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Mason Cooley

Birthdate: 1927
Date of death: 25. July 2002

Mason Cooley was an American aphorist known for his witty aphorisms. One of these such aphorisms Cooley developed was "The time I kill is killing me."

He was professor emeritus of French, speech and world literature at the College of Staten Island. He was also an assistant professor of English at Columbia University from 1959 to 1967 and an adjunct professor from 1980 to 1988.

He received his B.A. from San Diego State University and his Ph.D. from Oxford.

„Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are.“

—  Mason Cooley

Variant: Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.

„Why do we never expect dull people to be rascals?“

—  Mason Cooley

City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection (1994)

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„Ideology has shaped the very sofa on which I sit.“

—  Mason Cooley

City Aphorisms, Third Selection (1986)

„Don’t milk the cow too hard. She will kick you.“

—  Mason Cooley

City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection (1993)

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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