Compton Mackenzie, fully Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie

Compton
Mackenzie, fully Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie
1883
1972

Scottish Novelist, Writer and Nationalist

Author Quotes

For me, one of the pleasures of cats' company is their devotion to bodily comfort

Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.

Nobody who is not prepared to spoil cats will get from them the reward they are able to give to those who do spoil them.

The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domesticated animal/

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.

If I were a godfather wishing a gift on a child, it would be that he should always be more interested in other people than in himself. That's a real gift.

Take two workers in an organization. One limits his giving by wages he is paid. He insists on being paid instantly for what he does. That shows he is a man of limited imagination and intelligence. The other is a natural giver. His philosophy of life compels him to make himself useful. He knows that if he takes care of other people's problems they will be forced to take care of him to protect their own interests. The more a man gives of himself to his work, the more he will get out of it, both in wages and satisfaction.

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First Name
Compton
Last Name
Mackenzie, fully Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie
Birth Date
1883
Death Date
1972
Bio

Scottish Novelist, Writer and Nationalist