Wit & Wisdom

Art Buchwald, James Thurber, Barbara Cernan

“If you attack the establishment long enough, they will make you a member of it.”

Art Buchwald, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

“There must be some narrowness in the soul that compels one to keep secrets.”

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Henry David Thoreau, quoted in the Fresno, Calif., Bee

“When you lavish praise on people, they flourish; criticize and they shrivel up.”

Richard Branson, quoted in Forbes.com

“Had I abided by good advice I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.”

Edna St. Vincent Millay, quoted in The Boston Globe

“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.”

James Thurber, quoted in the Fort Wayne, Ind., News-Sentinel

“Too many people die with their music still in them.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, quoted in HuffingtonPost.com

“If you think going to the moon is hard, try staying at home.”

Astronaut wife Barbara Cernan, quoted in The Washington Post

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