Edward Dahlberg Quotes

Most popular Edward Dahlberg Quotes

Every decision you make is a mistake.

mistakes decision-making

Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.

genius

Man hoards himself when he has nothing to give away.

selfishness

Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.

writing

I know sage, wormwood, and hyssop, but I can't smell character unless it stinks.

character

There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain it is positively bad.

advice

Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.

ambition

Intellectual sodomy, which comes from the refusal to be simple about plain matters, is as gross and abundant today as sexual perversion and they are nowise different from one another.

intellectuals