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An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
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By speaking, by thinking, we undertake to clarify things, and that forces us to exacerbate them, dislocate them, schematize them. Every concept is in itself an exaggeration.
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José Ortega Gasset Quotes

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'Tis a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we can come at their real meaning.
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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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Honore de Balzac Quotes

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False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
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There are people so addicted to exaggeration they can't tell the truth without lying.
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We aim above the mark, to hit the mark. Every act hath some falsehood of exaggeration in it.
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Exaggeration is in the course of things. Nature sends no creature, no man into the world, without adding a small excess of his proper quality. Given the planet, it is still necessary to add the impulse; so, to every creature nature added a little violence of direction in its proper path, a shove to put it on its way; in every instance, a slight generosity, a drop too much.
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There is no one who does not exaggerate. In conversation, men are encumbered with personality, and talk too much.
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