Tuesday , 17 July 2018

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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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 27, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 27, 2018

Slaughter on a grand scale is always appalling, but World War II was the most abominable blood purge of them all.   “Fifty Years After 14 August” broadcast August 1995 on NPR ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 20, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 20, 2018

They’re dead as clay for the rights of men, For people the likes of you, And they ask that we do not fail them again Tomorrow, tomorrow.   “14 August” as published in the book “Un ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 13, 2018

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for May 13, 2018

Canned laughter is a form of self-praise. It has the advantage over external praise of being able to be laid on thickly and in the right places.   “Can the Laughter” from the ...

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