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Jim Bishop
(1907-1987) born on
Nov 21
US author, journalist. He was a syndicated columist for 27 years; wrote "The Day Lincoln was Shot," 1955 which sold over 3 million copies.
         
   
F
It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.

R
Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.
A
True love is night jasmine, a diamond in darkness, the heartbeat no cardiologist has ever heard. It is the most common of miracles, fashioned of fleecy clouds -- a handful of stars tossed into the night sky.
N
The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. . . . On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story.
K
It is impossible to read for pleasure from something to which you are both father and mother, born in such travail that the writer despises the thing that enslaved him.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In NY "Journal-American," 7 May 1961.
R: "Age of Consent to What?" Shrewsbury NJ "Daily Register," 26 Apr 1979.
A: King Features.
N: "A Bishop's Confession," 1981.
K: In NY "Journal-American," 26 Jan 1960.
   


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