Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
Russell Baker
(1925-____) born on
Aug 14
US journalist, author, humorist. He was a columnist for the "NY Times;" won a Pulitzer, 1982, for his autobiography, "Growing Up."
         
   
F
Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it.

R
Caution: These verses may be hazardous to your solemnity.
A
Life is always walking up to us and saying, "Come on in, the living's find," and what do we do? Back off and take its picture.
N
I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world.
K
Live by publicity, you'll probably die by publicity.
 
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Introduction to "The Norton Book of Light Verse," by Norton, 1986.
R: Introduction to "The Norton Book of Light Verse," by Norton, 1986.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: Introduction to "The Norton Book of Light Verse," by Norton, 1986.
K: On President Ronald Reagan's changing image after news of Iranian arms sales; in NY "Times," 3 Dec 1986.
   


copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com