Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 16, 2012
Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250
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Harper's Index, October 1989  
We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Canterville Ghost, 1882  
All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
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James Thurber (1894 - 1961)  
Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.
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W.E.B. Du Bois, Speech at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, August 1906  
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