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Spiro T. Agnew
(1918-1996) born on
Nov 09
US politician. He was the 39th vice-president of the U.S. under Nixon; only the 2nd person to quit the V-P position (J.C. Calhoun was the first, in 1832).
         
   
F
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.

R
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
A
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
N
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
K
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Denouncing Moratorium Day protest against Vietnam War; in NY "Times," 20 Oct 69
R: Denouncing Moratorium Day protest against Vietnam War; in NY "Times," 20 Oct 69
A: Attributed.
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K: Speech, San Diego, 11 Sep 1970.
   


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