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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 20, 2014
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
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Voltaire (1694 - 1778)  
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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Michel de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)  
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
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Philip Guedalla (1889 - 1944)  
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
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Russell Baker (1925 - )  
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