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November 15th, 2004

A Quote to Ponder [Nov. 15th, 2004|09:02 am]
Peter Sheil
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
H. L. Mencken, Baltimore Evening Sun on 26 July 1920

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Quotes of the Day [Nov. 15th, 2004|09:21 am]
Peter Sheil
It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
Peter De Vries

No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.
Harold Rosenberg

In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911 - 1978)

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
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