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Frank Moore Colby
(1865-1925) born on
Feb 10
US encyclopedia editor, essayist. His collection of essays, "The Colby Essays," 1921, includes "On Seeing Ten Bad Plays" and "Trials of an Encyclopedist."
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.

That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art.
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Colby Essays," vol. 1, "Quotation and Allusion." 1926.
R: "The Colby Essays," vol. 1, "Simple Simon," 1926.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: "The Colby Essays," vol. 1, "Trials of an Encyclopedist," 1926.

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