Robertson Quotes

" There is no nonsense so gross that society will not...

" There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity." β€” Robertson Davies
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"A happy childhood has...

"A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life." β€” Robertson Davies
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"The world is full of people whose notion...

"The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past." β€” Robertson Davies
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"Few people can see geni...

"Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them." β€” Robertson Davies
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"To be a book-collector is to combine ...

"To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser." β€” Robertson Davies
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" There is no nonsense so gross that society will not...

" There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity." β€” Robertson Davies
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"The love of truth li...

"The love of truth lies at the root of much humor." β€” Robertson Davies
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 02
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"I do not 'get' ...

"I do not 'get' ideas; ideas get me." - Robertson Davies
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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β€œThis is the Great Theatre of Life. Admission is free, but ...

β€œThis is the Great Theatre of Life. Admission is free, but the taxation is mortal. You come when you can, and leave when you must. The show is continuous. Goodnight.” ― Robertson Davies
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"She has been kissed as often as a ...

"She has been kissed as often as a police-court Bible, and by much the same class of people." ~ Robertson Davies
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 31
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