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    • If you have any doubts that we live in a society controlled by men, try reading down the index of contributors to a volume of quotations, looking for women's names.
    • I improve on misquotation.
    • Have 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", by Philip G. Hamerton
    • A book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
    • A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
      The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, 1858, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
    • Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
      as quoted in Boswell's Life of Johnson (May 8th, 1781), by Samuel Johnson
    • He wrapped himself in quotations- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
    • Be careful -- with quotations, you can damn anything.
    • She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
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