miles kington Quotes

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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— 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.
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— Miles Kington
Never criticize Americans. They have the best taste that money can buy.
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— 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.
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— 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.
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— Miles Kington
Everyone wants peace - and they will fight the most terrible war to get it.
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— Miles Kington
Astronomers, like burglars and jazz musicians, operate best at night.
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— Miles Kington
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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— Miles Kington