Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 22, 2012
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
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Robert Frost (1874 - 1963), (attributed)  
Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
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Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)  
There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry.
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Martin Gardner (1914 - ), "The Mathematical Magic Show"  
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
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George Orwell (1903 - 1950)  
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