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Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and read more

Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: New year Quotes,
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Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.

Don't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of read more

The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. read more

In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the read more

The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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The evil that men do lives on the front pages of greedy newspapers, but the good is oft interred apathetically read more

The evil that men do lives on the front pages of greedy newspapers, but the good is oft interred apathetically inside

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank read more

Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.

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People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves read more

People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Every man with an idea has at least two or three followers.

Every man with an idea has at least two or three followers.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Followers Quotes,
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The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.

The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.

by Brooks Atkinson Found in: Bureaucracy Quotes,
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