Frank Moore Colby Quotes

Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.

Frank Moore Colby

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

Frank Moore Colby

Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.

Frank Moore Colby

Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.

Frank Moore Colby

By rights, is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

Frank Moore Colby

By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

Frank Moore Colby

Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.

Frank Moore Colby

Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.

Frank Moore Colby
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