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An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.

by Letitia Landon Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author

Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author

by Samuel Johnson 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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Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

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I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.

I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.

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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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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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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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