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Tom Paxton Quotes & Sayings

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Some people you don't have to satirize, you just quote 'em. — Tom Paxton

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Look em in the eye. Make a gesture of inclusion, which he did all the time. And above all, have a chorus. So I learned from Pete Seeger to have something for them to sing. — Tom Paxton

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What did you learn in school today,
Dear little boy of mine?
What did you learn in school today,
Dear little boy of mine?
I learned that Washington never told a lie.
I learned that soldiers seldom die.
I learned that everybody's free.
And that's what the teacher said to me.
That's what I learned in school today.
That's what I learned in school. — Tom Paxton

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Don't slay that potato, let us be merciful please. — Tom Paxton

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In its power, clarity and shear beauty, Mack Bailey's voice reminds me of no one more than my friend, the late John Denver. I love to hear this man sing. — Tom Paxton

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As a school boy I played with a plastic grenade, it was grey and with caps, it was loaded. In the dirt we would cry and dramatically die, as it flew through the air and exploded. — Tom Paxton

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Chris Chandler reminds me of my own self way back when -
listen to him Now! — Tom Paxton

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A suffering world cries for mercy, as far as the eye can see. Lawyers around every bend in the road, lawyers in every tree. — Tom Paxton

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Our leaders are the finest men, that's whey we elect them again and again. — Tom Paxton

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In a small village near Calcutta, in 1998, a villager who could not speak English sang me What Did You Learn In School Today? in Bengali! Tom Paxton's songs are reaching around the world more than he is, or any of us could have realized. Keep on, Tom! — Tom Paxton