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Bernard Levin
(1928-2004) born on
Aug 19
British journalist, critic. He was an award-winning newspaper, magazine, and television writer since 1953; his books include "Enthusiasms," 1983.
         
   
F
What has happened to architecture since the second world war that the only passers-by who can contemplate it without pain are those equipped with a white stick and a dog?

R
Ask a man which way he is going to vote, and he will probably tell you. Ask him, however, why, and vagueness is all.
A
His absent-minded scientist, Dr. Strabismus (whom God Preserve) of Utrecht, had to his credit a list of inventions that included 'a leather grape', 'a revolving wheelbarrow', 'a hollow glass walking stick for keeping very small flannel shirts in . . .
N
The best headlines never fi
K
Once, when a British Prime Minister sneezed, men half a world away would blow their noses. Now when a British Prime Minister sneezes nobody else will even say 'Bless You'.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Times," 1983.
R: From "Ashleys" collection of quotations found on the Internet
A: Obituary of J. B. Morton; in "The Observer," 13 May 1979.
N: In "Treasury of Humorous Quotations," eds. William Cole and Louis Phillips, 1996.
K: In "The Times," 1976.
   


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