Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - September 09, 2013
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
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William J. H. Boetcker  
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
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Gracie Allen (1906 - 1964)  
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 - 1935)  
Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
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Evan Esar (1899 - 1995), Esar's Comic Dictionary  
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