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J. Russel Lynes
(1910-1991) born on
Dec 02
US author, editor. He was managing editor of "Harpers" magazine and wrote "Snobs," 1950.
         
   
F
The true snob never rests: there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon.

R
Wasting time is negative, but there is something positive about idleness.
A
Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
N
No author dislikes to be edited as much as he dislikes not to be published.
K
The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Simpson's Contemporary Quotations," by James B. Simpson, 1988.
R: "Country Beautiful."
A: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
N: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
K: In "Reader's Digest," Dec 1961.
   


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