O. Henry

O. Henry


Author Profession: US writer
Born: September 11, 1862
Died: June 05, 1901
Birth Sign: Virgo


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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Whenever he saw a dollar in another man's hands he took it as a personal grudge, if he couldn't take it any other way.

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

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

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.

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

Write what you like; there is no other rule.

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

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

When one loves one's Art no service seems too hard.

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

It couldn't have happened anywhere but in little old New York.

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

Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire. Angelina Jolie age

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger today

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood. Agatha Christie

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