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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1253
AUTHOR:Author unknown
QUOTATION:North Carolina is a valley of humility between two mountains of conceit.
ATTRIBUTION:Author unknown.—For a discussion of its origin and correct wording (“humility,” not “humiliation” as given by Mencken in his New Dictionary of Quotations …), see the editorial comments by Henry Wiseman Kendall in the Greensboro (North Carolina) Daily News, August 26, 1962, p. B4.
SUBJECTS:North Carolina
 
 
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