Quotes by W, Willard Wirtz

Commencement speakers have a good deal in common with grandfather clocks Standing usually some six feet tall, typically ponderous in construction, more traditional than functional, their distinction is largely their noisy communication of essentially commonplace information.

W, Willard Wirtz

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The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

John Maynard Keynes

Lack of education is an extraordinary handicap when one is being offensive.

Josephine Tey

A thing is not proved just because no one has ever questioned it. What has never been gone into impartially has never been properly gone into. Hence scepticism is the first step toward truth. It must be applied generally, because it is the touchstone.

Denis Diderot

We dance in a circle and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows.

Robert Frost

It is light grief that can take counsel.


You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.

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He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dullness in others.

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It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.

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