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Ambrose Bierce
“Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.”
Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Albert Einstein
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
Albert Einstein

Rudyard Kipling
“He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.”
Rudyard Kipling, Many Inventions

A.A. Milne
“[A] quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business."

(The Record Lie)”
A.A. Milne, If I May

Dorothy L. Sayers
“A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.”
Dorothy Sayers , Gaudy Night

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some people talk about other people’s failures with so much pleasure that you would swear they are talking about their own successes.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Criss Jami
“Old words are reborn with new faces.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Audre Lorde
“Did you ever read my words, or did you merely finger through them for quotations which you thought might valuably support an already conceived idea concerning some old and distorted connection between us?”
Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

André Malraux
“Be careful--with quotations, you can damn anything.”
Andre Malraux

Lauren Zimmerman
“You do not exist to serve the illusion. The illusion exists to serve you.”
Lauren Zimmerman

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Every single person is a fool, insane, a failure, or a bad person to at least ten people.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily or only to increase our fathers’ chances of not being left by our mothers, or vice versa.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings’ chances of being alive in a thousand years’ time are a hundred times higher than their chances of being sincerely happy for at least ten consecutive days.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Falling in love is like submerging beneath the ocean with a submarine; you leave the outside world and wander in the silence of dimness.”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Lauren Zimmerman
“It does not manifest so that you can believe in it. You believe in it so that it can manifest.”
Lauren Zimmerman

Virchand Gandhi
“In our country religion is not different from philosophy and religion & philosophy don’t differ from science.”
Virchand Raghavji Gandhi

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The least we each ought to do for someone who treats us like a king or a queen is to treat them like a prince or a princess.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Alex Morritt
“In the absence of a formally agreed, worldwide dictionary definition of 'Quotography' (in 2016), here are my two cents worth: 'Quotography is the art of pairing unique quotations with complementary images in order to express thought-provoking ideas, challenging concepts, profound sentiments'.”
Alex Morritt, Lines & Lenses

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“In reality most human beings are not, to most human beings, more important than money.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

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