George Jean Nathan

George Jean Nathan (February 14, 1882 - April 8, 1958) was an American drama critic and editor

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A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.Rate it:
A ready way to lose your friend is to lend him money. Another equally ready way to lose him is to refuse to lend him money. It is six of one and a half dozen of the other.Rate it:
An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.Rate it:
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.Rate it:
Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.Rate it:
Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.Rate it:
I drink to make other people seem more interesting.Rate it:
I only drink to make other people seem interesting.Rate it:
I only drink to make other people seem more interesting.Rate it:
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.Rate it:
Marriage is based on the theory that when man discovers a brand of beer exactly to his taste he should at once throw up his job and go work in the brewery.Rate it:
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.Rate it:
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.Rate it:
Politics is the pursuit of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men.Rate it:
The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.Rate it:
The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.Rate it:
To speak of morals in art is to speak of legislature in sex. Art is the sex of the imagination.Rate it:
Women can form a friendship with a man very well but to preserve it--to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.Rate it:

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