Modern Proverbs Appeal

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri May 25 00:26:01 UTC 2007

Thanks to Charles Doyle for his explanation of how a quotation can pass
into proverbiality, and especially for his documentation of precursors to
Maslow's saying.  Maslow's quotation is now starting to look less original
than I thought.

Fred Shapiro

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