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Wit & Wisdom

from Martin Luther King Jr., Anthony Kronman, John Updike, Philip Stanhope, Art Linkletter, Sun Tzu, Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.”
Martin Luther King Jr., quoted in the Bridgewater, N.J., Courier News

“One cannot live a meaningful life unless there is something one is prepared
to give it up for.”
Educator Anthony Kronman, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

“Sex is like money; only too much is enough.”
John Updike, quoted in the London Observer

“Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.”
British statesman Philip Stanhope, quoted in the Columbus, Ohio, Dispatch

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.”
Art Linkletter, quoted in the Memphis Commercial Appeal

“There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare.’’
Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War, quoted in The Washington Post

“Be sincere, be brief, be seated.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt, quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education

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