Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - July 06, 2014
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)  
If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.
Mickey Mantle (1931 - 1995), (attributed)  
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", Chapter 2  
The only road to good shows is bad ones. Just go start having a bad time, and if you don't give up, you will get better.
Louis C. K., Reddit, 2012  
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