Quotation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Quotation

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I improve on misquotation.
~By Cary Grant ~


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 ~


With no more than six levels of misquotation, any statement can be made to say whatever you wish.
~By John McCarthy ~


The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
~By Isaac D'Israeli ~


It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations.
~By Maurice Chevalier ~


I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
~By Bill Walsh ~


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


Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
~By Arthur Miller ~


Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Life itself is a quotation.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


Let me just say something that I forgot, I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning - that this would also be a place that people would be able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks.
~By Lawrence Halprin ~


Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


The taste for quotations (and for the juxtaposition of incongruous quotations) is a Surrealist taste.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
~By Isaac D'Israeli ~


In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
~By Hesketh Pearson ~


I'd lived by quotations, practically all my life.
~By Loretta Young ~


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


I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
~By Janet Malcolm ~


She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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


Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
~By Guy Debord ~


To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.
~By Charles Edward Montague ~


A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
~By Brendan Francis ~


One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats - and one always secretes too much jelly.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
~By Robert Burns ~


I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


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


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


In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
~By George Eliot ~


In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
~By Bob Dylan ~


The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
~By Karl Kraus ~


An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
~By Letitia Landon ~


The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
~By William Feather ~


I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman's brain!
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


We are cooling. We are not warming. The warming you see out there, the supposed warming, and I use my finger quotation marks here, is part of the cooling process.
~By Michael Steele ~


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


The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.
~By Carolyn Gold Heilbrun ~


The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Those quotations were really quite obscure. Anyone can see that he is a very well read man.
~By Barbara Pym ~


Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
~By Oscar Wilde ~

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April 15 ,2024
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