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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
There's so much spectating going on that a lot of us never get around to living.

R
The worst thing about the miracle of modern communications is the Pavlovian pressure it places upon everyone to communicate whenever a bell rings.
A
Research is a scientific activity dedicated to discovering what makes grass green.
N
Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists upon it.
K
So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some wire and twenty or thirty billion dollars and, vroom!
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New York Times."
R: No Cause for Pain; In "Times" (London), 28 Nov. 1991.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: New York Times (21 July 1969).
   


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