Quotes by John Viscount Morley

Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.

John Viscount Morley

It is not enough to do good one must do it the right way.

John Viscount Morley

Other Great Authors

Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.

Simone Weil

Nicky I think in all fairness, I should explain to you exactly what it is that I do. For instance tomorrow morning ill get up nice and early, take a walk down over to the bank and... walk in and see and uh... if you don't have my money for me, I'll... crack your f***in' head wide-open in front of everybody in the bank. And just about the time I'm comin' out of jail, hopefully, you'll be coming out of your coma. And guess what I'll split your f***in' head open again. 'Cause I'm f***in' stupid. I don't give a f*** about jail. That's my business. That's what I do.


The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.

Horace Walpole

I think that I shall never seeA poem lovely as a tree.

Joyce Kilmer, Trees poem, 1914

Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.

William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1 scene 1 »

Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.

Woody Allen »

Science cannot stop while ethics catches up -- and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.

Elvin Stackman »