Quotation, n: An ordinary line, magically transformed into an insightful, pithy and universal truth, merely by quoting it completely out of context.
Rahul Agarwal

Here are some better quotations on … err … quotations, from the quotationspage:

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
David H. Comins
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914), The Devil’s Dictionary
The point of quotations is that one can use another’s words to be insulting.
Amanda Cross (1926 – )

1 Comment »

  1. J said

    you should use quotationsbook.com

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