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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."
         
   
F
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.

R
That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
A
The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art.
N
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
K
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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