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The Ancient Egyptians considered it good luck to meet a swarm of Bees on the road. What they considered bad luck I couldn't say.

WILL CUPPY, How to Attract the Wombat

Most people, it seems, think that Robinson Crusoe, when he landed on his Island, had nothing to keep him from starvation or anything else. As a matter of fact, he had twelve raft loads of supplies that he took off the wrecked ship. He had as much food and furniture as if he had had a delicatessen store and Fifth Avenue outside his hut.

WILL CUPPY, "Living from Can to Mouth", Brooklyn Eagle Magazine, November 24, 1929

Etiquette ... means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.

WILL CUPPY, How to Be a Hermit

Other kings let their ministers make their mistakes for them, but Louis insisted on making the important mistakes personally.

WILL CUPPY, The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody

I think humor springs from rage, hay fever, overdue rent and miscellaneous hell.

WILL CUPPY, letter to Max Eastman, 1936

Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.

WILL CUPPY, The Great Bustard and Other People


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