Joseph Wood Krutch

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Joseph Wood Krutch

The most serious charge that can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.More Joseph Wood Krutch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.More Joseph Wood Krutch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.More Joseph Wood Krutch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.More Joseph Wood Krutch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.More Joseph Wood Krutch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.More Joseph Wood Krutch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Custom has furnished the only basis which ethics have ever had, and there is no conceivable human action which custom has not at one time justified and at another condemnedMore Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Logic is the art of going wrong with confidenceMore Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of God we call him a sportsman.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what they want.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is . . . sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Custom has furnished the only basis which ethics have ever had.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.More Joseph Wood Krutch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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