Joseph Wood Krutch Quotes

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Born: November 25, 1893,
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Died: , May 22, 1970
Occupation: Author

1.
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

2.
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

3.
Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

4.
If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

5.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

6.
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

7.
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

8.
The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

9.
Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

10.
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

11.
When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

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