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The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.

The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.

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Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the read more

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.

by Louise Imogen Guiney Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.

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

by W. I. E. Gates Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.

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

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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 read more

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.

by Hesketh Pearson Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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Quoting: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

Quoting: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.

I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.

by Seneca Found in: Quotes 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 read more

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

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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