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For i often please myself with the

For I often please myself with the fancy, now that I may have saved from…

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A verse may find him whom a

A verse may find him whom a sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice……

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This fellow pecks up wit as pigeons

This fellow pecks up wit, as pigeons peas; And utters it again when God doth…

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A wise man who knows proverbs reconciles

A wise man who knows proverbs reconciles difficulties. ~Yoruba Proverb, quoted in Curiosities in Proverbs:…

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Though many a gatherer has carried his

…though many a gatherer has carried his basket through these diamond districts of the mind……

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The attribution of a speaker is in

The attribution of a speaker is in fact a part of the quotation. Some statements…

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Quotations will tell the full measure of

Quotations will tell the full measure of meaning, if you have enough of them. ~James…

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When you see yourself quoted in print

When you see yourself quoted in print and you’re sorry you said it, it suddenly…

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A proverb is an exploding atom of

A proverb is an exploding atom of wisdom. ~Gaston Kabor

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Its amazing how much funny stuff there

It’s amazing how much funny stuff there is…. [A] river of rich comedic milk is…

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Misquotation is in fact the pride and

Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never…

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Most of the noted literary men have

Most of the noted literary men have indulged in the prudent habit of selecting favorite…

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General observations drawn from particulars are the

General observations drawn from particulars are the jewels of knowledge, comprehending great store in a…

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The common sayings of the multitude are

The common sayings of the multitude are too true to be laughed at. ~Welsh Proverb

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Such do not always understand the authors

Such do not always understand the authors whose names adorn their barren pages, and which…

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For i am proverbed with a grandsire

For I am proverbed with a grandsire phrase… ~William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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At all events the next best thing

At all events, the next best thing to being witty one’s self, is to be…

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I love quotes because good are vitamins

I love quotes because good quotes are vitamins for the brain! ~Patrick Driessen

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Quotations are the backbone of much literature

Quotations are the backbone of much of literature, and of the transmission of art and…

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Books of quotation are not only importance

Books of quotation are not only of importance to the reader for what they contain…

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A good maxim is never out of

A good maxim is never out of season. ~English Proverb

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Whatever we think and say is wonderfully

Whatever we think and say is wonderfully better for our spirits and trust in another…

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To the editor author and public speaker

To the editor, the author, and the public speaker, it is believed that a great…

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I suppose every old scholar has had

I suppose every old scholar has had the experience of reading something in a book…

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Nevertheless a maxim does not necessarily become

Nevertheless, a maxim does not necessarily become a proverb. Many grubs never grow to butterflies;…

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A true quotation cannot be divorced from

A true quotation cannot be divorced from the character who uttered or scribbled it; it…

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Learning is often spoken of as if

Learning is often spoken of as if we are watching the open pages of all…

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Quotations cause all kinds of trouble willis

Quotations cause all kinds of trouble. ~Willis Goth Regier, Quotology, 2010TPV, UWP, p.37

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Fine phrases i value more than bank notes

Fine phrases I value more than bank-notes. I have ear for no other harmony than…

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A man groundly learned already may take

A man, groundly learned already, may take much profit himself in using by epitome to…

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When a man thinks happily he finds

When a man thinks happily, he finds no foot-track in the field he traverses. All…

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Someone who can write aphorisms should not

Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time writing essays. ~Karl Kraus,…

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It is the little writer rather than

It is the little writer rather than the great writer who seems never to quote,…

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Dont quote your proverb till you bring

Don’t quote your proverb till you bring your ship into port. ~Gaelic Proverb

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Most of those who make collections verse

Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries…

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If you dont quote yourself nobody else

If you don’t quote yourself, nobody else will. And you can quote me on that….

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Is all literature eavesdropping and art chinese

Is all literature eavesdropping, and all art Chinese imitation? our life a custom, and our…

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Im discovering that everybody is a closet

Terri, I’m discovering that everybody is a closet quotesmith. Just give them a chance. www.robertbrault.com/2009/05/more-thoughts-on-art-and-artists.html#comments~Robert…

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I have heard that nothing gives an

I have heard that nothing gives an Author so great Pleasure, as to find his…

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The aphorism is cultivated only by those

The aphorism is cultivated only by those who have known fear in the midst of…

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Books are the beehives of thought laconics

Books are the beehives of thought; laconics, the honey taken from them. ~James Ellis, quoted…

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Antiquities or remnants of history are as

Antiquities, or remnants of history, are, as was said, tanquam tabula naufragii: when industrious persons,…

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Many are the sayings of elia scattered

Many are the sayings of Elia… scattered about in obscure periodicals and forgotten miscellanies. From…

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And as hearbes and trees are bettered

And as hearbes and trees are bettered and fortified by being transplanted, so formes of…

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Wise sayings are the light towers along journey

Wise sayings are the light-towers along the journey of life. ~Attributed to Johnson in Sayings:…

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A garbled quotation is equivalent to a

A garbled quotation is equivalent to a betrayal, an insult, a prejudice. ~E.M. CioranAnathemas and…

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Unless created as freestanding works quotations resemble

Unless created as freestanding works, quotations resemble “found” art. They are analogous, say, to a…

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In phrases as brief a breath worldly

In phrases as brief as a breath worldly wisdom concentrates. ~Willis Goth Regier, Quotology, 2010TPV,…

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An anthology of quotations is a museum

An anthology of quotations is a museum of utterances. ~Gary Saul Morson, The Words of…

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To such as these we offer with

To such as these we offer, with some confidence, and with no little sympathy, our…

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It is a pleasure to be able

It is a pleasure to be able to quote lines to fit any occasion… ~Abraham…

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An epigram is a gag thats played

An epigram is a gag that’s played Carnegie Hall. ~Oscar Levantquoteinvestigator.com/2010/12/30/epigram-is-a-wisecrack (Thanks, Garson O’Toole of…

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As by some might be saide of

As by some might be saide of me: that here I have but gathered a…

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One has to secrete a jelly in

One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people’s throats

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I wonder if an ever occurs before

I wonder if “an” ever occurs before “haughty” except in a quotation, or whether you…

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My readers who may at first be

My readers, who may at first be apt to consider Quotation as downright pedantry, will…

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Maria edgeworth grumbled against vandals who ruined

Maria Edgeworth grumbled against vandals who ruined immortal works by quoting the life out of…

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Who knows but that all the men

Who knows but that all the men to whom reference has been made, and a…

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Nor must you find fault with me

Nor must you find fault with me if I often give you what I have…

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The hunter for aphorisms on human nature

The hunter for aphorisms on human nature has to fish in muddy water, and he…

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It should be a pleasure to the

It should be a pleasure to the appreciative reader, while recognizing their beauty, to cull…

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It has been said that death ends

It has been said that death ends all things. This is a mistake. It does…

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When i hear or read a good

[W]hen I hear or read a good line I can hardly wait to tell it…

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We sometimes think of quotations as extracts

We sometimes think of quotations as extracts from larger texts, but some quotations originated complete…

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It is perfectly delightful to take advantage

It is perfectly delightful to take advantage of the conscientious labors of those who go…

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Collections of gnomes adages sayings and parables

Collections of gnomes, adages, sayings, and parables have been made from times immemorial in all…

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In such a case the writer is

In such a case the writer is apt to have recourse to epigrams. Somewhere in…

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Oh to say something so fine memorable

Oh, to say something so fine, so memorable, that it carries across time, oceans, and…

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A good conversationalist is not one who

A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone…

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I here present thee with a hive

I here present thee with a hive of bees, laden some with wax, and some…

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One mans wit and all mens wisdom

One man’s wit, and all men’s wisdom. ~John Russell, definition of a proverbin conversation, cited…

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Quotologists encounter happy surprises bright books by

Quotologists encounter happy surprises, bright books by faded authors, treasures hidden under dust. ~Willis Goth…

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The proper proportions of a maxim minimum

The proper proportions of a maxim: a minimum of sound to a maximum of sense….

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Others again give us the mere carcass

Others, again, give us the mere carcass of another man’s thoughts, but deprived of all…

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Whoever reads only to transcribe or quote

Whoever reads only to transcribe or quote shining remarks without entering into the genius and…

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There is a homely directness about these

There is a homely directness about these rustic apothegms which makes them far more palatable…

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You may get a large amount of

You may get a large amount of truth into a brief space. ~Attributed to Beecher…

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The best aphorisms are portable wisdom the

The best aphorisms are…. portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feeling. They furnish…

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Indeed a good quotation hardly ever comes

Indeed a good quotation hardly ever comes amiss. It is a pleasing break in the…

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The proverbs of a nation furnish the

The proverbs of a nation furnish the index to its spirit and the results of…

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A single gnomic line can come to

A single gnomic line can come to resonate with centuries of subsequent wisdom. ~Gary Saul…

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To me novels are just quotations with

To me, novels are just quotations with a bunch of filler. ~Terri Guillemets

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And in spite of his practical ability

And in spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims…

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Whatever is felicitously expressed risks being worse

Whatever is felicitously expressed risks being worse expressed: it is a wretched taste to be…

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Why lift aphorisms from a novel at

Why lift aphorisms from a novel at all? [Geoffrey] Bennington speculates that one’s chief motivation…

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Say what you want without saying it

Say what you want without saying it yourself: quote. Very useful, this, sometimes lovely, and…

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We are as much informed of a

We are as much informed of a writer’s genius by what he selects as by…

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Aphorism n predigested wisdom the flabby

APHORISM, n. Predigested wisdom.     The flabby wine-skin of his brain     Yields…