Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - April 03, 2013
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
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Bill Vaughan  
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
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Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972), in Look, Apr. 3, 1956  
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
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Vannevar Bush (1890 - 1974)  
A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)  
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