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William Allen White
February 10, 1868 - 1944
Nationality: American
Category: Editor
Subcategory: American Editor

Consistency is the paste jewel that only cheap men cherish.


Whoever tramples on the plea for justice temperately made in the name of peace only outrages peace and kills something fine in the heart of man which God put there when we got our manhood.


Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.


The facts fairly and honestly presented; truth will take care of itself.


A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal.


I have tried to teach people there are three kicks in every dollar: one, when you make it; two, when you have it. The third kick it when you give it away - and it is the biggest kick of all.


Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.


My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.


Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.


I have never been bored an hour in my life. I get up every morning wondering what new strange glamorous thing is going to happen and it happens at fairly regular intervals.


Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs.


Liberty is the only thing you can't have unless you give it to others.


Peace without justice is tyranny.


I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today!


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