Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - August 13, 2013
There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.
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David Letterman (1947 - )  
It is possible to be below flattery as well as above it.
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Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800 - 1859)  
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Critic as Artist, 1891  
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)  
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