Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - June 01, 2013
A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)  
We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
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Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)  
Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.
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Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988)  
A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.
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Benjamin H. Brewster (1816 - 1888)  
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