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Oscar Wilde

"If a man needs an elaborate tombstone in order to remain in the memory of his country, it is clear that his living at all was an act of absolute superfluity." Oscar Wilde
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"America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then these." Simon Hoggart
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Joseph Joubert

"Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another." Joseph Joubert
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"Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great." John L. Motley
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Groucho Marx
Birth: 1895-10-02 Death: 1977-08-19

"Do you suppose I could buy back my introduction to you?"

Julius "Groucho" Marx was the most famous of the Marx Brothers, which included Chico, Harpo and Zeppo. During the 1920s and 30s, they made a series of groundbreaking motion pictures that showcased their zany humor, quick patter and lightning quick sight gags, including the anti-war movie, Duck Soup. Groucho's trademark grease paint moustache, glasses and cigar have become part of American pop culture. The Marx Brothers success included hit Broadway shows as well as movies, including Cocoanuts, which they filmed during the day while performing on Broadway at night an amazing fete. Grouc…



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