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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for August 5, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for August 5, 2018

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 July 29, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for July 29, 2018

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 July 22, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for July 22, 2018

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 July 15, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for July 15, 2018

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 July 8, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for July 8, 2018

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 July 1, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for July 1, 2018

And greetings, immigrant multitudes who were bid good morrows and good fortune by the Statue—the millions who came, saw, toiled and begat, who created as descent a society as ever ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 24, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 24, 2018

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 June 17, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 17, 2018

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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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 10, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 10, 2018

General Electric is now the owner of NBC. This kind of thing can only have a deleterious effect that will filter down to the individual artist and hurt him. Hurt us all.   Fr ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 3, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for June 3, 2018

In the beginning was the word. In the end let’s not have baloney.   “Piffle” from the book Holes in a Stained Glass Window (1978) ...

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