Born: June 11, 1856
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.A.
Died: May 7, 1915
Occupation: Artist, Author, Philosopher, and Publisher
Profile: Founded the Roycroft Press in 1895.
Number of Quotes: 9
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.
Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
If we cannot be powerful and happy and prey on others, we invent conscience and prey on ourselves.
If your religion does not change you, then you should change your religion.
It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Young women with ambitions should be very crafty and cautious, lest mayhap they be caught in the soft, silken mesh of a happy marriage, and go down to oblivion, dead to the world.