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12 Famous Quotes by James Agate
9/9/1877 - 6/6/1947
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New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.

New year Quotes, by James Agate

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I don't know very much, but what I do know, I know better than anybody else and I don't want to argue about it... A mind is not a bed to be made and re-made.

Knowledge Quotes, by James Agate

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Theatre director: a person engaged by the management to conceal the fact that the players cannot act.

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I wonder what it is in the New York air that enables me to sit up till all hours of the night in an atmosphere which in London would make a horse dizzy, but here merely clears the brain

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The Englishman can get along with sex quite perfectly so long as he can pretend that it isn't sex but something else.

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The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it

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Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.

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I don't know very much, but what I do know I know better than anybody, and I don't want to argue about it. I know what I think about an actor or an actress, and am not interested in what anybody else thinks.

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My mind is not a bed to be made and remade.

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The worst of failure of this kind is that it spoils the market for more competent performers.

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Your Englishman, confronted by something abnormal will always pretend that it isn't there. If, however, you force him to look into it, he'll at once pretend that he sees the object not for what it is but for something that he would like it to be.

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New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by James Agate

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