Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - June 03, 2013
Anything too stupid to be said is sung.
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Voltaire (1694 - 1778)  
Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.
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Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784), (attributed)  
Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
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E. M. Forster (1879 - 1970)  
What music is more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
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Logan Pearsall Smith (1865 - 1946), Afterthoughts (1931) "Age and Death"  
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