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Stephen Potter
(1900-1969) born on
Feb 01
English humorist. He is best known for "School for Scoundrels," and "Shipbuilders."
         
   
F
Just as there are O.K.-words in conversationship so there are O.K.-people to mention in Newstatesmanship.

R
A good general rule is to state that the bouquet is better than the taste, and vice versa.
A
There was one ploy of Gattling's which I found particularly effective, and I believe it must have been about this time that I first murmured to myself the word `Lifemanship'.
N
"How to be one up" - how to make the other man feel that something has gone wrong, however slightly.
K
Donsmanship . . . 'the art of criticizing without actually listening'.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Lifemanship."
R: On wine tasting, "One-Upmanship," Ch. 14.
A: "Lifemanship."
N: "Lifemanship," Introduction.
K: "Lifemanship," Ch. 6.
   


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