Max Eastman Quotes

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Max Eastman Quotes

Patriotism is one of the unalterable facts of mans nature. It is a virtue if you like it, and a vice if you dont like it.
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A smile is the universal welcome.

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Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.

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Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

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Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.

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Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.

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Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice, and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind.

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I don't know why it is we are in such a hurry to get up when we fall down. You might think we would lie there and rest for a while.

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A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.

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There is truth in the high opinion that in so far as a man conforms, he ceases to exist.

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Humor is a kind of emotional chaos told about calmly and quietly in retrospect.There is always a laugh in the utterly familiar.

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Laughter puts your brain, your central nervous system and your whole being into a state of free play.

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Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

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