Quotes: exaggerate

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  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    All passions exaggerate; and they are passions only because they do exaggerate.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence.
  • Most people, even among those who know Shakespeare well and come into real contact with his mind, are inclined to isolate and exaggerate some one aspect of the tragic fact.
  • Robert C. Edwards
    Robert C. Edwards
    American author 1927-2013
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    Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
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    The man with but one idea in his head is sure to exaggerate that to top-heaviness, and thus he loses his equilibrium.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The way to kill any feeling is to insist on it, harp on it, exaggerate it.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Thought is a process of exaggeration. The refusal to exaggerate is not infrequently an alibi for the disinclination to think or praise.
  • La Harpe
    La Harpe
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    We always weaken everything we exaggerate.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
    Honoré de Balzac
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    We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
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