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Wit & Wisdom

Marianne Moore; Jay Leno; Eleanor Roosevelt

“The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.”Poet Marianne Moore, quoted in the Associated Press

“There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.”Columnist George Crane, quoted in Forbes.com

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”Winston Churchill, quoted in the Houston Chronicle

“Show business pays you a lot of money because eventually you’re gonna get screwed.”Jay Leno, quoted in Deadline.com

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”Eleanor Roosevelt, quoted in Refdesk.com

“Tradition is the living faith of the dead.”Historian Jan Pelikan, quoted in CNN.com

“Time exists in order that everything doesn’t happen all at once...and space exists so that it doesn’t all happen to you.”Susan Sontag, quoted in the Columbia, Tenn., Daily Herald

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