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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - July 30, 2014
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.
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Solomon Short  
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
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G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)  
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
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H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)  
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.
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Bill Tammeus, in Toronto's National Newspaper, 1991  
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