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A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -- it is a plaything.
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Thomas Love Peacock

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A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
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Lord Peter Wimsey

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A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
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Joseph Roux

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A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished.
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The Talmud

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After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.
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H. L. Mencken

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Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
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William R. Alger

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Be careful -- with quotations, you can damn anything.
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Andre Malraux

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Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
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Samuel Johnson

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Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
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Samuel Johnson

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Everything has been thought of before, but the problem is to think of it again.
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
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Alfred North Whitehead

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Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
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Simeon Strunsky

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He wrapped himself in quotations -- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
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Rudyard Kipling

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I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I improve on misquotation.
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Cary Grant

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I not only use all the brains I have but all I can borrow.
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Woodrow T. Wilson

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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
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George Bernard Shaw

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I quote others in order to better express myself.
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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
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Seneca

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I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.
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Clifton Fadiman

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It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
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Tom Stoppard

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Life itself is a quotation.
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Jorge Luis Borges

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Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
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Christian Nevell Bovee

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Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations.
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Orson Welles

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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
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Amos Bronson Alcott

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