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Don Marquis
(1878-1937) born on
Jul 29
US journalist, poet, dramatist, humorist. He was a popular columnist of N.Y. "Sun" and "Tribune," and wrote "The Old Soak," 1921.
         
   
F
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.

R
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
A
A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.
N
every cloud
has its silver
lining but it is
sometimes a little
difficult to get it to
the mint
K
If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In E. Anthony, The Rare Don Marquis, ch. 11, 1962.
R: The New York Sun
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: archy and mehitabel, "certain maxims of archy" (1927).
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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