Heywood Broun, fully Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun

Heywood
Broun, fully Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun
1888
1939

American Journalist, Novelist and Columnist

Author Quotes

Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment.

Men are blind in their own cause.

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

Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else.

The average child is an almost non-existent myth. To be normal one must be peculiar in some way or another.

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

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

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

A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.

For truth there is no deadline.

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

Nobody expects to find comfort and companionability in reformers.

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

The average child is an almost non-existent myth. To be normal one must be peculiar in some way or another.

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First Name
Heywood
Last Name
Broun, fully Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun
Birth Date
1888
Death Date
1939
Bio

American Journalist, Novelist and Columnist