Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - November 04, 2012
I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand.
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Sir Edward Appleton (1892 - 1965)  
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
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Jerome K. Jerome (1859 - 1927)  
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)  
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
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Jules Renard (1864 - 1910)  
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