Ben Hecht Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Ben Hecht quotes, Ben Hecht sayings, and Ben Hecht proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. Ben Hecht
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. Ben Hecht
Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety. Ben Hecht
There is hardly one in three of us who live in the cities who is not sick with unused self. Ben Hecht
I see a lot of fog and a few lights. I like it when life's hidden. It gives you a chance to imagine nice things, nicer than they are. Ben Hecht
Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. Ben Hecht
Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock. Ben Hecht
Chicago is a sort of journalistic Yellowstone Park, offering haven to a last herd of fantastic bravos. Ben Hecht
The only practical way yet discovered by the world for curing its ills is to forget about them. Ben Hecht
There’s a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die—their silence. For a while an echo stays in your ear. You hear a laugh, a knowing phrase or two, a certain quality of enunciation. Then, nothing. Another death takes place—voices. Ben Hecht
I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt. Ben Hecht
Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety. Ben Hecht
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. Ben Hecht
I see a lot of fog and a few lights. I like when life's hidden. Gives you a chance to imagine nice things. Nicer than they are. Ben Hecht
It is a mark of friendship to imagine the worst possible things about a friend. Ben Hecht
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. Ben Hecht