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Will Cuppy
(1884-1949) born on
Aug 23
US writer, critic. His satirical "How To" books include "How to Become Extinct," 1941.
         
   
F
"Sartor Resartus" is simply unreadable, and for me that always sort of spoils a book.

R
Aristotle taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
A
The Dodo never had a chance. He seems to have been invented for the sole purpose of becoming extinct and that was all he was good for.
N
If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
K
Etiquette is behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "20,000 Quips and Quotes" by Evan Esar, 1968.
R: From an Internet collection of quotations.
A: How to Become Extinct, p. 163)
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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