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Quotes of the day [Jul. 11th, 2002|09:49 am]
Peter Sheil
Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)

It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
Walter Bagehot (1826 - 1877), "Biographical Studies", 1863

Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author?
Philip G. Hamerton, "The Intellectual Life"
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