Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - September 03, 2013
Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
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John Russell  
Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.
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E. B. White (1899 - 1985), Some Remarks on Humor, introduction  
It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
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Walter Bagehot (1826 - 1877), "Biographical Studies", 1863  
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), What Is Man? (1906)  
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