Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - July 20, 2013
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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Soren Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855)  
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
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Clement Atlee  
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
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Victor Borge (1909 - 2000)  
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
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H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)  
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