Clarence Day Quotes

Most popular Clarence Day Quotes

Too many moralists begin with a dislike of reality.
— Clarence Day
Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
— Clarence Day

experience

You can't sweep other people off their feet, if you can't be swept off your own.
— Clarence Day

enthusiasm

This is a hard and precarious world, where every mistake and infirmity must be paid for in full.

mistakes

Dogs have more love than integrity. They've been true to us, yes, but they haven't been true to themselves.
— Clarence Day
Dogs have more love than integrity.  They've been true to us, yes, but they haven't been true to themselves.

dogs

We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways.
— Clarence Day

nature

Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity will enjoy the accumulating of facts, far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.

curiosity

Elephants suffer from too much patience.  Their exhibitions of it may seem superb—such power and such restraint, combined, are noble—but a quality carried to excess defeats itself.

animals