Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.

— Heywood Broun

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Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tiger, the tiger will become a vegetarian.

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The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

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Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, I can do no other.

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

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

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The tradition of professional baseball always has been agreeably free of chivalry. The rule is, "Do anything you can get away with."

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Write the news as if your very life depended on it. It does!

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Men are blind in their own cause.

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

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Only Puritans think of the Devil as the most fascinating figure in the universe.

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Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment.

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When the ball was last seen crossing the roof of the stand in deep right field at 315 feet, we wonder whether new baseballs conversing together in the original package ever remark: "Join Ruth and see the world."

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About Heywood Broun

Quotes 32 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Birthday October 16

Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else.

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I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.

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Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.

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

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A liberal is a man who leaves a room when the fight begins.

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We must bring ourselves to realize that it is necessary to support free speech for the things we hate in order to ensure it for the things in which we believe with all our heart.

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A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.

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God, as some cynic has said, is always on the side which has the best football coach.

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A cat is nobody's fool.

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

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

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The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda.

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Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.

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Except that right side up is best, there is not much to learn about holding a baby. There are one hundred and fifty-two distinctly different ways --and all are right! At least all will do.

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Free speech is about as good as cause as the world has ever known.

But, like the poor, it is always with us and gets shoved aside in favour of things which seem at some given moment more vital.

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In a certain sense every creative person is a reformer, but this does not mean that he must be in his work a propagandist for good roads, shorter hours, and a low tariff. All these are excellent things, but they need not be the concern of the artist.

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

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

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For the truth there is no deadline.

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