Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - April 16, 2013
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)  
Time is that quality of nature which keeps events from happening all at once. Lately it doesn't seem to be working.
All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else.
H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)  
Invention is the mother of necessity.
Thorstein Veblen (1857 - 1929)  
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