Quotes by William Lyon Phelps

William Lyon Phelps was an American author, critic and scholar. He taught the first American university course on the modern novel.

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Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.

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One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.

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The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

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Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.

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If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.

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