Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 17, 2012
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
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Jerry Seinfeld (1954 - )  
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can't Swim".
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Lyndon B. Johnson (1908 - 1973)  
The Internet is like alcohol in some sense. It accentuates what you would do anyway. If you want to be a loner, you can be more alone. If you want to connect, it makes it easier to connect.
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Esther Dyson, Interview in Time Magazine, October 2005  
There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts.
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Voltaire (1694 - 1778), Dialogue, XIV, "Le Chapon et la Poularde" (1766)  
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