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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Life is our dictionary.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
    Carl Sandburg
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    The scholars and poets of an earlier time can be read only with a dictionary to help.
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
    Italo Calvino
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    The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
    John Henry Newman
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    A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
  • George Chapman
    George Chapman
    English writer and poet 1559-1634
    George Chapman
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    And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
    Vince Lombardi
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    Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
  • Steven Wright
    Steven Wright
    American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer 1955-
    Steven Wright
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    If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
  • Arthur Brisbane
    Arthur Brisbane
    American newspaper editor
    Arthur Brisbane
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    The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work!
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
    Jean Cocteau
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    The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
  • Eva Figes
    Eva Figes
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    The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices - against half the human race - that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.
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