25 Total Quotes

Robert Lynd Quotes

It may be that all games are silly. But then, so are humans.
Robert Lynd
#Games

I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are imaginary and that if we kept quiet about them they would disappear.
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#Difficulty #American Producer

Most of us can remember a time when a birthday - especially if it was one's own - brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.
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#Birthday #American Producer

Almost any game with any ball is a good game.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf.
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#Golf

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long
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#Advice

There are some people who want to throw their arms round you just because it's Christmas, there are other people who want to strangle you just because its Christmas
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#Christmas

The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
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#Belief

Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering
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#Suffering

Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
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#American Producer

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
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#Man

Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
#Quote of the Day #Friends Or Friendship #American Producer

Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left.
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#American Producer

Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

There are some people who want to throw their arms round you just because it's Christmas, there are other people who want to strangle you just because its Christmas.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer

There is nothing that makes us feel so good as the idea that someone else is an evil-doer.
Robert Lynd
#American Producer