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Max Beerbohm
Max Beerbohm
(1872 - 1956)
English caricaturist.
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You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.
The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end.
- Max Beerbohm | Greatness Quotes
The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.
To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be.
- Max Beerbohm | The Home Quotes
The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.
- Max Beerbohm | Memory Quotes
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
- Max Beerbohm | Quips and Comments Quotes
Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
- Max Beerbohm | Virtue Quotes
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
- Max Beerbohm | Work Quotes
I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
- Max Beerbohm | Other Side Quotes
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.
- Max Beerbohm | The Past Quotes
Some people are born to lift heavy weights, some are born to juggle golden balls.
- Max Beerbohm | Work Quotes
There is much to be said for failure. It is more interesting than success.


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