Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - January 23, 2013
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
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Doug Larson  
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)  
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)  
You wake me up early in the morning to tell me I am right? Please wait until I am wrong.
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Johann von Neumann (1903 - 1957), on being phoned at 10:00 AM  
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