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Wit & Wisdom

From Oliver Herford, Dick Lamm, James Fallows, John Maynard Keynes, Mark Twain, Tobias Wolff

“There is always room at the top—after the investigation.’’
Author Oliver Herford, quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 
“Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.”
Former Colorado Gov. Dick Lamm, quoted in The Denver Post

“Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.”
Author James Fallows, quoted in The New York Times

“The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.”
John Maynard Keynes, quoted in The Toronto Star

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it’s time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain, quoted in the Canberra, Australia, Times

“We are made to persist. That’s how we find out who we are.”
Author Tobias Wolff, quoted in the Montreal Gazette

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