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Arthur Guiterman Quotes


An American writer best known for his humorous poems.
(1871 - 1943)

Active minds that think and study, Like swift brooks are seldom muddy.
 

Admitting error clears the score, and proves you wiser than before.
[Courage]
 

Amoebas at the start were not complex -They tore themselves apart and started sex.
[Sex]
 

Brotherton So once in every year we throng Upon a day apart, To praise the Lord with feast and song In thankfulness of heart.
[Thanksgiving]
 

Don't tell your friends about your indigestion. "How are you" is a greeting, not a question.
 

Oh, the saddest of sights in a world of sin Is a little lost pup with his tail tucked in!
[Dogs]
 

Talent made a poor appearance. Until he married Perseverance.
[Perseverance]
 

The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.
[Ability]
 

The porcupine, whom one must handle gloved, may be respected, but is never loved.
[Love]
 

The stones that Critics hurl with Harsh Intent A Man may use to build a Monument.
 

Who knows what he is told, must know a lot of things that are not so.