Charles Montague

Charles Montague

British journalist, author of novels and essays
A lot of our fellow liberals ... seem to me rather to doom themselves to futility in public affairs because the won't recognize that there's a zone of natural affection midway between the inner, or family one, and the outer, or all-humanity one. I suppose they are somehow short of a zone themselves and they seem to get vexed... The common man knows better, just as he'd know better if some philosopher told him he ought not to make invidious distinctions by feeding his own children in preference to others. But of course More Charles Montague quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To possess your soul in patience, with all the skin and some of the flesh burnt off your face and hands, is a job for a boy compared with the pains of a man who has lived pretty long in the exhilarating world that drugs or strong waters seem to create and is trying to live now in the first bald desolation created by knocking them off.More Charles Montague quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.More Charles Montague quotes [07/26/2011 08:07:59]
There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.More Charles Montague quotes [07/26/2011 08:07:54]
The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duty from the front line.More Charles Montague quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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