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But I have long thought that if you knew a column of advertisements by heart, you could achieve unexpected felicities with them. You can get a happy quotation anywhere if you have the eye.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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In the mountains the shortest route is from peak to peak but for that you must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks, and those to whom they are addressed should be big and tall of stature.
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Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
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Niels Bohr Quotes

The quoting of an aphorism, like the angry barking of a dog or the smell of overcooked broccoli, rarely indicates that something helpful is about to happen.
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Lemony Snicket Quotes

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Unraveling proverbs is a suitable puzzle for an old man. I put pieces in order and build up a kind of Utopian castle.
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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations... The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
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Winston Churchill Quotes

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A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
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Miguel de Cervantes Quotes

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A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a witty person, but a pebble in the hands of a fool.
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One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats and one always secretes too much jelly.
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Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
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