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26 Famous Quotes by Arnold Bennett
5/27/1867 - 3/27/1931
Also Known As:  
Enoch Arnold Bennett     Arnold E. Bennett     Arnold Bennet
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Good taste is better than bad taste, but bad taste is better than no taste.

Taste Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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All wrong doing is done in the sincere belief that it is the best thing to do.

Relationships Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

Change Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Procrastination is suicide on the installment plan

Procrastination Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.

Depression Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.

Worry Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man.

Being Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. - "The Arnold Bennett Calendar".

Inspirational Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else; hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.

Inspirational Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Some birds aren't meant to be caged, their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up, does rejoice. I guess I just miss my friend.

Friends / friendship Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.

Friends / friendship Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Essential characteristic of the really great novelist: a Christ-like, all-embracing compassion.

Books and reading Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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A sense of the value of time--that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities--is an essential preliminary to efficient work; it is the only method of avoiding hurry.

Efficiency Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.

Negativity Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Women are strange and incomprehensible, a device invented by Providence to keep the wit of man well sharpened by constant employment

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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The traveler, however virginal and enthusiastic, does not enjoy an unbroken ecstasy. He has periods of gloom, periods when he asks himself the object of all these exertions, and puts the question whether or not he is really experiencing pleasure. At such times he suspects that he is not seeing the right things, that the characteristic, the right aspects of these strange scenes are escaping him. He looks forward dully to the days of his holiday yet to pass, and wonders how he will dispose of them. He is disgusted because his money is not more, his command of the language so slight, and his capacity for enjoyment so limited.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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`Ye can call it influenza if ye like,' said Mrs Machin. `There was no influenza in my young days. We called a cold a cold.'

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort, who never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arnold Bennett

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