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Quotes By William Lyon Phelps

Nationality
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DOB
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2-01-1865
DOD
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21-08-1943

Author William Lyon Phelps was born on 2nd January 1865 AD. An American citizen, William Lyon Phelps was born in United States. William Lyon Phelps was 78 years old when he died on 21th August 1943 AD. In his life William Lyon Phelps was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.

- William Lyon Phelps

A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.

- William Lyon Phelps

A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him.

- William Lyon Phelps

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.

- William Lyon Phelps

A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.

- William Lyon Phelps

I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.

- William Lyon Phelps

If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.

- William Lyon Phelps

If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.

- William Lyon Phelps

If I were running the world I would have it rain only between 2 and 5 a.m. Anyone who was out then ought to get wet.

- William Lyon Phelps

The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.

- William Lyon Phelps

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.

- William Lyon Phelps

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

- William Lyon Phelps

The happiest people in this world are those who have the most interesting thoughts.

- William Lyon Phelps

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

- William Lyon Phelps

The highest happiness on earth is marriage.

- William Lyon Phelps

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