Quotes by Russell Wayne Baker

Russell Wayne Baker

American writer

Alive from: 1925-

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Happiness is a small and unworthy goal for something as big and fancy as a whole lifetime, and should be taken in small doses.
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    In America nothing dies easier than tradition.
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    Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
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    Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperatelly? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
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    It seems to be a law in American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic.
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    Life is always walking up to us and saying, ''Come on in, the living's find,'' and what do we do? Back off and take its picture.
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    Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.
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    People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.
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    People who say you're just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately.
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    The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
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    The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
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    Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
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