Ben Hecht Quotes

Most popular Ben Hecht Quotes

Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away.

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Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.
— Ben Hecht

love

People are sometimes the kindest to those they want to deceive.
— Ben Hecht

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Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.

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Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.

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The writer is a definite human phenomenon.  He is almost a type-–as pugilists are a type.  He may be a bad writer–an insipid one or a clumsy one-–but there is a bug in him that keeps spinning yarns.

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