The best Quotations


Doubt and despair, like hope, are born in imagination.
- Robert Lynd

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
- Robert Lynd

It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
- Robert Lynd

It is in games that many men discover their paradise.
- Robert Lynd

It may be that all games are silly. but then, so are human beings.
- Robert Lynd

No doubt there are other important things in life besides conflict, but there are not many things so inevitably interesting.
- Robert Lynd

No human being believes that any other human being has a right to be in bed when he himself is up.
- Robert Lynd

Surely it is better to tell the truth behind people's backs than never to tell it at all.
- Robert Lynd

The habit of courtesy, when once acquired, is almost impossible to get rid of.
- Robert Lynd

The shy man usually finds that he has been shy without a cause, and that, in practice, no one takes the slightest notice of him.
- Robert Lynd

The truth is, most of us believe in trying to make other people happy, only if they can be happy in ways which we can approve.
- Robert Lynd

The virtue of a medicine probably lies to a considerable extent in the will to get well with which one purchases it.
- Robert Lynd

There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is christmas.
- Robert Lynd

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
- Robert Lynd


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Quotation The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds. - writer
Quotation No man ever loved like Jesus. He taught the blind to see and the dumb to speak. He died on the cross to save us. He bore our sins. And now God says, ''Because He did, I can forgive you.'' - writer
Quotation Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them. - writer
Quotation I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart. - writer
Quotation Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly. - writer
Quotation What we play is life. - writer