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Max Beerbohm
(1872-1956) born on
Aug 24
English essayist, caricaturist, parodist. The Incomparable Max wrote many elegant essays; the novel "Zuleika Dobson" 1911, and a pictorial volume of caricatures.
         
   
F
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.

R
People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.
A
Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.
N
It is easier to confess a defect than to claim a quality.
K
Of course we all know that Morris was a wonderful all-round man, but the act of walking round him has always tired me.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Conversations with Max," by S.N. Behrman.
R: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
A: "Mainly on the Air."
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Conversations with Max," by S.N. Behrman.
   


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