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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - November 23, 2020
Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to become as mediocre as possible.
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Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)  
So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.
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George Lucas (1944 - ), Senator Amidala in Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)  
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)  
They used to photograph Shirley Temple through gauze. They should photograph me through linoleum.
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Tallulah Bankhead (1903 - 1968)  
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