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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - March 18, 2018
That's the great thing about being in the third grade. If you've got one polysyllabic adjective, everyone thinks you're a genius.
John Green, Vlogbrothers, My Name Is John Green. And I am a Nerd., 10-30-07  
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834 - 1892)  
Literature is news that stays news.
Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972), ABC of Reading (1934) chapter 8  
A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child.
H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)  
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