Quotes of the Day
Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - March 29, 2014
- When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
- Anatole France (1844 - 1924)
- You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), when asked to describe radio
- Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.
- John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
- Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930), (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear, 1915
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