Don Marquis

full name Donald Robert Perry Marquis, American comedian and author
29 July 1878 — 29 December 1937

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Publishing a volume of verse [is] like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child`s parent or grandparent.

Ours is a world where people don`t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.


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