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Wit & Wisdom

from Walter Bagehot, Dennis Miller, Eugene O’Neill, Dan Zadra, Bertolt Brecht, Bertrand Russell, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

 “Every banker knows that if he has to prove that he is worthy of credit, however good may be his arguments, in fact his credit is gone.”British journalist Walter Bagehot, quoted in The Economist

“Greed is the last safe vice.” Dennis Miller, quoted in The Ottawa Citizen

“There is no present or future. Only the past happening over and over again.”Eugene O’Neill, quoted in The New York Times

“Worry is a misuse of imagination.”Author Dan Zadra, quoted in the Syracuse, N.Y., New Times

“Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.”Bertolt Brecht, quoted in the Associated Press

“The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good.”Bertrand Russell, quoted in the Johannesburg Business Day

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, quoted in the London Times

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