Talk:Louis Kronenberger

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  • For tens of millions of people television has become habit-forming, brain-softening, taste-degrading.
  • Highly educated bores are by far the worst; they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.
  • It is the gossip columnist's business to write about what is none of his business.
  • Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing, They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
  • Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
  • Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
  • Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared, and TV has given it its death blow.
  • The closer and more confidential our relationship with someone, the less we are entitled to ask about what we are not voluntarily told.