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Frank Moore Colby

Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925) was an American educator and writer, born in Washington, D. C.. He graduated from Columbia University in 1888, was acting professor of history at Amherst College in 1890-91, lecturer on history at Columbia and instructor in history and economics at Barnard College from 1891 to 1895, and professor of economics at New York University thereafter until 1900.

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    Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.
    Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)

    I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
    —Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)

    Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.
    Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)

    When I was your age I went to bed right after supper. Sometimes I went to bed before supper. Sometimes I went without supper and didn’t go to bed at all.
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Horsefeathers, a wisecrack made to his son Frank (Zeppo Marx)

    What is there

    like fortitude! What sap
    went through that little thread
    to make the cherry red!
    —Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
    —Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)