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    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.

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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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