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Alexander Chase Quotes


An American journalist
(1926 - )

A man's home is his wife's castle.
 

A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily.
 

A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
[Forgiveness]
 

All generalizations are false, including this one.
 

He who considers his work beneath him will be above doing it well.
[Work]
 

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
 

Memory is the thing you forget with.
[Memory]
 

More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.
[Forgiveness]
 

One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
 

People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader - occasionally in the right direction.
 

The banalities of a great man pass for wit.
[Greatness]
 

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.
[Forgiveness]
 

The peak of tolerance is most readily achieved by those who are not burdened with convictions.
 

There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.
[Success]
 

To remain young one must change. The perpetual campus hero is not a young man but an old boy.
[Change]
 

To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
[Forgiveness]
 

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.
[Forgiveness]
 

Without the spice of guilt, sin cannot be fully savored.
[Guilt]