Best Quotes by George Jean Nathan (Top 10)

  1. Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
  2. Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.
  3. Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
  4. Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
  5. A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
  6. The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.
  7. The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
  8. Politics is the diversion of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men.
  9. Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
  10. Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.

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