Best Quotes by John Mason Brown (Top 10)

  1. He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.
  2. A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
  3. Friendship should be a private pleasure, not a public boast. I loathe those braggarts who are forever trying to invest themselves with importance by calling important people by their first names in or out of print. Such first-naming for effect makes me cringe.
  4. Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
  5. America is a land where men govern, but women rule.
  6. The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from small mirrors in vanity cases.
  7. Reasoning with a child is fine, if you can reach the child's reason without destroying your own.
  8. Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes.
  9. The comic book is the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future.
  10. So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies.

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