Richard Harding Davis
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"Richard Harding Davis" was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American War, the Second Boer War, and the First World War. His writing greatly assisted the political career of Theodore Roosevelt and he also played a major role in the evolution of the American magazine. His influence extended to the world of fashion and he is credited with making the clean-shaven look popular among men at the turn of the 20th century.

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What I admire most in men - To sit opposite a mirror at dinner and not look in it.

No civilized person ever goes to bed the same day he gets up.