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Wit & Wisdom

from Alfred Wainwright, Willliam Arthur Ward, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, David Brin, Doris Lessing, Margaret Mitchell.

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.”Alfred Wainwright, quoted in the London Daily Telegraph

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” Author William Arthur Ward, quoted in the Charlotte, N.C., Observer

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” Bill Gates, quoted in the London Mirror

“No one will ever win the battle of the sexes. There’s too much fraternizing with the enemy.”Henry Kissinger, quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible.”Author David Brin, quoted in the Bangladesh Daily Star

“Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.”Author Doris Lessing, quoted in the Charlotte, N.C., Observer

“Death and taxes and childbirth. There’s never any convenient time for any of them.”Author Margaret Mitchell, quoted in the Financial Times

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