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Random quote of the day:

“The opposite of talking isn’t listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.”

—Fran Lebowitz, Social Studies

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Random quote of the day:

“Discussion in America means dissent.”

—James Thurber, “The Duchess and the Bugs,” Lanterns & Lances, 1961

 

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Random quote of the day:

“Look out for the fellow who lets you do all the talking.”

—Kin Hubbard

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Random quote of the day:

“Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.”

—William Blake, “Proverbs of Hell,” The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

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Random quote of the day:

“If we went into the streets dressed the way we talk, we would be arrested for indecent exposure.”

—James Thurber, quoted in “The Tulle and Taffeta Rut: A Conversation with James Thurber,” by Henry Brandon, 1961

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Random quote of the day:

 

“There are always people who make big declarations.  These are always people of little consequence.”

—Issai Sato, Genshiroku

 

 

 

 

 

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Random quote of the day:

 

“I’m very wary of people who give us the lessons of history or the laws for the future of cultures.  But I do think one thing the historian can do is to warn us against the overgeneralizations of social scientists, politicians, preachers, all those who think they’re in on the secrets of the future.”

—Daniel J. Boorstin, interview, NewsHour

 

 

Disclaimer:  The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.