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    I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognizably wiser than oneself.

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To quote copiously and well requires taste, judgment and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful, an appreciation of the noble, read more

To quote copiously and well requires taste, judgment and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful, an appreciation of the noble, and a sense of the profound

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the read more

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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The teachings of elegant sayings should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, any read more

The teachings of elegant sayings should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, any price will be paid.

by Siddha Nagarjuna Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle read more

I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.

by Robert Burns Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.

Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.

by Joan Larsen Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we're quoting.

Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we're quoting.

by John Green Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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One good quote is worth a book

One good quote is worth a book

by Rudyard Kipling Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

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I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right read more

I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

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