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Fletcher Knebel
(1993-1911) born on
Oct 01
US journalist, author. He was a Washington correspondent, 1937-50; wrote "Crossing in Berlin," 1981.
         
   
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No other city in the U.S. can divest the visitor of so much money with so little enthusiasm. In Dallas, they take away with gusto; in New Orleans, with a bow; in San Francisco, with a wink and a grin. In New York, you're lucky if you get a grunt.

R
The convention is the voice, the bone and the sinews of a political party-and sometimes it even nominates an Abraham Lincoln.
A
A decision is what a man makes when he can't find anybody to serve on a committee.
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It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
K
Statesmanship is harder than politics. Politics is the art of getting along with people, whereas statesmanship is the art of getting along with politicians.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "But It's a Tough Place to Visit;" in "Look," 26 Mar 1963.
R: "One Vote for the Convention System;" in "New York Times Magazine," 23 Aug 1964.
A: In "The Fifth 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1993.
N: Reader's Digest," Dec 1961
K: Register and Tribune Syndicate
   


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