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O. Henry

American,  Writer
Total Quotes : 25
Francisco San Inhabitants

East is East, and West is San Francisco, according to Californians. Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State.

- O. Henry

Country Which Obtain

Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills.

- O. Henry

Places Feed Discovering

By nature and doctrines I am addicted to the habit of discovering choice places wherein to feed.

- O. Henry

Life Made Smiles

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.

- O. Henry

Which Shows Blows

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.

- O. Henry

New Deal Call

By rights you're a king. If I was you, I'd call for a new deal.

- O. Henry

Love Go Makes

It is said that love makes the world go 'round - the announcement lacks verification. It's wind from the dinner horn that does it.

- O. Henry

My Life Like Been

I have been called 'The American De Maupassant.' Well, I never wrote a filthy word in my life, and I don't like to be compared to a filthy writer.

- O. Henry

Never Read Before

I never have time to read now. I did all my reading before I was twenty.

- O. Henry

Environmental Achieve May

We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.

- O. Henry

Thanksgiving Purely Ours

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.

- O. Henry

Other Like Rule

Write what you like; there is no other rule.

- O. Henry

Funny Want Go Home

Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.

- O. Henry

Woman Invisible Plucked

She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).

- O. Henry

Funny Pass Knew

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.

- O. Henry

Fate Meet Aimless

The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

- O. Henry

Fortune Wayside While

The Venturer is one who keeps his eye on the hedgerows and wayside groves and meadows while he travels the road to Fortune.

- O. Henry

Love Art Starving

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!

- O. Henry

Happy Old Brings

It brings up happy old days when I was only a farmer and not an agriculturist.

- O. Henry

Finish Ever Great Place

It'll be a great place if they ever finish it.

- O. Henry