DON MARQUIS Quotes

There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.

Don Marquis

What man calls civilization always results in deserts.

DON MARQUIS

Persian pussy from over the sea demure and lazy and smug and fat none of your ribbons and bells for me ours is the zest of the alley cat

Don Marquis

An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe it.

Don Marquis

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.

Don Marquis

Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.

Don Marquis

Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.

Don Marquis

The most pleasant and useful persons are those who leave some of the problems of the universe for God to worry about.

Don Marquis

What I like about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with the present.

Don Marquis

An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.

Don Marquis

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work ask him, 'Whose?'

Don Marquis

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

Don Marquis

Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint

Don Marquis

Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.

Don Marquis

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.

Don Marquis

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