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A. C. Benson

British,  Author
Total Quotes : 13
Doing Often Offices

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.

- A. C. Benson

Change Needed Very

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.

- A. C. Benson

Important Good Taste Fact

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.

- A. C. Benson

Grow Through Sense

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.

- A. C. Benson

Own Show Tastes

I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.

- A. C. Benson

Best Which Stories

All the best stories are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

- A. C. Benson

Business Mind Means

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.

- A. C. Benson

Newspaper Read Form

I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.

- A. C. Benson

Life Long More

When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory.

- A. C. Benson

Worst Misfortunes Losses

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

- A. C. Benson

Wisdom Help Offers

People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

- A. C. Benson

Man Animal Makes

Man, an animal that makes bargains.

- A. C. Benson

Well Half Ended

A well begun is half ended.

- A. C. Benson