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A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished. The Talmud#Quotations 74
The Talmud#Quotations 74
Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged. James Ramsey#Quotations 68
James Ramsey#Quotations 68
I not only use all the brains I have but all I can borrow. Woodrow Wilson#Quotations 67
Woodrow Wilson#Quotations 67
Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction. Walter Benjamin#Quotations 67
Walter Benjamin#Quotations 67
Aphorisms are essentially an aristocratic genre of writing. The aphorist does not argue or explain, he asserts; and implicit in his assertion is a conviction that he is wiser and more intelligent than his readers. W. H. Auden#Quotations 66
W. H. Auden#Quotations 66
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. Orson Welles#Quotations 64
Orson Welles#Quotations 64
Quotes from Mao, Castro, and Che Guevara... are as germane to our highly technological, computerized society as a stagecoach on a jet runway at Kennedy airport. Saul Alinsky#Quotations 64
Saul Alinsky#Quotations 64
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. Many will read the book before one thinks of quoting a passage. As soon as he has done this, that line will be quoted east and west. Ralph Waldo Emerson#Quotations 63
Ralph Waldo Emerson#Quotations 63
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for. Alexander Smith#Quotations 62
Alexander Smith#Quotations 62
A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion. Robert Chapman#Quotations 61
Robert Chapman#Quotations 61
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