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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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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 1, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 1, 2015

Your Honor, if we exalt priests, who are stewards of a dubious peace on earth, why should we not honor pimps, who are intermediaries of a peace in bed? Pimps are but prompters of ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 22, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 22, 2015

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 February 15, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 15, 2015

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 February 8, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 8, 2015

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 February 1, 2015

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 1, 2015

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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