Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - November 01, 2012
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
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Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), My Early Life, 1930  
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.
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H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)  
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
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Peter Drucker (1909 - 2005)  
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
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George Steiner  
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