” Yes, Dan’l Webster’s dead – or, at least, they buried him. But every time there’s a thunderstorm around Marshfield, they say you can hear his rolling voice in the hollows of the sky. “


” You work hard, and you’ll rise. But, if you’ve got any foolish notions, just knock them on the head and forget them. “


” You can’t depend on the kind of folks people think they are – you’ve got to go by what they do. And I wouldn’t give much for a man that some folks hadn’t thought was a fool, in his time. “


” You call my candidate a horse thief, and I call yours a lunatic, and we both of us know it’s just till election day. It’s an American custom, like eating corn on the cob. And, afterwards, we settle down quite peaceably and agree we’ve got a pretty good country – until next election. “


” You can’t do business with a man who doesn’t know the meaning of a contract. You can’t do business with a firm who swears they’ll do one thing one day and does just the opposite the next. You can’t do business with a company who takes your goods on a cash basis and then pays you off in bum harmonicas. “


” It is forbidden to go east, but I have gone, forbidden to go on the great river, but I am there. Open your hearts, you spirits, and hear my song. “


” Truth is a hard deer to hunt. If you eat too much truth at once, you may die of the truth. “


” Trouble with women. Can’t do any art and be married if you’re in love with your wife. “



All 8 Stephen Vincent Benet Quotes about You in picture


Yes, Dan
You work hard, and you
You can
You call my candidate a horse thief, and I call yours a lunatic, and we both of us know it
You can
It is forbidden to go east, but I have gone, forbidden to go on the great river, but I am there. Open your hearts, you spirits, and hear my song.
Truth is a hard deer to hunt. If you eat too much truth at once, you may die of the truth.
Trouble with women. Can

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