Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - October 23, 2012
There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead.
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Arthur Honegger (1892 - 1955)  
Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.
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E. B. White (1899 - 1985), Some Remarks on Humor, introduction  
You are not superior just because you see the world in an odious light.
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Vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768 - 1848)  
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot.
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Ellen DeGeneres  
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