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Heywood Broun (1888 – 1939)


American journalist, sportswriter and newspaper columnist in New York City.
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Heywood Broun
The artist has never been a dictator, since he understands better than anybody else the variations in human personality.
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Everybody favors free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.
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The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they don't read.




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Being a well-dressed man is a career, and he who goes in for it has no time for anything else.
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Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
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The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
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The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda.
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Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.
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There is no proselyter half so energetic as the hard-shelled atheist.
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I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.
Heywood Broun
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts.




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In the march up to the heights of fame, there comes a spot close to the summit in which a man reads nothing but detective stories.
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Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tiger, the tiger will become a vegetarian.
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The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.
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