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Russell Baker (1925 - )
US columnist & journalist [more author details]
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Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
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Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
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Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.
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People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
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People who say you're just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately.
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The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
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The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
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Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
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