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Wit & Wisdom

From Isaac Bashevis Singer, Randall Jarrell, Henry James, Martha Grimes, Elsa Maxwell, Wilson Mizner, Jean-Paul Sartre

“If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.”Author Isaac Bashevis Singer, quoted in the Associated Press

“It’s better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life.”Poet Randall Jarrell, quoted in the London Independent

“Money’s a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.”Henry James, quoted in The Hartford Courant

“We don’t know who we are until we see what we can do.”Author Martha Grimes, quoted in United Press International

“Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.”Columnist Elsa Maxwell, quoted in the Associated Press

“The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.”Wilson Mizner, quoted in the London Evening Standard

“Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.”Jean-Paul Sartre, quoted in The New Yorker

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