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.
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.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)  
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)  
You wake me up early in the morning to tell me I am right? Please wait until I am wrong.
Johann von Neumann (1903 - 1957), on being phoned at 10:00 AM  
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