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Wit & Wisdom

From Albert Einstein, Gertrude Stein, Rita Rudner, Vladimir Nabokov, Peter De Vries, Tom Sachs, and Alvin Toffler

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”
Albert Einstein, quoted in the Monterey County, Calif., Herald

“Human beings are interested in two things. They are interested in reality and interested in telling about it.”
Gertrude Stein, quoted in Passport

“In Hollywood, marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.”
Comedian Rita Rudner, quoted in the London Daily Mail

“Only one letter divides the comic from the cosmic.”
Vladimir Nabokov, quoted in The Boston Globe

“When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones.”
Writer Peter De Vries, quoted in HuffingtonPost.com

“If you worship money, you’ll always feel poor.”
Artist Tom Sachs, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

“The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.”
Alvin Toffler, quoted in the Associated Press

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