Quotations by John Mason Brown

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Born: Tuesday, July 3, 1900
Profession: Critic
Nationality: American

A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
- John Mason Brown

America is a land where men govern, but women rule.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Men, Women, America, Land)

Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Charm, Light, Woman)

He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Play)

How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around in circles!
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Washington)

I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Time, Waiting)

No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Home, Cause, Heaven)

So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Memories, Today, Tomorrow)

Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Eyes, Television)

The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Action, Indolence, Man, Opinion, Trials)

The more one has seen of the good, the more one asks for the better.
- John Mason Brown

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Happiness, Purpose)

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