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I quote others only in order the better to express myself.

I quote others only in order the better to express myself.

by Michel De Montaigne 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 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.

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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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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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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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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He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily read more

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.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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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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