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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.
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.

The convention is the voice, the bone and the sinews of a political party-and sometimes it even nominates an Abraham Lincoln.
A decision is what a man makes when he can't find anybody to serve on a committee.
It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
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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