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Frank Burgess

Data de nascimento: 30. Janeiro 1866
Data de falecimento: 18. Setembro 1951

Frank Gelett Burgess foi um humorista e poeta norte americano.

Citações Frank Burgess

„Máximas são pequenos sermões.“

—  Frank Burgess

Yet maxims have their place, for they are little sermons.
The Romance of the Commonplace‎ - Página 291, Gelett Burgess - The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1916, 344 páginas

„Para apreciar o 'nonsense' é necessário interesse sério pela vida.“

—  Frank Burgess

To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life
Frank Burgess citado em "The Columbia dictionary of quotations‎" - Página 431, de Robert Andrews - publicado por Columbia University Press, 1993, ISBN 0231071949, 9780231071949 - 1092 páginas

„Ah, yes, I wrote the "Purple Cow"—
I'm Sorry, now, I wrote it;
But I can tell you Anyhow
I'll Kill you if you Quote it!“

—  Gelett Burgess

Poem Confession: and a Portrait Too, Upon a Background that I Rue (1897)
Reacting to the many parodies of his poem.
Confession (1897)

„there are no roads in all Bohemia!“

—  Gelett Burgess

From the essay Where is Bohemia? http://archive.org/stream/romanceofcommonp00burgiala#page/128/mode/2up in The Romance of the Commonplace (1902).

„To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.“

—  Gelett Burgess

From the essay The Sense of Humor http://books.google.com/books?id=y-MhAAAAMAAJ&q="To+appreciate+nonsense+requires+a+serious+interest+in+life"&pg=PA64#v=onepage first published in The Romance of the Commonplace (1902).

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