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Paul Newman, RIP

Chris Farrell Sep 27, 2008

What a life Paul Newman led. The New York Times has a terrific obit on him this morning. I oove this quote from him given during an interview with a reporter. It ends the obit, and is a fitting epitaph for a life.

We are such spendthrifts with our lives,” Mr. Newman once told a reporter. “The trick of living is to slip on and off the planet with the least fuss you can muster. I’m not running for sainthood. I just happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer, who puts back into the soil what he takes out.”

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