Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 12, 2012
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
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Stephen Leacock (1869 - 1944)  
Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.
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R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)  
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought.
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John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - 2006)  
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)  
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