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Thornton Wilder
(1897-1975) born on
Apr 17
US playwright, novelist. He is well known for his plays "Our Town," 1938 and "The Skin of Our Teeth," 1942.
         
   
F
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

R
Where there is an unknowable there is a promise.
A
The planting of trees is the least self-centered of all that we can do. It is a purer act of faith than the procreation of children.
N
A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference . . . and finds them incongruous. It dampens enthusiasm; it mocks hope; it pardons shortcomings; it consoles failure. It recommends moderation.
K
Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Great Business Quotations," by Rolf B. White, 1986.
A: "The Eighth Day," 1967.
N: "The Eighth Day," 1967.
K: The Matchmaker, I
   


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