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Kenneth Grahame
(1859-1932) born on
Mar 08
Scottish author. He is best known for his children's books, "The Wind in the Willows," 1908.
         
   
F
The clever men at Oxford
Know all that there is to be knowed.
But they none of them know one half as much
As intelligent Mr. Toad.

R
As a rule, indeed, grown-up people are fairly correct on matters of fact; it is in the higher gift of imagination that they are so sadly to seek.
A
It is the restrictions placed on vice by our social code which makes its pursuit so peculiarly agreeable.
N
"Well, well, perhaps I am a bit of a talker. A popular fellow such as I am --my friends get round me --we chaff, we sparkle, we tell witty stories --and somehow my tongue gets wagging. I have the gift of conversation. "
K
The strongest human instinct is to impart information, the second strongest is to resist it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Wind in the Willows," Ch. 10, 1908.
R: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
A: "Pagan Papers."
N: Toad, in "The Wind in the Willows," ch. 11, 1908.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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