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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - January 19, 2017
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
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Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972), in Look, Apr. 3, 1956  
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
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Alfred A. Knopf  
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)  
On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
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George Orwell (1903 - 1950)  
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