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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - November 26, 2014
Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.
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Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)  
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945), 1895  
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.
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Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)  
Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
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Evan Esar (1899 - 1995), Esar's Comic Dictionary  
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