John Mason Brown Quotes (13 quotations)

1. A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember. - John Mason Brown

2. Among the Round Tablers [at the Algonquin Hotel],Sherwood stood out like a grandfather's clock. The tick of his talk was measured, his words seeming to be spaced by minutes, but when he chimed he struck gaily. - John Mason Brown

3. Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others. - John Mason Brown

4. He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace. - John Mason Brown

5. How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around in circles! - John Mason Brown

6. Reasoning with a child is fine, if you can reach the child's reason without destroying your own. - John Mason Brown

7. She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life. - John Mason Brown

8. So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies. - John Mason Brown

9. Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes. - John Mason Brown

10. The comic book [is] the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future. - John Mason Brown

11. The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action. - John Mason Brown

12. The more I observed Washington, the more frequently I visited it, and the more people I interviewed there, the more I understood how prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid it out as a city that goes around in circles. - John Mason Brown

13. The more one has seen of the good, the more one asks for the better. - John Mason Brown

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