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Saki
(1870-1916) born on
Dec 18
Scottish short-story writer. H. H. Munro wrote fantastic, witty stories about the Edwardian social scene, e.g., "Not So Stories," 1902.
         
   
F
But, good gracious, you've got to educate him first. You can't expect a boy to be vicious till he's been to a good school.

R
The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
A
Never be a pioneer. It's the early Christian that gets the fattest lion.
N
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
K
In baiting a mouse trap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations," by Tony Augarde, 1991.
R: "Reginald at the Carlton."
A: In "Words of Wisdom," by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
N: "The Square Egg," "Clovis on the Alleged Romance of Business," 1924.
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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