Who is Edgar Albert Guest?

  • (noun): United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959).
    Synonyms: Guest, Edgar Guest

Famous quotes containing the words albert guest, guest and/or edgar:

    It takes a heap o’ livin’ in a house t’ make it home,
    A heap o’ sun an’ shadder, an’ ye sometimes have t’ roam
    Afore ye really ‘preciate the things ye lef’ behind,
    An’ hunger fer ‘em somehow, with ‘em allus on yer mind.
    —Edgar Albert Guest (1881–1959)

    This guest of summer,
    The temple-haunting martlet, does approve,
    By his loved mansionry, that the heaven’s breath
    Smells wooingly here.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Life’s like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it’s the ninth inning.
    Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Vera (Ann Savage)