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Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation

Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation

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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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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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She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.

She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.

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He that tries to recommend (Shakespeare) by select quotations, will succeed like the pedant in "Hierocles", who, when he offered read more

He that tries to recommend (Shakespeare) by select quotations, will succeed like the pedant in "Hierocles", who, when he offered his house to sale, carried a brick in his pocket as a specimen

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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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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In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.

In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.

by Andre Maurois Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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With all deference to Chairman Mao and other authors whose quotations derive from longer works, it seemed that I was read more

With all deference to Chairman Mao and other authors whose quotations derive from longer works, it seemed that I was becoming the world's first writer of self-contained ready-made quotations

by Ashleigh Brilliant Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, read more

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.

by William Feather Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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