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    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
    tags: knowing wisdom
    — Miles Kington
    The ability of dandelions to tell the time is somewhat exaggerated, owing to the fact that there is always one seed that refuses to be blown off; the time usually turns out to be 37 o'clock.
    tags: time facts
    — Miles Kington
    Never criticize Americans. They have the best taste that money can buy.
    tags: money american
    — Miles Kington
    Satellite photography in the 1970's gave rise to the long-range weather forecast, a month at a time. This in turn gave rise to the observation that the long-range weather forecast was wrong most of the time. In turn, this gave rise to the dropping of the long-range weather forecast and to the admission that really accurate forecasting could only cover the next day or two, and not always then.
    tags: time wrong photography
    — Miles Kington
    So far as good writing goes, the use of the exclamation mark is a sign of failure. It is the literary equivalent of a man holding up a card reading LAUGHTER to a studio audience.
    tags: failure laughter men writing reading
    — Miles Kington
    Everyone wants peace - and they will fight the most terrible war to get it.
    tags: peace fight war
    — Miles Kington
    Astronomers, like burglars and jazz musicians, operate best at night.
    tags: night
    — Miles Kington
    Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
    tags: knowing wisdom
    — Miles Kington
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    miles kington
    Birth    : May 13, 1941
    Death  : January 30, 2008
    Occupation  : Journalist