Quotations that match 'quotation'.

The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
[ Fire Germans Kant Quotations Shells Them Trouble]
Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
[ Beliefs Ignorance Periods Quotations Useful]
I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
[ Amid Armour Defensive Existence Favourite Mind Offensive Pick Quotations Ready Store Struggle Them Turbulent]
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
[ Article Authority Book Hands Infantryman Quotation Rifle Speaks Speech]
To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.
[ Amused Great Quotation Read Spring]
The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.
[ Another Insulting Point Quotations Use Words]
I improve on misquotation.
[ Improve Misquotation]
A book that furnishes no quotations is no book - it is a plaything.
[ Book Furnishes Plaything Quotations]
One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats - and one always secretes too much jelly.
[ Always Down Jelly Much Quotations Slip Throats Too Which]
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
[ Gift Had Pretty Quotation Serviceable She Substitute Which Wit]
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations.
[ Now Order Quotations Recognize Shakespeare Sit Through]
Those quotations were really quite obscure. Anyone can see that he is a very well read man.
[ Anyone Man Obscure Quite Quotations Read Really See Those Very Well Were]
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
[ Books Good Man Quotations Read Thing Uneducated]
I'd lived by quotations, practically all my life.
[ Life Lived Practically Quotations]
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
[ Act Another Quotation Repeating Words]
Life itself is a quotation.
[ Itself Life Quotation]
He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
[ Beggar Emperors Himself Purple Quotations Would Wrapped]
I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking.
[ Always Everything Original Quotation Saves Thinking]
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
[ Ability Experience Had His Into Maxims Petrified Practical Quotations Some Spite]
An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
[ Apt Lamp Light Over Quotation Sentence Which Whole]
Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
[ Armed Conviction His Leap Out Quotations Relieve Robbers Wayside Work]
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
[ Authority Beautifully Because Expressed Find Joy Love Might Much Oneself Quotations Recognized Someone Than Thoughts Wiser]
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
[ Books Bus Conclusions Dime Draw Quotations Read Repeat Situations Stations Stores Talk Wall]
In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
[ Come Dying National Quotation Vice World]
It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations.
[ Always Furs Jewels Men Quotations Same Themselves Wit Women]
It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman's brain!
[ Borrows Brain Error Forget Man Marks Old Put Quotation Where Woman]
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
[ Accurately Fact Learned Man Misquotation Never Obvious Pride Privilege Quotes Rather Read Reason Too Widely]
I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
[ Against Beginning Caution Ending Quotation]
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
[ Ages Experience Fables Folk Into Nation Perpetuity Preserved Proverbs Quotations Sayings Wisdom Wise]
Let me just say something that I forgot, I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning - that this would also be a place that people would be able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks.
[ Able Also Beginning Blocks Examining Forgot Fountain Hoped Just Nice Place Quotations Reading Say Something True Use Very Walk Way Would]
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.
[ Blotted Camera House Looking Marks Out Quotation Recognized Screen Tend Theater Were While]
Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
[ Characteristic Expressing Fidelity Himself His Journalistic Non Qua Quotation Sine Subject Thought Way]
I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul.
[ Dictionary Eyes Need Quotations Remind Soul Windows]
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
[ Ages Experience May Preserved Quotation Wisdom Wise]
The taste for quotations (and for the juxtaposition of incongruous quotations) is a Surrealist taste.
[ Incongruous Juxtaposition Quotations Surrealist Taste]
When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.
[ Begins Begun Habit Live Living Quotation Stop]
Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
[ Misquoted Never Only Quotations]
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations. Wisdom
[ Ages Experience Perpetuated Quotations Wisdom Wise]
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
[ Diamond Fine Fool Hand Man Pebble Quotation Wit]
With no more than six levels of misquotation, any statement can be made to say whatever you wish.
[ Any Levels Made Misquotation More Say Six Statement Than Whatever Wish]
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.
[ Cooling Finger Here Marks Out Part Process Quotation See Supposed Use Warming]