Robert Frost

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”

Mark Twain

“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.”

The Last Word

What are the dying words of Charles Foster Kane in the motion picture Citizen Kane?

Food, Glorious Food

William Faulkner, renowned American writer and Nobel Prize laureate, refused a dinner invitation from JFK’s White House remarking: “Why that’s a hundred miles away . . . That’s a long way to go just to eat.”

Casey Stengel

“All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.”

No Dinner at 8:00!

Who famously refused a dinner invitation from the White House under President Kennedy because it was too far to travel?