Alfred Damon Runyon quotes

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In my later years I have sought to become simpler, straighter and purer in my handling of the language. I've had many writing hero ...
My boy ... always try to rub up against money, for if you rub up against money long enough, some of it may rub off on you.
I long ago come to the conclusion that all life is six to five against.
Not out of those, on whom systems of education have exhausted their culture, comes the helpful giant to destroy the old or to buil ...
find out who it is that writes those lovely cracker mottoes!'
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While all this was going on
Mister Alfred Tennyson sat like a baby
Doing his poetic business.
If the British prose style is Churchillian, America is the tobacco auctioneer, the barker; Runyon, Lardner, W.W., the traveling sa ...
Enhances the chances to bless with a benison
Alfred Lord Tennyson crossing the barlaid
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It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Flash'd from his bed the electric tidings came,
He is no better, he is much the same.
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