Quotes of the Day
Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - November 20, 2012
- Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.
- James Thurber (1894 - 1961), My Life and Hard Times (1933)
- It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like.
- Jackie Mason (1934 - )
- Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
- Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)
- In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning.
- George Orwell (1903 - 1950), "Politics and the English Language", 1946
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