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Peter De Vries
(1910-1993) born on
Feb 27
US novelist, editor. He was well known as a satirist, linguist, and critically acclaimed for his comic novels "The Tunnel of Love," 1954, & "Comfort Me with Apples," 1956.
         
   
F
There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.

R
I wanted to be bored to death, as good a way to go as any.
A
The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality and must live with a character.
N
I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning.
K
The rich aren't like us -- they pay less taxes.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Tunnel of Love, ch. 5 (1954).
R: Comfort me with Apples," Ch. 17
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: The Washington Post, 7/30/1989
   


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