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Henry S. Haskins (1875 – 1957)


Stockbroker and man of letters.
Henry S. Haskins
Dive where the water is deep.
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The way to get the most out of a victory is to follow it with another that makes it look small.
Haskins
It is the semi-learned who scorn the ignorant; the learned know too much about them for that.




Haskins Henry S. quotes
... memories that never ride anything but sound waves.
Haskins Henry S.
When you start to indulge yourself, remember it is what they do with invalids and children.
Henry S. Haskins quotes
There never is any diminution of the vast majority, indifferent to what they are, whence they came, and whither they go, who rush from business to pastime, and from pastime back to business, leaving no vacancy into which the unknown might slip a little experimental greatness.
Henry S. Haskins
Some live lies who won’t tell them; some tell lies who won’t live them.
Haskins Henry S. quotes
Avoid membership in a body of persons pledged to only one side of anything.
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He who longs for the far-away proves thereby that he has corrupted the near-at-hand.
Haskins Henry S.
We are no more alike under the skin than we are on top of it.
Henry S. Haskins
Stand aloof from your own opinions; they seek to lure you with an illusive certainty.




Henry S. Haskins quotes
What lies behind us and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Henry S. Haskins
Compliments have lost their lure by the time a man does not have to fish for them.
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Make a party over your negative thoughts, assuring them that they are the safest, the most cautious, company you have ever kept. At first they will swallow your flattery, but then suddenly, stricken with shame, and knowing themselves for the impostors they are, out and off they will go.
Haskins Henry S.
By an unfailing coincidence, the man who wrongs us is a villain, and the man who does us a kindness is a saint.
Haskins Henry S. quotes
Symbols have a trick of stealing the show away from the thing they stand for.
Henry S. Haskins
Where you find imagination tracing the outlines and reason filling in the details, there you have a man.
Henry S. Haskins quotes
The man who feels that he must be hopeful and cheerful to get along ignores the careers of some pretty successful misanthropes.
Henry S. Haskins
The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.
Haskins Henry S.
We should train our desires to show the way to our dreams.


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