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Wit & Wisdom

from Warren Buffett, Emile Chartier, Edmund Burke, Doug Larson, Kin Hubbard, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ring Lardner

 
“Be fearful when others are greedy; be greedy when others are fearful.”
Warren Buffett, quoted in The New Yorker

“Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it’s the only one you have.”
Philosopher Emile Chartier, quoted in the Philippine Daily Inquirer

“Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.”
Edmund Burke, quoted in the Lehigh Valley, Pa., Express-Times

 “A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.”
Aphorist Doug Larson, quoted in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa, Courier

“Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.” Journalist/cartoonist Kin Hubbard, quoted in Australia’s Courier Mail

“It’s not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.”
Edna St. Vincent Millay, quoted in the Toronto Star

“The race is not always to the swift nor the battle to the strong—but that’s the way to bet.’’
Ring Lardner, quoted in ESPN.com

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