Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - May 16, 2013
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.
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Robert Benchley (1889 - 1945)  
In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.
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Thomas Pickering (1931 - )  
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
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Samuel McChord Crothers  
You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave.
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Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)  
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