Quotes on grammar

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Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays.
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George Eliot Quotes

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When I split an infinitive, god damn it, I split it so it stays split.
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Raymond Chandler Quotes

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Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.
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Amos Bronson Alcott Quotes

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It's a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word.
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Andrew Jackson Quotes

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Women are the simple, and poets the superior, artisans of language... the intervention of grammarians is almost always bad.
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Rémy de Gourmont Quotes

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This is the sort of bloody nonsense up with which I will not put.
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Winston Churchill Quotes

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Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect!
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Owens Lee Pomeroy Quotes

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I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
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Mark Twain Quotes

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Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.
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Richard C. Trench Quotes

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My attitude toward punctuation is that it ought to be as conventional as possible. The game of golf would lose a good deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
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Ernest Hemingway Quotes

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