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At any public relations luncheon, the quality of the food is inversely related to the quality of the information.
- Earl Ubell

Law of Historical Causation: "It seemed like the thing to do at the time."
- Michael Uhlmann

When stupidity is a sufficient explanation, there is no need to have any recourse to any other.
- Michael Uhlmann

It’s a control freak thing. I wouldn’t let you understand.
- S. H. Underwood

Critics are like pigs at the pastry cart.
- John Updike

Life is like an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the vague memories of having read the reviews.
- John Updike

The difficulty with humorists is that they will mix what they believe with what they don’t; whichever seems likelier to win an effect.
- John Updike

I’m in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?
- Dr. Harold Urey, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

There is nothing so deadly as not to hold up to people the opportunity to do great and wonderful things, if we wish to stimulate them in an active way.
- Dr. Harold Urey, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Humor is the sense of the Absurd, which is despair refusing to take itself seriously.
- Arland Ussher

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can’t be done.
- Peter Ustinov

I’m convinced there’s a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer.
- Peter Ustinov

In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
- Peter Ustinov

The sound of laughter has always seemed to me the most civilized music in the universe.
- Peter Ustinov



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