Robert Quillen, fully Verni Robert Quillen

Robert
Quillen, fully Verni Robert Quillen
1887
1948

American Journalist and Humorist

Author Quotes

Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for.

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.

The secret of happy marriage is simple: Just keep on being as polite to one another as you are to your best friends.

Why wish for the privilege of living your past life again? You begin a new one every morning

You aren't really old until nothing is fun enough to make you forget the weather.

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.

Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.

If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.

If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.

As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.

Another good reducing exercise consists in placing both hands against the table edge and pushing back.

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance.

The tragedy of ignorance is its complacency.

The one word above all others that makes marriage successful is "ours".

Author Picture
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Quillen, fully Verni Robert Quillen
Birth Date
1887
Death Date
1948
Bio

American Journalist and Humorist