Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - October 22, 2012
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary  
A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)  
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
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John Wilmot  
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
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George F. Will (1941 - )  
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