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Aldous Huxley
Source/Notes:
The Rest is Silence - Music at Night and Other Essays (1931)
Hunter S. Thompson
Source/Notes:
Letter to Gerald Ching Tyrrell, (11 November 1956), p. 28 - The Proud Highway : The Fear and Loathing Letters Volume I (1997)
Albert Schweitzer
Source/Notes:
As quoted in "The Quotable Cat: A Collection of Quotes, Facts, and Lore for Feline Fanciers" (Running PressBook Pub, 1992), p. 13. Probably apocryphal.
Leopold Stokowski
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Addressing an audience at Carnegie Hall, as quoted in The New York Times (11 May 1967); often this is quoted without the humorous final sentence.
Elvis Presley
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September 22, 1958. As reported in: "Elvis - Word for Word: What He Said, Exactly As He Said It" (1999) by Jerry Osborne, p. 99
Bob Marley
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: "Bob Marley" (Virgin, 1997). And also in: The African Guardian, 1986

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