A. E. W. Mason Quotes (1 quote)
“Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.”
The Art of Worldly Wisdom (2010 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780385421317
I Want to Live in a City Where... (2006)
“The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.”
―Thomas B. Macaulay
Earliest attribution found: The Western Honey Bee, Volumes 14-15, State Bee-keepers' Association., 1926, p. 31
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A. E. W. Mason
Born: May 7, 1865
Died: November 22, 1948 (aged 83)
Bio: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel The Four Feathers.