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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."
There's so much spectating going on that a lot of us never get around to living.

The worst thing about the miracle of modern communications is the Pavlovian pressure it places upon everyone to communicate whenever a bell rings.
Research is a scientific activity dedicated to discovering what makes grass green.
Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists upon it.
So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some wire and twenty or thirty billion dollars and, vroom!
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New York Times."
R: No Cause for Pain; In "Times" (London), 28 Nov. 1991.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: New York Times (21 July 1969).

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