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J. Russel Lynes
(1910-1991) born on
Dec 02
US author, editor. He was managing editor of "Harpers" magazine and wrote "Snobs," 1950.
         
   
F
In my estimation, the only thing that is more to he guarded against than bad taste is good taste.

R
Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.
A
A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide.
N
It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity.
K
The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Simpson's Contemporary Quotations," by James B. Simpson, 1988.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "Is There a Lady in the House," in Look (New York, 22 July 1958).
N: "The Art of Accepting," in Vogue (New York, 1 Sept. 1952).
K: Reader's Digest (Pleasantville, N.Y., Dec. 1954
   


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