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Wit & Wisdom

From George Jean Nathan, E.B. White, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, George Carlin, Leo Tolstoy, John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill

“Love demands infinitely less than friendship.”
Critic George Jean Nathan, quoted in the Associated Press

“The trouble with the profit system has always been that it was highly unprofitable to most people.”
E.B. White, quoted in United Press International

“Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.”
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, quoted in the Cookeville, Tenn., Herald-Citizen

“People who say they don’t care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don’t care what people think.”
George Carlin, quoted in Bookreporter.com

“Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.”
Leo Tolstoy, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

“An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.”
John F. Kennedy, quoted in the Montreal Gazette

“Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.”
Winston Churchill, quoted in the Chicago Tribune

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