Don Marquis Quotes


The successful people are the ones who can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.
Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe in it.
It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
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