Quotes by Joseph Wood Krutch
- 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.
- Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
- Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.
- If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.
- If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
- It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
- 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.
- 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.
- What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
- 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.