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Russell Baker
(1925-____) born on
Aug 14
US journalist, author, humorist. He was a columnist for the "NY Times;" won a Pulitzer, 1982, for his autobiography, "Growing Up."
         
   
F
Life is always walking up to us and saying, "Come on in, the living's fine," and what do we do? Back off and take its picture.

R
You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart.
A
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately to defeat him.
N
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories -- those that don't work, those that break down, and those that get lost.
K
Happiness is a small and unworthy goal for something as big and fancy as a whole lifetime, and should be taken in small doses.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Readers' Digest."
R: Introduction to "The Norton Book of Light Verse," Norton 86
A: 'The New York Times', June 18, 1968
N: The New York Times/ 6/18/1968
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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