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    He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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