The Trouble with Nowadays: A Curmudgeon Strikes Back

Paperback | May 12, 1981

byCLEVELAND AMORY

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A Crusty Curmudgeon and Charter Member of The Society to Put Things Back The Way They Were, bestselling author Cleveland Amory offers the last word on everything that has made a shambles out of modern life.
 
Servants: “I have often wondered where all the good, old-fashioned servants have gone. They must be somewhere, they couldn’t have all died.”
 
The Government: “The only difference between the Republicans and the Democrats is that the Republicans are socialists and the Democrats are communists.”
 
Women: “The day I put ‘Ms.’ on a letter of mine, it’ll be either to someone else’s mistress or the Bureau of Msing Persons.”
 
Children: “Remember, children are, no matter how much we detest them, the you and me of tomorrow.”
 
Foreign Affairs: “Every damn president since I can remember has been so in love with foreign policy that they’re just like a schoolboy with a new girl.”
 
Religion: “Nowadays Sunday is just one more excuse to do whatever you damn please.”

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A Crusty Curmudgeon and Charter Member of The Society to Put Things Back The Way They Were, bestselling author Cleveland Amory offers the last word on everything that has made a shambles out of modern life.   Servants: “I have often wondered where all the good, old-fashioned servants have gone. They must be somewhere, they couldn’t hav...

Cleveland Amory is a humorist and humanitarian especially known for his books about animals and his animal advocacy. Amory was born in 1917 into a prominent New England family. Amory attended Harvard where he was president of the Harvard Crimson. Upon graduation, Amory became the youngest editor ever of The Saturday Evening Post. He se...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:May 12, 1981Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345297202

ISBN - 13:9780345297204

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