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    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.

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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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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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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 facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

by Lord Peter Wimsey 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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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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Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.

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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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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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