Most Notable Quotations of 2014 So Far?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 12 01:15:52 UTC 2014

"[T]o many in America, being a person of color is synonymous with being
poor, and being poor is synonymous with being a criminal."

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at>

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> Subject:      Most Notable Quotations of 2014 So Far?
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> I=92m starting to think about my annual list, run by the Associated Press,
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> of the top 10 most notable quotations of the year.  By =93notable=94 I
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>  =93important=94 or =93famous=94 or =93particularly revealing of the
> spirit=
>  of our times=94 rather than necessarily being eloquent or admirable.
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> use this is not a presidential election year or
> year-before-presidential-el=
> ection year, the most notable quotations are less obvious, which is why I
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> m soliciting preliminary input at this time.=0A=
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> I would welcome suggestions of notable quotations from 2014, particularly
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> nes from politics or popular culture or entertainment or sports or
> business=
>  or technology.=0A=
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> Fred Shapiro=0A=
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