Quotes of the Day
Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - September 15, 2012
- It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it.
- Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870), Statement at the Battle of Fredericksburg (13th December 1862)
- The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "The Devil's Disciple" (1901), act II
- As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly.
- Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
- Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
- Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
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