Russell Baker

A Quote by Russell Baker on dedication, research, and science

Research is a scientific activity dedicated to discovering what makes grass green.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on america and sports

In America, it is sport that is the opiate of the masses.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on power and suffering

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on discovery, inventions, and television

Television was the most revolutionary event of the century. Its importance was in a class with the discovery of gunpowder and the invention of the printing press, which changed the human condition for centuries afterward.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on justice and progress

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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A Quote by Russell Baker on america and traditions

In America nothing dies easier than tradition.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on losing and work

Inanimate objects are classed scientifically into three major categories: those that don't work, those that break down and those that don't get lost.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on heart

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You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on caution

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Caution: These verses may be hazardous to your solemnity.

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A Quote by Russell Baker on defeat and goals

The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.

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