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Gelett Burgess Quotes





I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one: But I can tell you, anyhow I'd rather see than be one.
 

If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead.
 

Old friends, we say, are best, when some sudden disillusionment shakes our faith in a new comrade.
[Friendship]
 

There is work that is work and there is play that is play; there is play that is work and work that is play. And in only one of these lie happiness.
[Happiness]
 

To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.