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Wit & Wisdom

From Bill Gates, William James, Aldous Huxley, Jonathan Swift, Addison Mizner, Phyllis McGinley, Horace

“In China, when you’re one in a million, there are 1,300 other people just like you.”Bill Gates, quoted in The New York Times

“We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.”William James, quoted in Forbes.com

“The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.”Aldous Huxley, quoted in the London Independent

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.”Jonathan Swift, quoted in the Sioux City, Iowa, Journal

“God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends.”Architect Addison Mizner, quoted in the Associated Press

“Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.”Poet Phyllis McGinley, in the Fort Myers, Fla., News-Press

“He who is greedy is always in want.”Horace, quoted in the San Jose Mercury News

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