William Norman Ewer Quote
As quoted in: The Week-End Book (1924). Cecil Browne responded in 1924 as follows: But not so odd / As those who choose / A Jewish God / Yet spurn the Jews.
“No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.”
The Education of Henry Adams (1907)
“Pale Ebenezer thought it wrong to fight,
But Roaring Bill (who killed him) thought it right.”
“Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
“A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.”
Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches (1963 edition), Transaction Publishers - ISBN: 9781412822220
William Norman Ewer
Bio: William Norman Ewer was a British journalist, remembered mostly now for a few lines of verse. He was known as William or Norman, and by the nickname Trilby. He was prominent writing on foreign affairs for the London Daily Herald. It is now increasingly well established that he spied for the Soviet Union during the 1920s.