A. C. Benson Quotes

A well begun is half ended... view

By: A. C. Benson

All the best stories are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape... view

By: A. C. Benson

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices.. view

By: A. C. Benson

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow... view

By: A. C. Benson

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears... view

By: A. C. Benson

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do... view

By: A. C. Benson

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene... view

By: A. C. Benson

People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way... view

By: A. C. Benson

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste... view

By: A. C. Benson

I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this... view

By: A. C. Benson

I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction... view

By: A. C. Benson

Man, an animal that makes bargains... view

By: A. C. Benson

When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory... view

By: A. C. Benson