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A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

Lord Peter Wimsey Quotes

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In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.

Mortimer J. Adler Quotes

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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.

Amos Bronson Alcott Quotes

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Quotes from Mao, Castro, and Che Guevara... are as germane to our highly technological, computerized society as a stagecoach on a jet runway at Kennedy airport.

Saul Alinsky Quotes

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The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

Robert Benchley Quotes

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I must claim the quoter's privilege of giving only as much of the text as will suit my purpose, said Tan-Chun. If I told you how it went on, I should end up by contradicting myself!

Cao Xueqin Quotes

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A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion.

Robert Chapman Quotes

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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That is the point of quotations. One can use another's words to be insulting.

Amanda Cross Quotes

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I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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The adventitious beauty of poetry may be felt in the greater delight with a verse given in a happy quotation than in the poem.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.

Cliff Fadiman Quotes

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Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.

W. I. E. Gates Quotes

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Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the part of the quoter, and a blessing to a public grown superficial and external.

Louise Imogen Guiney Quotes

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Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.

Ihab Hassan Quotes

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He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

W. Somerset Maugham Quotes

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Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.

Hesketh Pearson Quotes

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Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.

James Ramsey Quotes

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A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.

Joseph Roux Quotes

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Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.

Simeon Strunsky Quotes

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A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished.

The Talmud Quotes

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The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. •Vice President Dan Quayle Quoting: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another. •Ambrose Bierce You could compile the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writes in the world.

Vice President Dan Quayle Quotes

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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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I think we must.. quote whenver we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.

Clifford Fadiman Quotes

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