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

- Benjamin, Walter

A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.

- Joseph Roux

Stay at home in your mind. Donít recite other peopleís opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.

- Hesketh Pearson

Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

- Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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

- Woolf, Virginia

Be careful -- with quotations, you can damn anything.

- Andre Malraux

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.

- Elaine Gill

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

- Benjamin Disraeli

The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.

- Amanda Cross

When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.

- Baldwin, James

An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.

- Edwin P. Whipple

He presents me with what is always an acceptable gift who brings me news of a great thought before unknown. He enriches me without impoverishing himself.

- Emerson, Ralph Waldo

We rarely quote nowadays to appeal to authority... though we quote sometimes to display our sapience and erudition. Some authors we quote against. Some we quote not at all, offering them our scrupulous avoidance, and so make them part of our white mythology. Other authors we constantly invoke, chanting their names in cerebral rituals of propitiation or ancestor worship.

- Hassan, Ihab

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.

- William Feather

Life itself is a quotation.

- Jorge Luis Borges

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

- Robert Benchley

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

- Kipling, Rudyard

That is the point of quotations. One can use another's words to be insulting.

- Cross, Amanda

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