[PW] Appeal for Notable Quotations of 2020

Daria Phair dphair at prattlibrary.org
Mon Nov 16 22:19:40 PST 2020

Mark Zuckerberg to Dana Perino, White House Press Secretary for GW Bush, on
May 28, 2020:  "I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn’t be the
arbiter of truth of everything that people say online.”  Then, he proceeded
to censor conservatives on Facebook.

Daria Phair
Fine Arts Department

On Sat, Nov 7, 2020 at 8:21 PM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:

> It's getting to be that time of year again.  In the next four or five
> weeks I have to finalize my list of the 10 most notable quotations of the
> year, disseminated by the Associated Press, and would welcome suggestions.
> The criteria are quotations that are famous, or important, or particularly
> revealing of the spirit of our times.  Invariably many of the quotes are
> political in nature, but I do very much want some nonpolitical quotes from
> fields such as popular culture, sports, business, science, etc.  I also
> would like to have some foolish quotes from Democrats to give the list some
> balance.
> Note that quotations from December 2019 may be eligible.  Internet memes
> can be considered if they are very popular.
> Fred Shapiro
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