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Selected from Michael Moncur's Collection of Quotations - June 19, 2018
I loathe the expression "What makes him tick." It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.
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James Thurber (1894 - 1961)  
I'm still an atheist, thank God.
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Luis Bunuel (1900 - 1983)  
The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
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Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)  
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
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Margaret Thatcher (1925 - ), in Observer April 4, 1989  
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