Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - March 15, 2014
The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
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Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)  
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.
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Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)  
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)  
What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn't come every day.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Pygmalion, Act 2  
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