Quotes by Sir Compton MacKenzie

The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domesticated animal

Sir Compton MacKenzie

Other Great Authors


Never ruin an apology with an excuse.

Kimberly Johnson

When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.

E. F. Benson

How do they who think they are unhappy differ from they who actually are?

Countess Diane

Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Method of Nature 1841

Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.

Arnold Toynbee

Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it.

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The big thieves hang the little ones.

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