John Mason Brown Quotes (32 quotes)
“A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.”
―John Mason Brown
Speak for yourself, John: the life of John Mason Brown, with some of his letters and many of his opinions (1974 edition), Viking Adult
Interview on 28 July 1955 where Brown was quoting a young friend of his son. As reported in Best Quotes of '54, '55, '56 (1957) by James B. Simpson
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John Mason Brown
Born: July 3, 1900
Died: March 16, 1969 (aged 68)
Occupation: Critic, columnist, journalist
Bio: John Mason Brown was an American drama critic and author.
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