Peter Sheil (petersheil) wrote,
Peter Sheil
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Quotes of the Day

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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