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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - May 4, 2015
Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.
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Dalton Camp  
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.
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Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988)  
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
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Thomas A. Edison (1847 - 1931)  
But what is the difference between literature and journalism?
...Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Critic as Artist, 1891  
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