Quotes of the Day

Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - September 10, 2020
There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it.
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Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784)  
We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
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Anais Nin (1903 - 1977)  
Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age.
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William Feather (1908 - 1976)  
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
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Arnold Toynbee (1889 - 1975)  
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