Gelett Burgess Quotes

I'm Sorry, now, I Wrote it, But I can Tell you Anyhow, I'll Kill you if you Quote it.
Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), U.S. poet. Ah, Yes, I Wrote the "Purple Cow," (l. 2-4). . . Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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Ah, yes, I wrote the "Purple Cow"— I'm sorry, now, I wrote it! But I can tell you, anyhow, I'll kill you if you quote it.
Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), U.S. humorist, illustrator. Cinq Ans Après, The Burgess Nonsense Book (1914).
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I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one;
Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), U.S. poet. The Purple Cow (l. 1-2). . . Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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I'd rather see than be one.
Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), U.S. poet. The Purple Cow (l. 4). . . Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.
Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), U.S. humorist, illustrator. "The Sense of Humor," The Romance of the Commonplace (1916).
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