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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - August 26, 2016
Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings.
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Ed Gardner  
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity than they really are.
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Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)  
Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead.
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James Thurber (1894 - 1961), New Yorker, Feb. 18, 1939 "The Shrike and the Chipmunks"  
Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.
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Dan Quayle (1947 - ), 5/20/92 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)  
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