Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - December 23, 2012
Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair.
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George Burns (1896 - 1996)  
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
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Philip K. Dick (1928 - 1982), "How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later", 1978  
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)  
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
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Arnold Toynbee (1889 - 1975)  
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