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

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Human success is a quotation from overhead.

Human success is a quotation from overhead.

by Charles H. Parkhurst Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. •George Bernard Shaw It is better to read more

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. •George Bernard Shaw It is better to be quotable than to be honest. •Tom Stoppard Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. •Orson Welles Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. •Vice read more

The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. •Vice President Dan Quayle Quoting: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another. •Ambrose Bierce You could compile the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writes in the world.

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Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.

Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.

by Ihab Hassan Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

by Benjamin Disraeli Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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You could compile the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writes in the read more

You could compile the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writes in the world.

by G. K. Chesterton Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

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I quote others only in order the better to express myself. •Michel De Montaigne Certain brief sentences read more

I quote others only in order the better to express myself. •Michel De Montaigne Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said. •Jean Rostand I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.

by Michel De Montaigne Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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