Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - October 31, 2013
Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.
Maurice Chevalier (1888 - 1972)  
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
Henny Youngman (1906 - 1998)  
In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning.
George Orwell (1903 - 1950), "Politics and the English Language", 1946  
This is my favorite book in all the world, though I have never read it.
William Goldman, The Princess Bride  
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