Henry Travers quotes

  • I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.

  • He seems like a man who knows what he wants, and the problem is he wants what I want. If it were anything or anyone else, I could stand back and let him take it." His blue eyes gazed back at me. "But I can't let him have you.

  • A divided heart loses both worlds.

  • Very few people changed the world by sitting on their couch.

  • It is impossible for me to estimate how many of my early impressions of the world, correct and the opposite, came to me through newspapers. Homicide, adultery, no-hit pitching, and Balkanism were concepts that, left to my own devices, I would have encountered much later in life.

  • The most important thing in this world is faith. Without faith you cannot communicate with God.

  • Though I carry always some ill-nature about me, yet it is, I hope, no more than is in this world necessary for a preservative.

  • The only thing you got in this world is what you can sell. And the funny thing is that you're a salesman, and you don't know that.

  • I brought you in this world, and I can take you out!

  • I do not want to bring anything when I die, my knowledge should be shared with this world,