Mason Cooley


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  • ''To succeed, find the right rut and stay with it.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).
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  • ''The familiar changes as we cling to it.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).
  • ''I feel that I have something significant to say, but I cannot think what it is.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).
  • ''"Yes" shuts us in. "No" sets us free.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).
  • ''Arrogance rides triumphantly through the gates, barely glancing at the old woman about to cut the rope and spring shut the trap.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).
  • ''Modernized by tin roofs and T-shirts, Third World poverty is no longer picturesque.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).
  • ''Publish in haste and repent at leisure.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).
  • ''Even in rapture, part of the mind watches.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).
  • ''Every declaration of love contains an unstated list of exceptions and demands.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).
  • ''Home again, I can groan, scratch, and talk to myself.''
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).

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