Heywood Broun Quotes

The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they do not read.

Heywood Broun

Being a well-dressed man is a career, and he who goes in for it has no time for anything else.

Heywood Broun

Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.

Heywood Broun

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

Heywood Broun

The urge to gamble is so universal,and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Heywood Broun

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Heywood Broun

The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda.

Heywood Broun

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 donít have to sew buttons.

Heywood Broun

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

Heywood Broun

The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they don't read.

Heywood Broun

The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts.

Heywood Broun

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

Heywood Broun

Everybody favors free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.

Heywood Broun

Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.

Heywood Broun

In the march up to the heights of fame, there comes a spot close to the summit in which a man reads nothing but detective stories.

Heywood Broun

Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tiger, the tiger will become a vegetarian.

Heywood Broun
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