Charles Dudley Warner

Charles Dudley
Warner
1829
1900

American Essayist, Editor, Novelist

Author Quotes

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.

We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.

Public opinion is stronger than the Legislature, and nearly as strong as the Ten Commandments.

The chief effect of talk on any subject is to strengthen one's own opinions, and, in fact, one never knows exactly what he does believe until he is warmed into conviction by the heat of attack and defence.

Politics make strange bedfellows.

There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.

How many wars have been caused by fits of indigestion, and how many more dynasties have been upset by the love of woman than by the hate of man.

The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world finds that to-day is like yesterday, but he believes to-morrow will be different.

Author Picture
First Name
Charles Dudley
Last Name
Warner
Birth Date
1829
Death Date
1900
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American Essayist, Editor, Novelist