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Subject:  A rather nice set Date:  2/28/2004  11:56 AM
Author:  kathy3023 Number:  3430 of 13647

"A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults."
- Louis Nizer (1902 -1994)

"I feel so miserable without you, it's almost like having you here."
- Stephen Bishop

"He is a self-made man & worships his creator."
- John Bright

"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire."
- Winston Churchill

"A modest little person, with much to be modest about."
- Winston Churchill

"I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing
trivial."
- Irvin S. Cobb

"I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with
great pleasure."
- Clarence Darrow

"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to
the dictionary."
- William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)

"Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big
words?"
- Ernest Hemingway (about William Faulkner)

"He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul."
- David Lloyd George

"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time
reading it."
- Moses Hadas

"His ears made him look like a taxicab with both doors open."
- Howard Hughes (about Clark Gable)

"He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others."
- Samuel Johnson

"He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up."
- Paul Keating

"He had delusions of adequacy."
- Walter Kerr

"There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure."
- Jack E. Leonard

"He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man
I know."
- Abraham Lincoln

"He has the attention span of a lightning bolt."
- Robert Redford

"They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of
human knowledge."
- Thomas Brackett Reed

"He inherited some good instincts from his Quaker forebears, but by
diligent hard work, he overcame them."
- James Reston (about Richard Nixon)

"In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily."
- Charles, Count Talleyrand

"He loves nature in spite of what it did to him."
- Forrest Tucker

"Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on
it?"
- Mark Twain

"A solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he
was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity."
- Mark Twain

"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I
approved of it."
- Mark Twain

"His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork."
- Mae West

"She is a peacock in everything but beauty."
- Oscar Wilde

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
- Oscar Wilde

"He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends."
- Oscar Wilde

"He has Van Gogh's ear for music."
- Billy Wilder

"He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts...
for support, rather than illumination."
- Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

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