I ask for your indulgence when I march out quotations. This is the double syndrome of men who write for a living and men who are over forty. The young smoke pot — we inhale from our Bartlett's.
Sometimes it seems the only accomplishment my education ever bestowed on me, the ability to think in quotations.Margaret Drabble
It needs no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul.max beerbohm
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are preserved by quotations.
The question of what constitutes a "citation" is one of the most controverted issues in the modern study of ancient quotations.
People who like quotations love meaningless generalizations.
Satire does not look pretty upon a tombstone; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical quotations (1922), p. 232.
The most familiar quotations are the most likely to be misquoted. Some misquotations are still variable, some have settled down to false versions that have obscured the true ones. They have passed over from literature into speech.carl van doren
Even in his palmiest days there were good friends who could stand only limited stretches of the Lambert barrage of ideas, jokes, fantasy, quotations, apt instances, things that had struck him as he walked through London, not because these lacked quality, on the contrary because the mixture was after a while altogether too rich.Constant Lambert
The Sultan's proclamation [of war] was an official public document, and dealt with the proposed Holy War [Jihad] only in a general way, but about this same time a secret pamphlet appeared which gave instructions to the faithful in more specific terms...It was a lengthy document full of quotations from the Koran, and its stile was frenzied in its appeal to racial and religious hatred. It described a detailed plan of operations for the assassination and extermination of all Christians except those of German nationality.