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Quotes about Quotations

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George Bernard Shaw
(1856 - 1950)
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
Hesketh PearsonMisquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
John Alejandro King a.k.a. The Covert ComicIf an anthology of quotations is a museum of utterances, the most illuminating will tend to be of the Mütter variety.
Philip G. HamertonHave you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author?
- ( "The Intellectual Life")
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803 - 1882)
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Robert M. HamiltonA book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
Rudyard KiplingHe wrapped himself in quotations- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
Simeon StrunskyFamous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
Winston Churchill
(1874 - 1965)
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
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