Tuesday , 27 June 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 5, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 5, 2017

The imagination needs regular exercise in this prosaic world of stock market reports, body counts, traffic bulletins, tax laws, yellow pages and questionnaires. If the arts don’t ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 29, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 29, 2017

The difference between wearing a sandwich board and carrying and artifact on which GUCCI is prominently displayed is one only of degree. Yet so strong is the snob appeal of the ch ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 22, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 22, 2017

Just give this Man a problem of some surplus livestock on the one hand and some hungry men who cannot buy that livestock on the other and he’ll fume and fret and make up laws and ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 15, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 15, 2017

I am dead of the mistakes of old men, And I lie fermenting in the wisdom of the earth   “Untitled” radio play (published version) from the book “Untitled and Other Radio Dram ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 8, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 8, 2017

All is accounted for Except the farmer’s boy, And the mill hand who lived near the canal, And the young men from the city block where gutters fry in the summer.   One lies with an ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 1, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for January 1, 2017

May tribes of trees descend with your children to a time when the shade of the oak spreads wider than the shadow of war. “Fifty Years After 14 August” broadcast August 1995 on NPR ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 25, 2016

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 25, 2016

We’ve lost prestige, and I greatly deplore That we stand to in danger of losing more In the way of confidence and spirit. We’re far from our goal—we’re in no way near it! And this ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 18, 2016

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 18, 2016

Work and love both have the power to fetter or to liberate, to injure or to heal, to wither or fructify. Both can decay into baleful obligation; both can be sparkling or dull, fas ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 11, 2016

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 11, 2016

Now, you take children. By degrees, they abandon, because they’re taught to, that superbly fantasized view of reality that can make their art sometimes equal to that of the master ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 4, 2016

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for December 4, 2016

Stealth and wealth make good rhyming as well as other companions.   From the book “So Say The Wise” (1929) under the name “Rose Ober” (Corwin’s mother) ...

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