The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have.

Ring Lardner on family
80

They gave each other a smile with a future in it.

Ring Lardner on future
13

An optimist is a girl who mistakes a bulge for a curve.

Ring Lardner on optimism
2

A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.

Ring Lardner on big
0

No one, ever, wrote anything as well even after one drink as he would have done with out it.

Ring Lardner on drink
0

He looked at me as if I were a side dish he hadn't ordered.

Ring Lardner on dish
0

About Ring Lardner

Name Ring Lardner
Quotes 6 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Comedian
Birthday October 16
About Ringgold Wilmer Lardner was an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical takes on the sports world, marriage, and the theatre.Father of author Ring Lardner Jr.
Top topics temptation, stamped, envelope, enclosing, writers