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Russell Baker Quotes

Russell Baker Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Russell Baker
Type:
Journalist
Nationality:
American
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    An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Caution: These verses may be hazardous to your solemnity. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    In America nothing dies easier than tradition. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    In America, it is sport that is the opiate of the masses. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    It seems to be a law in American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories: those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    People who say you're just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things. Russell_BakerRussell Baker
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    When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible - cowards and fools. Russell_BakerRussell Baker