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Quotation by Joseph Heller
Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.
Joseph Heller (b. 1923), U.S. novelist. Yossarian, in Catch-22, ch. 8 (1961).
On his view of pennants given as prizes in parades.
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