Best Quotes by Don Marquis (Top 10)

  1. Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
  2. Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
  3. When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose?
  4. Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
  5. A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
  6. If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves.
  7. An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe in it.
  8. The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
  9. Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
  10. Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.

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