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A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

by Lord Peter Wimsey Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the read more

Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the part of the quoter, and a blessing to a public grown superficial and external.

by Louise Imogen Guiney Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

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

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.

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I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. •George Bernard Shaw It is better to read more

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. •George Bernard Shaw It is better to be quotable than to be honest. •Tom Stoppard Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. •Orson Welles Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, read more

Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.

by James Ramsey Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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It is better to be quotable than to be honest.

It is better to be quotable than to be honest.

by Tom Stoppard Found in: Quotes Quotes,
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