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  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
    Source: Leon Harris - The Fine Art of Political Wit (1964)
  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    American orator and politician 1860-1925
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    If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
  • Carolyn Kizer
    Carolyn Kizer
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    As I remember, the first real poem I wrote was about the wheat fields between Spokane and Pullman, to the south.
  • Sir Richard Burton
    Sir Richard Burton
    British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat 1821-1890
    Sir Richard Burton
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    As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    CHICAGO: Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    He dreamed he was eating shredded wheat and woke up to find the mattress half gone.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Hog Butcher for the World,
    Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
    Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler;
    Stormy, husky, brawling,
    City of the Big Shoulders.
    Source: Chicago (1916)
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.
  • Austin O'Malley
    Austin O'Malley
    American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur 1858-1932
    Austin O'Malley
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    Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    There would be no advantage to be gained by sowing a field of wheat if the harvest did not return more than was sown.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.
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