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Clarence Day
(1874-1935) born on
Nov 18
US biographer, essayist. His autobiography "Life With Father" was the longest running play in the U.S., 1940-50.
         
   
F
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.

R
Reason is the servant of instinct.
A
We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourself, first, to her ways.
N
The real world is not easy to live in. It is rough; it is slippery. Without the most clear-eyed adjustments we fall and get crushed. A man must stay sober: not always, but most of the time.
K
You can't sweep people off their feet if you can't be swept off your own.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "The Crow's Nest," "In His Baby Blue Ship," 1921.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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