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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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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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Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.

Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.

by Ihab Hassan 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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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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Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.

Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.

by W. I. E. Gates Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.

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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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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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