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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - January 15, 2021
A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)  
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
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Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)  
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), Following the Equator (1897)  
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
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Robert Byrne  
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