Quotes for today

July 3, 2010 

To me, the most interesting page in The News & Observer contains the puzzles in the "Life, etc." section.

From my collection of cryptoquotes, here are some that seem appropriate at this time:

For our pathetic Wake County school board: "A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide nothing can be done." Fred Allen.

Regarding the oil spill tragedy: "Thank God man cannot as yet fly and lay waste the sky as well as the earth." Henry David Thoreau. Printed in 2007.

Airport troubles: "The sooner you are there (at the airport), the sooner you will find out how long you will be delayed." Shelley Berman. Printed in 2007.

Or: "The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are made up entirely of lost luggage." Mark Russell. Printed in 2007.

Please keep printing such jewels of comic and serious writings.

Ola Brown, Raleigh

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