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Robert Lynd
(1892-1970) born on
Sep 26
US sociologist. He, with wife Helen, applied cultural anthropology to study of modern Western city in "Middletown," 1929.
         
   
F
One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.

R
Knowledge is power only if a man knows what facts not to bother about.
A
Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them.
N
I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are imaginary and that if we kept quiet about them they would disappear.
K
Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Speakers Sourcebook I," by Eleanor Doan, 1960.
A: In "Columbia Dictionary of Quotations," by Columbia University Press, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
   


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