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Quotes of the Day [Dec. 19th, 2003|10:52 am]
Peter Sheil
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Pygmalion (1916) preface

The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
Lewis Thomas (1913 - 1993)

There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
John Adams (1735 - 1826), Journal, 1772

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
John Erskine (1879 - 1951)
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2003-12-19 05:12 am (UTC)
I agree ... think ...oh what's his name ... John (?) Glass and his x minutes of silence. If that isn't sarcasm I don't know what is :)

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[User Picture]From: dance_n_queen
2003-12-19 07:53 am (UTC)

John (?) Glass

Phillip
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