Best Quotes by Max Beerbohm (Top 10)

  1. Some people are born to lift heavy weights, some are born to juggle golden balls.
  2. People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.
  3. To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
  4. Only the insane take themselves seriously.
  5. Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best. Genius must always have lapses proportionate to its triumphs.
  6. People are either born hosts or born guests.
  7. No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
  8. When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.
  9. You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind-legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.
  10. The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.

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