Quotes of the Day
Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - July 30, 2014
- It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
- H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
- Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true.
- Solomon Short
- Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months.
- Bill Tammeus, in Toronto's National Newspaper, 1991
- Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
- G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
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