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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - July 23, 2016
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
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Alfred Adler (1870 - 1937)  
Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote,
And think they grow immortal as they quote.
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Edward Young (1683 - 1765), Love of Fame (satire I, l. 89)  
My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
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Dame Edna Everage (1934 - )  
CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
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Arthur C. Clarke (1917 - )  
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