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It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
- Tom Stoppard

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill PHOTO
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

 

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

We also quoted Robert Luskin, Rove's attorney,
acknowledging that Rove did speak to Cooper late on
the week prior to the article coming out,
which would have been July 10 or 11.
- Michael Isikoff

Witticism.
A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted;
what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.
- Ambrose Bierce

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The weaker the data available upon which to base one's conclusion,
the greater the precision which should be quoted in
order to give the data authenticity.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns;
he should be drawn and quoted.
- Fred Allen

Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
- Groucho Marx

I've quoted Lost in America several times.
- Robin Tunney

Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell
if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.
- John Ralston Saul

The lines of poetry, the period of prose,
and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted,
are those which are felt to be preeminently musical.
- William Shenstone

Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command,
was very much opposed to the war in the first place,
as I was.
We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003.
- William Odom

Yes, I was correctly quoted in saying I introduced
sex into films in the 20's,
but it was sex in good taste and left a great deal to one's imagination.
- Pola Negri

Now, forty years after his passing, Winston Churchill is still quoted,
read, revered, and referred to as much,
if not more, than when he was alive.
- Mac Thornberry

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
- Simeon Strunsky

Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention
to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read
it in the original author?
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Sure, I've often been misrepresented -
anyone frequently quoted has this experience.
- Todd Gitlin

Hugh Lynn Cayce, Edgar Cayce's son, is quoted as saying,
The best interpretation of a dream is one you apply.
- Henry Reed

To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
- Alexander Smith

Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals,"
is a favorite of the Obamas.
Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention.
One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target,
freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it."
That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh,
Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer.
- Karl Rove

The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God;
and,
however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed,
it is not true to fact.
The people are turbulent and changing,
they seldom judge or determine right.
- Alexander Hamilton

In interviews I gave early on in my career,
I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all:
a dynamic job,
marriage, and children.
In some respects, I was a social adolescent.
- Jessica Savitch

This was a report from a single source.
It was an established and reliable line of reporting.
It was quoted from a senior Iraqi military officer
in a position to know this information.
- John Scarlett

I have suffered a great deal from writers who have
quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of
its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous
matter which quite distorted my meaning,
or destroyed it altogether.
- Alfred North Whitehead

A hundred years ago, when Richard Strauss,
who has already been quoted and already been heard today,
and other creative people, laid the foundation stone
for the joint assertion of their rights and interests,
they had pioneering work ahead of them in Germany.
- Johannes Rau

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you've always gotten.
- Tony Robbins (quoting Mark Twain)

To reach a port, we must sail -
sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt quoting Oliver Wendell Holmes

What counts is not necessarily
the size of the dog in the fight -
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower quoting Mark Twain

In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read;
others you may read for your own satisfaction,
but not name them.
- John Selden

Quoting, like smoking, is a dirty habit to which I am devoted.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

The media tends to report rumors, speculations,
and projections as facts...
How does the media do this? By quoting some "expert"...
you can always find some expert who will say something
hopelessly hopeless about anything.
- Peter McWilliams

Were I more conversant with literature and its great names,
I could go on quoting them ad infinitum and acknowledge
my debt for the merit you have been generous enough to find in my work.
- Knut Hamsun

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
- Evelyn Waugh

I always have a quotation for everything -
it saves original thinking.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

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.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house,
it was a house in quotation marks.
On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
- Arthur Miller

When one begins to live by habit and by quotation,
one has begun to stop living.
- James A. Baldwin

Life itself is a quotation.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic
way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
- Janet Malcolm

We are cooling.
We are not warming.
The warming you see out there, the supposed warming,
and I use my finger quotation marks here,
is part of the cooling process.
- Michael Steele

It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation
marks where he borrows from a woman's brain!
- Anna Garlin Spencer

I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
- Bill Walsh

Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
- Ambrose Bierce

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a
rifle in the hands of an infantryman.
It speaks with authority.
- Brendan Francis

She had a pretty gift for quotation,
which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
- W. Somerset Maugham

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
- Letitia Landon

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages,
may be preserved by quotation.
- Isaac D'Israeli

To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.
- Charles Edward Montague

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man
of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
- Joseph Roux

I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake,
which I also keep handy.
- W. C. Fields

An outsider's point of view is always handy.
- Pat Oliphant

I still play jazz, and I've always got that trumpet very handy,
but I'm coming to feel the classical venues are where my main focus is,
in the realm of symphonic pops.
- Doc Severinsen

I would love to have a photographic memory.
It would come in handy with the rants I'm given on Scrubs...
often on short notice!
- John C. McGinley

A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy
man with a sense of humus.
- E. B. White

But despite the universality of URLs,
we often forget that they're not just a handy way to
address network resources.
They're also valuable communication tools.
- Jesse James Garrett

When smashing monuments, save the pedestals -
they always come in handy.
- Stanislaw Lec

My father was very much a handy person round the house,
and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him.
- John Henry Carver

I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake,
which I also keep handy.
- W. C. Fields

Whether it was working on theatre sets or stage lighting,
I didn't realize most all of the skills I was exposed
to were going to come in handy later on when I became a designer.
- Douglas Wilson

Life is something like a trumpet.
If you don't put anything in, you won't get anything out.
- William Christopher Handy

With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds.
- William Christopher Handy

Nature was my kindergarten.
- William Christopher Handy

Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love.
All the world seemed bright and changed.
- William Christopher Handy

You've got to appreciate the things that come from
the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down.
- William Christopher Handy

Instead of a national curriculum for education,
what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child.
- Charles Handy

Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul.
If that upheaval is not present then it must come from
the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.
- Robert Benchley


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