Russell Baker quotes

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In America nothing dies easier than tradition.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
Unpleasant questions are being raised about Mother's Day. Is this day necessary? . . . Isn't it bad public policy? . . . No politi ...
Crosby's fans talk about how "relaxed" he was, how "natural," how "casual and easygoing." By the time Presley began causing sensat ...
Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is ...
I worry about people who get born nowadays, because they get born into such tiny families--sometimes into no family at all. When y ...
So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agon ...
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories--those that don't work, those that break down and thos ...
It seems to be a law in American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic.
Though Americans talk a good deal about the virtue of being serious, they generally prefer people who are solemn over people who a ...
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