Walter R. Brooks Quotes.

1. "Mr. Camphor could see that he (Freddie) was thinking, because he shut his eyes and put on a fiercely determined look. But when presently he opened his eyes, he shook his head. "No good," he said. "Thinking's like fishing. You bait your hook and throw it in the water, but if there aren't any fish around, you naturally can't catch anything. There isn't an idea around anywhere right now. I'll try again later."
- Quote by Walter R. Brooks

2. "Some stars are large, and some are small, And some are quite invisiball!"
- Quote by Walter R. Brooks

3. "Some people talk in a telephone And some people talk in a hall; Some people talk in a whisper, And some people talk in a drawl; And some people talk-and-talk-and-talk-and-talk-and-talk And Never say anything at all."
- Quote by Walter R. Brooks

4. "Perhaps I had better explain, Mrs. Wiggins interrupted. As Charles says, it’s those rats again, Simon and his gang. And she quickly outlined the situation. And now, she said, I want to remind you that once, several"
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy and the Men from Mars

5. "years ago, the rats held this very house, and we attacked it and defeated them. But at that time the house was standing. Today only the cellar is left; the rats have certainly dug themselves in, and an attack would merely drive them into their holes—holes so narrow that it would be impossible to pursue and capture them. So has anybody a plan? Charles"
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy and the Men from Mars

6. "You never do finish, Charles, said Mrs. Wiggins, the cow. The only time you stop is when your audience walks out on you. So why not let somebody else talk now?"
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy the Cowboy

7. "Land sakes, I’m no speechifier, the cow said. But I’d like to make a suggestion. In the first place, we don’t want Jinx’s kind of excitement—pulling chairs out from under people."
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy the Cowboy

8. "Well, said the cow, I was just going to say that it’s sort of foolish to sit around and moan about how life is so dull, and complain that nothing ever happens. The thing to do is to go out and make things happen. And no committee is going to do that for us; we have to do it ourselves."
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy the Cowboy

9. "and Mrs. Wiggins said, You can’t blame Bill, Freddy. All of us have got valuables in the bank, and you’re responsible for them. That Flint is no better than a bandit, and until he’s out of this country, nothing will be safe."
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy the Cowboy

10. "Mrs. Wiggins interrupted him. Great grief, Freddy, can’t you forget your old ten cents long enough to let me finish what I started to say? What have mice in the movies got to do with this meeting? I wanted to say that the way to make life more interesting isn’t to sit around and growl about it, it is to go out and hunt up something. Look for adventures. Suppose we all start out in a different direction. I’ll bet you that not one of us would go half a mile off the farm before something interesting would turn up."
- Walter R. Brooks, Freddy the Cowboy

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