Joseph Russell Lynes, Jr, 1910 - 1991
Born: 2 December 1910, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Died: 14 September 1991, New York City
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- A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide. permalink
- The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one. permalink
- The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved. permalink
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