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    • What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.
    • People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
    • The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.
    • 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.
    • The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
    • Immortality. I notice that as soon as writers broach this question they begin to quote. I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
      Journal (May 1849), by Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
      Letters and Social Aims (Quotation and Originality), by Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • 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.
    • When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
    • A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
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