Quotations About / On: TODAY

  • 21.
    The meaning of today will not be clear until tomorrow.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 22.
    Under the Big Top, only two days count—today and tomorrow.
    (Fredric M. Frank (1911-1977), U.S. screenwriter, Barre Lyndon (1896-1972), British, and Theodore St. John (1907-1956), U.S. screenwiter. Narrator (Cecil B. De—ille), The Greatest Show On Earth (1952).)
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  • 23.
    Little Marthe did it again today.
    (Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Invitation to a Beheading, ch. 2 (1959).)
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  • 24.
    Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos.
    (Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "English Lit." Stately as a Galleon (1978).)
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  • 25.
    Britain today is suffering from galloping obsolescence.
    (Tony Benn (b. 1925), British Labour politician. speech, Jan. 31, 1963.)
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  • 26.
    It's [motherhood] the biggest on-the-job- training program in existence today.
    (Erma Bombeck (20th century), U.S. humorist and author. Motherhood, the Second Oldest Profession, introduction (1983).)
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  • 27.
    "Revolution" today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
    (Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "Revolution and Progress," ch. 5, The Art of Being Ruled (1926).)
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  • 28.
    It makes worries like what you wear today seem stupid.
    (Rebecca Neel (b. c. 1981), U.S. schoolgirl. As quoted in the New York Times Magazine, p. 44 (February 12, 1995). The eighth-grader said this after visiting the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.)
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  • 29.
    The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday—but never jam today.
    (Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1898), British author, mathematician. The White Queen, in Through the Looking-Glass, "Wool and Water," (1872).)
  • 30.
    Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a cold war.
    (Bernard Baruch (1870-1965), U.S. financier. Speech, April 16, 1947, South Carolina Legislature, Columbia. Quoted in New York Times (April 17, 1947). A year later Baruch told the Senate War Investigating Committee, "We are in the midst of a cold war which is getting warmer." Baruch claimed the expression had been suggested to him by his speechwriter (and former editor of the New York World), Herbert Bayard Swope.)
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