[Ads-l] Desperate Last Plea for Most Notable Quotations of 2014

Beth Young zbyoung at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 18 22:33:57 UTC 2014


"Who am I to judge?" With those five words, spoken in late July in reply to
a reporter's question about the status of gay priests in the Church, Pope
Francis stepped away from the disapproving tone, the explicit moralizing
typical of Popes and bishops.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/12/23/who-am-i-to-judge

Beth

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 8:55 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
wrote:

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> It's November 11 and I still don't have 10 quotations that I consider to
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>  suitable for my annual list, run by the Associated Press, of the top 10
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> st notable quotations of the year.  By =93notable=94 I mean
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>  or =93famous=94 or =93particularly revealing of the spirit of our
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>  rather than necessarily being eloquent or admirable.  So I am renewing my
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> plea for suggestions of notable quotations from 2014, particularly ones
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> m politics or popular culture or entertainment or sports or business or
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> Fred Shapiro=0A=
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