Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - August 20, 2013
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
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Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)  
You know what's interesting about Washington? It's the kind of place where second-guessing has become second nature.
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George W. Bush (1946 - ), Speech on May 17, 2002  
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)  
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think interior decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
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Anna Quindlen (1953 - )  
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