Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - February 26, 2013
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
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Cato the Elder (234 BC - 149 BC)  
The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky.
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Solomon Short  
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
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H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)  
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
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Tom Stoppard (1937 - ), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead  
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