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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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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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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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I think we must.. quote whenver we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.

I think we must.. quote whenver we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.

by Clifford Fadiman Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished.

A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished.

by The Talmud Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, read more

Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.

by James Ramsey 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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It is better to be quotable than to be honest.

It is better to be quotable than to be honest.

by Tom Stoppard 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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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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