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He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.

 
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Shel Silverstein
Shel Silverstein
  • Born: September 25, 1930
  • Died: May 10, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Poet

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein /ˈsɪlvərstiːn/ was an American writer known for his cartoons, songs, and children's books. He styled himself as Uncle Shelby in some works. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold more than 20 million copies. He was the recipient of two Grammy Awards, as well as Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nominations.

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