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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - August 29, 2014
Most people ignore most poetry
because
most poetry ignores most people.
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Adrian Mitchell  
Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them.
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Marquis de Flers Robert and Arman de Caillavet  
The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful
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Frederick Locker-Lampson  
I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays.
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Henny Youngman (1906 - 1998)  
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