Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

John Barrymore

American Actor

"A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams."

"Alimony is the most exorbitant of all stud-fees, and the worst feature of it is you pay it retroactively."

"I have always been subconsciously embarrassed by the “function” of Christmas and New Years - the spirit of “loving kindness,” that is presumed to come to a head like a boil once a year, when it has been magnificently concealed up to that moment!"

"Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."