Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Henry Christopher "H.C." Bailey

British Detective Story Writer

"No one's worth wrath."

"Sympathy is the worst infirmity of muddling minds."

"Time is unforgiving."

"Indecision and hesitation are the weakness of a careful nature always intent on the saving of face and losing it thereby."

"The origin of civilization is man's determination to do nothing for himself which he can get done for him."

"In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles."