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Heywood Broun Quotes

A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.

Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.

Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, I can do no other.

I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.

Nobody talks about God as those who insist that there is no God.

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

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

The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they don't read.

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.

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