Quote of the Day

November 21, 2008

I am a dog and you are my master. So I bark and ask for my dog food.

—Arsenius


Quote of the Day

September 6, 2008

And in his grip take barley cakes, dried figs, and cheese, such cheese as scapegoats may feed on.

—Hipponax


Quote of the Day

August 27, 2008

Grooms fittest kindle fires, slaves carry burdens, butchers are for slaughters, apothocaries, butlers, cooks, for poisons . . .

—Ben Jonson

Catiline His Conspiracy


Quote of the Day

August 24, 2008

The beach is idle hardnesses on strike.

—F.T. Marinetti


Quote of the Day

August 11, 2008

In all beings the internal character is so closely allied to the external form, that it appears to be only an equation of the latter.

—Mario Uchard


Quote of the Day

August 3, 2008

Detective officers of genius are always careful not to build up theories in advance.

—Marcel Allain, from The Lord of Terror


Quote of the Day

July 29, 2008

Enormous, fierce, his jaws clacking in a formidable grimace, the monkey, with one hand, has seized a young ebony, and torn it, with all its roots, from outĀ of an herbous heap of broken stones.

—Catulle Mendes


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