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Thomas Love Peacock
English novelist, poet, and official 1785-18660
A book that furnishes no quotations is no book, it is a plaything.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-19560
After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.
Apt quotations carry conviction.
French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-19760
Be careful - with quotations, you can damn anything.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-19360
He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
American musician 1941-0
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
English statesman 1874-19650
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.Source: My early life (1930)
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-19040
Luminous quotations alone, by their interest, for the dullness of an inferior book, and add to the value of a superior work by the variety which they lend to its style and treatment.
American film maker 1915-19850
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations.
English writer 1882-19410
One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats -and one always secretes too much jelly.
French philosopher 1931-0
Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
German philosopher 1882-19400
Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear.