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Franklin Pierce Adams

Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881, Chicago, Illinois – March 23, 1960, New York City, New York) was an American columnist, well known by his initials F.P.A., and wit, best known for his newspaper column, "The Conning Tower", and his appearances as a regular panelist on radio's Information Please. A prolific writer of light verse, he was a member of the Algonquin Round Table of the 1920s and 1930s.

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    Too much Truth
    Is uncouth.
    Franklin Pierce Adams (1881–1960)

    Too much Truth
    Is uncouth.
    Franklin Pierce Adams (1881–1960)

    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.
    —Franklin Pierce Adams (1881–1960)

    We thinke that Paradise and Calvarie,
    Christs Crosse, and Adams tree, stood in one place;
    Looke, Lord, and finde both Adams met in me;
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    May the last Adams blood my soule embrace.
    John Donne (1572–1631)

    No nation was ever ruined by trade.
    —Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

    Let not my beauty’s fire
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    Nor pierce any bright eye
    That wandereth lightly.
    George Peele (1559–1596)