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Joseph Wood Krutch
(1893-1970) born on
Nov 25
US naturalist, conservationist, writer, critic.. He wrote for "The Nation," 1924-1951; his varied works included "The Measure of Man," 1955.
         
   
F
It is . . . sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.

R
Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do.
A
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
N
Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.
K
The cockroach and the bird were both here long before we were. Both could get along very well without us, although it is perhaps significant that of the two the cockroach would miss us more.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "If You Don't Mind My Saying," 'Whom Do We Picket Tonight?'
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "The Twelve Seasons."
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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