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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - October 02, 2012
- The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.'
- Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990)
- Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.
- Stephen Leacock (1869 - 1944)
- Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anyone else.
- Heywood Broun (1888 - 1939), Sitting on the World, 1924
- Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority.
- James Thurber (1894 - 1961)
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