Russell baker Quotes

"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into...

"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost." — Russell Baker
📅︎ Aug 31
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"People seem to enjoy things more when ...

"People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure." — Russell Baker
📅︎ Apr 14
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"Usually, terrible things that are done with the e...

"Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things." — Russell Baker
📅︎ Oct 10
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"The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this no...

"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." — Russell Baker
📅︎ Nov 18
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“Ah, summer, what power ...

“Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” — Russell Baker
📅︎ Aug 06
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"The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this n...

"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."-Russell Baker
📅︎ Jul 12
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