Quotations by Elmer Davis

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Born: Monday, January 13, 1890
Died: Sunday, May 18, 1958 (68 years old)
Profession: Journalist
Nationality: American


One of the things that is wrong with America is that everybody who has done anything at all in his own field is expected to be an authority on every subject under the sun.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: America, Authority, Sun, Wrong)

The first and great commandment is, don't let them scare you.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: First)

This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: Men, Truth, People, Error, Liberty, Majority, May, Nation, Will)

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: Home, Land, Nation, Will)

This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: Cowards, Will)

This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: Home, Land, Will)

When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: Truth, Man)







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