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«A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.»
«Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said»
«A good quotation gets out the mental screwdriver and adjusts the setscrew»
«A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.»
«An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.»
«A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion»
«Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests and mines and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors»
«By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.»
«Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.»