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Wit & Wisdom

From John Arbuthnot, E.B.White, Oscar Wilde, Benjamin Franklin, Helen Keller, William McFee, Jean Cocteau

“All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.”British satirist John Arbuthnot, quoted in the London Times “Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.”E.B.White, quoted in the Victoria, Australia, Herald Sun

“Cynics know the cost of everything and the value of nothing.”Oscar Wilde, quoted in The Boston Globe

“Humility makes great men twice honorable.”Benjamin Franklin, quoted in Forbes.com

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”Helen Keller, quoted in the Fort Wayne, Ind., Journal Gazette

“The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool.”Writer William McFee, quoted in The Denver Post

“We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?”Jean Cocteau, quoted in the Montreal Gazette

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