Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
If there is to be a human future, we must bring ourselves into balanced relationship with ...- David Korten
Government should do a few things, and do them right.- George W. Bush
Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.- Gerry Cooney
Politics is the science of who gets what, when, and why.- Sidney Hillman
Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed.- Hans Magnus Enzensberger
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|Birth:||15th November, 1881|
|Death:||23rd March, 1960|
|Profession:||Columnist, Poet, Radio Personality|
Franklin Pierce Adams was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was an American columnist, best known for his newspaper column, "The Conning Tower", and his appearances as a regular panelist on radio's Information Please. Signing on with the Chicago Journal in 1903, he wrote a sports column and then a humor column, "A Little about Everything". During his time on the Evening Mail, he wrote what remains his best known work, the poem Baseball's Sad Lexicon, a tribute to the Chicago Cubs double play combination of "Tinker to Evers to Chance". He wrote primarily under his initials, F.P.A.
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