Synonyms Quotes

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Baltasar Gracián
“A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one.”
Baltasar Gracián

Woody Allen
“I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.”
Woody Allen

Jorge Luis Borges
“The dictionary is based on the hypothesis -- obviously an unproven one -- that languages are made up of equivalent synonyms.”
Jorge Luis Borges

P.G. Wodehouse
“Intoxicated? The word did not express it by a mile. He was oiled, boiled, fried, plastered, whiffled, sozzled, and blotto.”
P.G. Wodehouse, Meet Mr. Mulliner

Manoj Arora
“For a dreamer, pain and pleasure are synonyms.”
Manoj Arora, From the Rat Race to Financial Freedom

Bennett Madison
“I tried to find a word for it in my thesaurus, but there isn't one. At least, not one that doesn't belittle the plight of POWs and victims of famine. I guess we can just call it beyond suck. -Lulu Dark”
Bennett Madison, Lulu Dark and the Summer of the Fox

Roy Peter Clark
“A teacher of mine once said there are no true synonyms.”
Roy Peter Clark, The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Nothing holds back human progress as frequently as the misbelief that the words ‘impossible’ and ‘improbable’ are synonyms.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana