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Quotes of the week (loosely interpreted)

I found this in a document I was reading recently:

Many wheels have been set in motion, which do not need to be reinvented.

I ask you, really? I have met my master in the matter of cliche.
Many weeks ago, I found this in the Irish Times and I’ve been storing it up for you since, it was apparently said by Louis de Paor and reported by Quentin Fottrell (great name eh?).  It would be important that you know about Peig to appreciate it.

When she [Peig] was dying there was a pilgrimmage to be at her bedside.  Isn’t it funny the way people don’t mention Henry James’s “Portrait of a Lady” as an excuse for extinguishing the English language?

A very bold Princess at bedtime: Can I have a biscuit?

Mr. Waffle: The audacity of hope.

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