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    Thought is a process of exaggeration. The refusal to exaggerate is not infrequently an alibi for the disinclination to think or praise.

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We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

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Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we read more

Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we can come at their real meaning.

by Tryon Edwards Found in: Exaggeration Quotes,
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I never exaggerate. I just remember big.

I never exaggerate. I just remember big.

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False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.

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We always weaken everything we exaggerate.

We always weaken everything we exaggerate.

by La Harpe Found in: Exaggeration Quotes,
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