Randolph Silliman Bourne

Randolph Silliman Bourne

American writer and intellectual

Lived from: 1886-1918

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Randolph Silliman Bourne

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    A man with few friends is only halfdeveloped; there are whole sides of his nature which are locked up and have never been expressed.
    Source: Youth and life (1913)
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    Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
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    Most older men live only in the experience of their youthful years.
    Source: Youth and life (1913)
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    Our friends are chosen for us by some hidden law of sympathy, and not by our conscious wills.
    Source: Youth and life (1913)
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    Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
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    We must recognize that our real duty is always found running in the direction of our worthiest desires.
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    The logic of the heart is usually better than the logic of the head, and the consistency of sympathy is superior as rule for life to the consistency of the intellect.
    Source: Youth and life (1913)
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