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Wit & Wisdom

From J.K. Rowling, Eleanor Roosevelt, George Carlin, Red Skelton, Kathleen Winsor, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Jack Kerouac

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”J.K. Rowling, quoted in Bookreporter.com

“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”Eleanor Roosevelt, quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle

“If you nail two things together that have never been nailed together before, some schmuck will buy it from you.”George Carlin, quoted in The New York Observer

“All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.”Red Skelton, quoted in The Denver Post

“Charm is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful.”Novelist Kathleen Winsor, quoted in Real Simple

“History is not merely what happened. It is what happened in the context of what might have happened.”Historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, quoted in the London Independent

“If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.”Jack Kerouac, quoted in the Associated Press

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