Inspiration, Thought for the Day Thought for the Day By Sarah Wallin Huff April 17, 2005 April 17, 2005 “An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.” —Dan Rather, US television newscaster (1931 – ) (. . . So, at six hours in length, was the William Tell opera one of Rossini’s “laundry lists”?) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Related Thoughtful History for the Day: Leopold Mozart Video Games at the Bowl?!? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.