Charles Dudley Warner Quotes

A boy has a natural genius for combining business with pleasure.

If there was any petting to be done, he chose to do it. Often he would sit looking at me, and then, moved by a delicate affection, come and pull at my coat and sleeve until he could touch my face with his nose, and then go away contented.

A cynic might suggest as the motto of modern life this simple legend – “Just as good as the real.”

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.

What a man needs in gardening is a cast iron back, with a hinge in it.