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Clifton Paul Fadiman quotes (12)

A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
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A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.
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Cheese - milk's leap toward immortality.
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For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
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He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession.
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My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father.
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One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
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The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.
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To feel at home, stay at home.
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To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
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When you re-read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before.
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When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
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