Best Quotes by Charles Dudley Warner (Top 10)

  1. The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
  2. Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
  3. Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the fire.
  4. Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
  5. Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
  6. Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
  7. What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.
  8. Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do; but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
  9. The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world finds that today is like yesterday, but he believes tomorrow will be different.
  10. One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one.

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