Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - November 19, 2012
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), Following the Equator (1897)  
You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
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John Ciardi (1916 - 1986)  
Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
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E. M. Forster (1879 - 1970)  
Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise.
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Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata, Animal Crossing: Wild World, 2005  
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