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Wit & Wisdom

From Walter Winchell, Irving Berlin, Karl Barth, Conan O’Brien, Edith Wharton, Julian Barnes, Thomas Jefferson

“Nothing recedes like success.”
Columnist Walter Winchell, quoted in the Associated Press

“Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.”
Irving Berlin, quoted in The Buffalo News

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.”
Theologian Karl Barth, quoted in the Memphis Commercial Appeal

“Nietzsche famously said whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. What he failed to stress is that it almost kills you.”
Conan O’Brien, quoted in NPR.org

“The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.”
Edith Wharton, quoted in Real Simple

“The more you learn, the less you fear.”
Author Julian Barnes, quoted in The Boston Globe

“The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements.”
Thomas Jefferson, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

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