Heywood Campbell Broun Quotes

The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one, or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.

Personally I have no enthusiasm for organized jeering sections but I hold that the spontaneous right of raspberry should be denied to no one in America.

Her mind is so open that the wind whistles through it.

The belief in immortality rests not very much on the hope of going on. Few of us want to do that, but we would like very much to begin again.

I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.

The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.

Repartee is what you wish you’d said.

Men build bridges and throw railroads across deserts, and yet they contend successfully that the job of sewing on a button is beyond them. Accordingly, they don’t have to sew buttons.

The pursuit of happiness belongs to us, but we must climb around or over the church to get it.

Men are blind in their own cause.