Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett Quotes (17 quotations)

1. A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

2. Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

3. Being a husband is a whole-time job. That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

4. Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

5. Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

6. Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

7. No mind, however loving, could bear to see plainly into all the recess of another mind. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

8. Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

9. Real charity doesn't care if it's tax-deductible or not. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

10. The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

11. The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

12. The moment you're born you're done for. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

13. The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

14. There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

15. Water generally flows downhill in this area. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

16. We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

17. Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world. - Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett

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