J.B. Holy was a standout amongst the most productive English journalists of his times. His works were however thought to be non-traditionalist around then, are still looked up to by various free-thinking writers, writers, researchers and rationalists today.

Here is a portion of his significant words on life, politics, and society that will impact you even long after you’ve perused them.

#1.

“I have always been  delighted at the prospect of a  new day, a fresh try, one more  start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”

#2.

“Comedy,  we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile.”

#3.

"If we openly  declare what is wrong  with us, what is our deepest need, then  perhaps the death and  despair will by degrees  disappear."

#4.

"Be yourself is  about the worst advice  you can give to  some people."

#5.

"To different  minds, the same world  is a hell, and  a heaven."

#6.

"Time's only a kind  of dream. It it wasn't, it would  have to destroy everything -  the whole universe - and then remake it again every tenth of a second. But time doesn't destroy anything. It merely moves us on - in this life - from one peephole to the next."

#7.

"There was no  respect for youth when I was  young, and now that I am old,  there is no respect for age.  I missed it coming and going."

#8.

"The more  elaborate our means of  communication, the less we  communicate."

#9.

"To show a child  what has once delighted  you, to find the child's  delight added to your  own, so that there is now a double delight seen in the  glow of trust and affection, this is happiness."

#10.

"We don't live alone.  We are members of one body. We are responsible for each  other. And I tell you that  the time will soon come when  if men will not learn that  lesson, then they will be  taught it in fire and blood and anguish."

#11.

"We must beware  the revenge of the starved senses, the embittered animal in its prison."

#12.

"Public opinion polls  are rather like children in a garden, digging things  up all the time to see how they're growing."

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