Holbrook Jackson, fully George Holbrook Jackson

Holbrook
Jackson, fully George Holbrook Jackson
1874
1948

British Literary Scholar, Editor

Author Quotes

Those who seek happiness miss it, and those who discuss it, lack it.

Your library is your portrait.

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.

Beware of your habits. The better they are the more surely they will be your undoing.

A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children.

No one is ever old enough to "know better."

Every custom was once an eccentricity.

Happiness is a form of courage.

As soon as an idea is accepted it is time to reject it.

Education begins by teaching children to read and ends by making most of them hate reading.

Every custom was once an eccentricity; every idea was once an absurdity.

Genius is initiative on fire.

Pedantry is the dotage of knowledge.

The possession of a great many things, even the best of things, tends to blind one to the real value of anything.

Author Picture
First Name
Holbrook
Last Name
Jackson, fully George Holbrook Jackson
Birth Date
1874
Death Date
1948
Bio

British Literary Scholar, Editor