A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 31, 1960

"By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight," said Ralph Waldo Emerson, "we all quote." In reporting the course of contempo rary history, TIME quotes by necessity, because the things that people say reveal much about what is going on in the world. And we also quote by delight. Some examples in this week's TIME:

"He couldn't stand to live with her any more because she wore so much cold cream on her face at night that her head would skid across the pillow and hit him in the head. He is now contemplating a new skidproof face cream." See EDUCATION, Against IQs.

"These...

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