Russell Wayne Baker (August 14, 1925 – January 21, 2019) was an American journalist, narrator, writer of Pulitzer Prize-winning satirical commentary and self-critical prose, and author of Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography Growing Up (1983). He was a columnist for The New York Times from 1962 to 1998, and hosted the PBS...
People who say you're just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately.
Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
You've got to vote for someone. It's a shame, but it's got to be done.
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
There is no such thing as a nonpolitical speech by a politician.