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Max Beerbohm

Data de nascimento: 24. Agosto 1872
Data de falecimento: 20. Maio 1956
Outros nomes: Henry Maximilian Max Beerbohm

Max Beerbohm, pseudônimo de Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm foi um parodista e caricaturista inglês.

N. John Hall escreveu uma biografia sobre Max Beerbohm, de nome "A Kind of Life”, Yale University Press. Wikipedia

Citações Max Beerbohm

„Existe muito mais coisa para ser dita sobre o fracasso. Ele é muito mais interessante do que o sucesso.“

—  Max Beerbohm

There is much to be said for failure. It is more interesting than success
"Mainly on the air"‎ - Página 34, Sir Max Beerbohm - A. A. Knopf, 1946 - 142 páginas

„Nenhum trabalho de qualidade pode ser feito sem concentração e auto-sacrifício, esforço e dúvida“

—  Max Beerbohm

No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
"And even now, and A Christmas garland‎" - Página 64, Parte 68 de Dutton everyman paperback, Autor Sir Max Beerbohm, Editora Dutton, 1960, 275 páginas

„Um homem presunçoso está simplesmente satisfeito com o efeito que produz nos outros. Um homem vaidoso está satisfeito com o efeito que produz em si próprio.“

—  Max Beerbohm

A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
"And even now, and A Christmas garland‎" - Página 114, Sir Max Beerbohm - Dutton, 1960 - 275 páginas

„Only the insane take themselves quite seriously.“

—  Max Beerbohm

Quoted in Max by David Cecil (1964), ch. 2

„The Socratic manner is not a game at which two can play.“

—  Max Beerbohm

Fonte: Zuleika Dobson http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/zdbsn11.txt (1911), Ch. XV

„I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.“

—  Max Beerbohm

No. 2, The Pines (1914)
And Even Now http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/evnow10.txt (1920)

„A crowd, proportionately to its size, magnifies all that in its units pertains to the emotions, and diminishes all that in them pertains to thought.“

—  Max Beerbohm

Fonte: Zuleika Dobson http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/zdbsn11.txt (1911), Ch. IX

„She was one of those people who say "I don't know anything about music really, but I know what I like."“

—  Max Beerbohm

Fonte: Zuleika Dobson http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/zdbsn11.txt (1911), Ch. IX

„He heard that whenever a woman was to blame for a disappointment, the best way to avoid a scene was to inculpate oneself.“

—  Max Beerbohm

Fonte: Zuleika Dobson http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/zdbsn11.txt (1911), Ch. VII

„To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.“

—  Max Beerbohm

"1880" (1895) from The Works of Max Beerbohm (1896) http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/twomb10.txt

„Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.“

—  Max Beerbohm

Quia Imperfectum
And Even Now http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/evnow10.txt (1920)

„The Nonconformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.“

—  Max Beerbohm

"A Note on George the Fourth," http://books.google.com/books?id=NA0HAQAAIAAJ&q=%22The+NonConformist+Conscience+makes+cowards+of+us+all%22&pg=PA250#v=onepage The Yellow Book (October 1894)
"King George the Fourth," http://books.google.com/books?id=OvlGAAAAYAAJ&q=%22The+Nonconformist+Conscience+makes+cowards+of+us+all%22&pg=PA63#v=onepage The Works of Max Beerbohm (1896)

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