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«As sheer casual reading matter, I still find the English dictionary the most interesting book in our language»
«As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary.»
«A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.»
«Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.»
«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.»
«A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.»
«After rain comes rained, look in the dictionary»
«DICTIONARY, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, literary device
, literary work
«Actually if a writer needs a dictionary he should not write. He should have read the dictionary at least three times from beginning to end and then have loaned it to someone who needs it. There are only certain words which are valid and similes (bring me my dictionary) are like defective ammunition (the lowest thing I can think of at this time).»
«He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary»