Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - July 07, 2019
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
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Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), on the eve of his 75th birthday  
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top .
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Unknown  
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
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Hodding Carter  
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
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Margaret Halsey  
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