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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 10, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 10, 2015

However, in the matter of the kid who used to deliver folded newspapers to your doorstep, flipping them sideways from his bicycle, And who died on a jeep in the Ruhr, There is no ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 3, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 3, 2015

I love irony, I must say. I feel like Luke Skywalker wielding his light sword. The weapon is something I love to use, but I don’t think I can be charged with using it improperly. ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 26, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 26, 2015

The enemy is indeed tangible. Disease is an enemy. It has killed more people than armies.   “Could Be” from the book “Overkill and Megalove” (1963) also the 1949 radio broadc ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 19, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 19, 2015

Our spirit of liberalism had been as ruthlessly suppressed as anywhere in the world, short of the kind of torture and murder that you find in the truly benighted countries. The sw ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 12, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 12, 2015

Mediocrity is, above all, comfortable. It makes modest demands on the powers of perception and ratiocination, and none at all on creativity. This translates into business opportun ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 5, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 5, 2015

The staff organist at the electric console of the average ball park ranks somewhere between a public nuisance and a public enemy.   “Beisbol, Anyone?” from the book “Holes in ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 29, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 29, 2015

Charity toward the enemy in war is less common than tap-dancing on quicksand, but there are never any bounds to cruelty. All it takes to excel at it is power, opportunity and vile ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 22, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 22, 2015

The lingo is polite as varnish, Sincere as the wax-faced undertaker saying, “We are sorry about your loss.” And after the notes are exchanged, and high respects transmitted like w ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 15, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 15, 2015

Odds in battle are at best ridiculous, like rolling warped dice on a lumpy table. The ultimate risk of the gamble is of course loss of everything, with no chance to recoup—known, ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 8, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 8, 2015

I am very much bothered by lapses of taste. Taste is exercised every time that you put a word down.   From the book, “Years of the Electric Ear” (1994) ...

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