Quotes by John McCrae

If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.

John McCrae

Other Great Authors


Oh! do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.

Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

Gertrude Stein

Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Oh, what tangled webs we weave, When we first practice to deceive.

Sir Walter Scott

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.

Michel Leiris

The wise man will love; all others will desire.

Afranius »

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

Sir Richard Steele »