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Saturday, 24 April 2010

THE ART of QUOTATION

Some of my favorite quotations about quotations ... 

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
Robert Benchley

Quoting: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Bierce

It is a good thing for an educated man to read books of quotations.
Winston Churchill

He who trains his tongue to quote the learned sages, will be known far and wide as a smart ass.
Howard Kandel

I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
Dorothy Parkerjavascript:void(0)

Misquotation is the pride and privilege of the learned.
Hesketh Pearson

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

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