Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 20, 2009
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - 2006)  
The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Thomas H. Huxley (1825 - 1895)  
Everybody tells jokes, but we still need comedians.
Jimmy Wales, Keynote Speech, SXSW 2006  
My marriage had its ups and downs like anyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of security, and that sort of connection with someone.
John Scalzi, Old Man's War, 2005  
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