Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Austin O'Malley

American Oculist

"After thirty-five a man begins to have thoughts about women; before that age he has feelings."

"All things come to him that waits - even justice."

"Busy souls have no time to be busybodies."

"If you would know a man, first learn to love him."

"It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie."

"Education should be a conscious, methodical application of the best means in the wisdom of the ages to the end that youth may know how to live completely."

"Every April God rewrites the Book of Genesis."

"Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye."

"Memory is a crazy woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food."

"Physical science reads through its sense of touch like a blind man, and the supply of books in braille type on the spiritual life is very small."

"The statesman shears the sheep, the politician skins them."