Frank Moore Colby Quotes

Why need every honest poet be suspected of leading a quadruple life? Sometimes the second or third meaning is less interesting than the first, and the only really difficult thing about a poem is the critic’s explanation of it.

Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?

Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.

I know of no more disagreeable sensation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.