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Wit & Wisdom

From Kurt Vonnegut, Ada Adams, H.G. Wells

“People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they’ll have good voice boxes in case there’s ever anything really meaningful to say.”
Kurt Vonnegut, quoted in Forbes.com

“Often things you think are just beginning are coming to an end.”
John Dos Passos, quoted in The Weekly Standard

“We live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom: our body.”
Marcel Proust, quoted in NYTimes.com

“There is a light at the end of every tunnel. Some tunnels just happen to be longer than others.”
Author Ada Adams, quoted in the Montreal Gazette

“What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do during our leisure hours determines what we are.”
Philanthropist George Eastman, quoted in the Buffalo Law Journal

“The forceps of our minds are clumsy things and crush the truth a little in the course of taking hold of it.”
H.G. Wells, quoted in RefDesk.com

“We are all born mad. Some remain so.”
Samuel Beckett, quoted in The Telegraph (U.K.)

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