William Allen White Quotations

William Allen White

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

If each man or woman could understand that every other human life is as full of sorrows, or joys, or base temptations, of heartaches and of remorse as his own . . . how much kinder, how much gentler he would be.

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.

Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.

Live for today. Multitudes of people have failed to live for today... What they have had within their grasp today they have missed entirely, because only the future has intrigued them.

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