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Peter De Vries

Peter De Vries (February 27, 1910 – September 28, 1993) was an American editor and novelist known for his satiric wit. He has been described by the philosopher Daniel Dennett as "probably the funniest writer on religion ever".

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    I am not impressed by the Ivy League establishments. Of course they graduate the best—it’s all they’ll take, leaving to others the problem of educating the country. They will give you an education the way the banks will give you money—provided you can prove to their satisfaction that you don’t need it.
    Peter De Vries (b. 1910)

    I am not impressed by the Ivy League establishments. Of course they graduate the best—it’s all they’ll take, leaving to others the problem of educating the country. They will give you an education the way the banks will give you money—provided you can prove to their satisfaction that you don’t need it.
    Peter De Vries (b. 1910)

    And she, by passion once demented
    MThat woman out of Botticelli—
    She brews and bottles, unfermented,
    The stupid and abiding jelly.
    —Peter De Vries (b. 1910)

    Among them was a Bishop, who
    Had lately been appointed to
    The balmy isle of Rum-ti-Foo,
    And Peter was his name.
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)