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Heywood Broun

Dátum narodenia: 7. december 1888
Dátum úmrtia: 18. december 1939

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„Šport neutvára charakter, ale odkrýva ho.“

„The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from the beasts.“


„Any given censor is a fool. The very fact that he is a censor indicates that.“ Anthony Comstock: Roundsman of the Lord

„Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.“

„With the suggestion of a compromise Gawaine mustered up enough courage to speak.
"What will you do if I surrender?" he asked.
"Why, I'll eat you," said the dragon.
"And if I don't surrender?"
"I'll eat you just the same.“
The Fifty-First Dragon

„He had a marvelously versatile gift for forgetting things.“ The Fifty-First Dragon

„As the dragon charged it released huge clouds of hissing steam through its nostrils. It was almost as if a gigantic teapot had gone mad.“ The Fifty-First Dragon

„He was of the mold from which great men are made. Having said of anything 'Let it be done' he at once felt not only that it was accomplished, but that he had done it himself.“ Seeing Things at Night


„Let's see," mused the dragon, "that doesn't tell us much, does it? What sort of a word is this? Is it an epithet, do you think?"
Gawaine could do no more than nod.
"Why, of course," exclaimed the dragon, "reactionary Republican.“
The Fifty-First Dragon

„The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins.“

„Here you have learned the theories of life," continued the Headmaster, resuming the thread of his discourse, "but after all, life is not a matter of theories. Life is a matter of facts. It calls on the young and the old alike to face these facts, even though they are hard and sometimes unpleasant. Your problem, for example, is to slay dragons.“ The Fifty-First Dragon