Quotes of the Day
Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - May 25, 2013
- A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
- Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)
- People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "Mrs. Warren's Profession" (1893) act II
- People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
- Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)
- He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination--and taxes."
- H. E. Martz
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