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Quotations From MASON COOLEY

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  • 291.
    Radical historians now the tell the story of Thanksgiving from the point of view of the turkey.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).
  • 292.
    Reason cannot break out of its own loop.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).
  • 293.
    My young friend supposes his ingenuousness is merely a ruse.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).

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  • 294.
    A frog in love would not be enchanted to learn that her beloved had turned into Prince Charming.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).

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  • 295.
    I am plain-speaking out of both sides of my mouth.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).
  • 296.
    When appearance and reality coincide, philosophy and literary criticism find themselves with nothing to say.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).
  • 297.
    The popping of bubblegum discourages the most determined lecher.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).
  • 298.
    Hope and despair ignore one another's cries.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).

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  • 299.
    Young poets bewail the passing of love; old poets, the passing of time. There is surprisingly little difference.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).

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  • 300.
    The discontented believe that their regrets are about the past.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).

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