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Wit & Wisdom

From Robert Louis Stevenson, Helen Keller, Ray Bradbury, Nora Ephron, Albert Einstein, John Steinbeck, Mae West

“There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, quoted in the Bismarck, N.D., Tribune

“Self-pity is our worst enemy, and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.”
Helen Keller, quoted in the Fontana, Calif., Herald News

“Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.”
Ray Bradbury, quoted in Wired.com

“If pregnancy were a book, they would cut out the last two chapters.”
Nora Ephron, quoted in The Daily Telegraph

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
Albert Einstein, quoted in Ad Age

“Time is the only critic without personal ambition.”
John Steinbeck, quoted in the Johannesburg Sunday Times 

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
Mae West, quoted in the Morton Grove, Ill., Champion

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