This is often attributed to Moynihan. Since was long before Moynihan came into prominence, Baruch seems to have the strongest claim to priority. This has long struck me as an unlikely attribution. Indeed, I once searched for clues in a Shaw concordance at the Sterling Library and came up empty.
It seems to me that the likely source was actually John Bennett Shaw, the Sherlockian scholar, and I think it's easy to see how the quote could be reassigned from the Nolan Strong With The Diablos - Village Of Love / (Im In Love) Real True Love less known source to the well known one.
This Shaw was preoccupied with the works of Arthur Conan Doyle, and Doyle and Houdini were well acquainted, their friendship and eventual enmity being a public matter. However, I have been unable to link the quote Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley John Bennett Shaw. Intriguing question from David Byron.
George Bernard Shaw once said that as one of the three most famous people in the history of the world, real or imagined, Houdini took his place beside Jesus Christ and Sherlock Holmes. James Randi has a website, and he still His Own Opinion - Artels* - His Own Opinion / Reaching Out on tours. Maybe he can be contacted to see if he recalls the Shaw statement or if he kept notes for his book. I really like the quote attributed to Frank Herbert, "The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Can anyone verify it? I've looked, but the only references I can find are to Ferris or Munger Peter Bevelin also uses the quote in the introduction to his book "Seeking Wisdom" without attribution. Did Darwin actually say this, if so when and where? Read the book. I apologize, my question was posed less than artfully, I did not mean to suggest that you actually quoted Darwin.
However, your text contains text almost identical to what has been attributed as a quote of Darwin's. It may be that Munger mis-attributed your conclusion regarding Darwin as a quote of Darwin's or Ferris misunderstood the reference. My question seeks to clear that up for myself so that I know who I ought to be giving credit to when I use the quote.
I recently heard the term "hard-scrabble" used to describe Libyans rebels. I thought to myself It would be like calling poor Ethiopian women "babushkas".
I would love to hear the source of this "Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, and little minds discuss people. I always contributed the following to my father and even quoted it at his funeral but I was wondering if it was ever used in publications. Since I'm and so was my father Dutch the above is a translation and I'm not sure happy is the right word since in my opinion "geluk" covers both happiness and satisfaction, e.
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To find A year ago, nobody was taking Andrew Yang very seriously. Do any readers have any other quotations whose origins they would like me to attempt to trace? Tags: fred shapiroquotequotes. I've found no evidence of an interest in either Holmes or Behind The Tear - Various - The Whos Who Of Country & Western Music on the part of GB Shaw It seems to me that the likely source was actually John Bennett Shaw, the Sherlockian scholar, and I think it's easy to see how the quote could be reassigned from the relatively less known source to the well known one.
Would you be able to get to the bottom of this mystery? In James 'The Amazing' Randi wrote "Houdini, His Life and Art" and according to Google Books the following passage appears on page nine: George Bernard Shaw once said that as one of the three most famous people in the history of the world, real or imagined, Houdini took his place beside Jesus Christ and Sherlock Holmes.
It is a conclusion His Own Opinion - Artels* - His Own Opinion / Reaching Out reading Darwins autobiography. Was "clown prince" coined in the Batman comics in reference to the joker? Who said: "The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of Youve Got Rabies On Your Breath - Various - Noise aspirations"?
I've seen this attributed to Adam Smith, but people familiar with Smith's work say that's wrong. The origins of "not one iota". Why didn't you?
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