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"As the Silks walk around the Establishment and poke it with a stick flocks of multicolored anecdotes rise into the air on flapping wings, and, occasionally, a bee stings." John Leonard
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Laurence Sterne

"The history of a soldier's wound beguiles the pain of it." Laurence Sterne
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"Hundreds of anecdotes I could relate. It may happen that the pages I am now scribbling over, may hereafter be published." John Audubon
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"Real-time, on-the-ground anecdotes get to us faster than does the information that rolls up through the reporting process. Those anecdotes are enormously useful and we pay a lot of attention to them." Mark Olson
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"As the flow of subliterary "news items" and anecdotes increases, the writer's work withers and stales until, in grim transference, his life becomes his oeuvre and he his only character." Brian Moore
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"There are a million anecdotes that show that the College hasn't given students fair warning about work that is being done to their rooms. Students have said that several times there have been two knocks on their door and it opens without warning. Others have experienced workers peering into their windows." Matt Loesch
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Benjamin Disraeli

"Some people exclaim, "Give me no anecdotes of an author, but give me his works," and yet I have often found that the anecdotes are more interesting than the works" Benjamin Disraeli
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"Anecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if striking and appropriate, are often more impressive and powerful than argument" Tryon Edwards
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"His memoir is a splendid artichoke of anecdotes, in which not merely the heart and leaves but the thistles as well are edible." John Leonard
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"Life is too short for a long story." Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
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"It fits the anecdotes, but we don't yet have the data to prove that. A lot of these things are pushing and shoving and fistfights. Nowadays that's much more likely to lead to an arrest." Andrew White
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of the world, for he knows how to intersperse conversation with the former in fit places, and to recollect the latter on proper occasions" Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former at fit place in conversation." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"There aren't many opportunities for celebrities to do promotion that doesn't involve five-minute anecdotes about a crazy vacation. You really see them being themselves." Dave Foley
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"Instead of just anecdotes and stories that raise people's anxieties, I think it's best to have real numbers. And now we have those." William Mosher
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"This plunge could reflect shock and could rebound if consumers keep buying cars and visiting malls as much as anecdotes indicate they have in recent weeks." David Orr
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"I can't say it's autobiographical, but I do tell a number of anecdotes that I think are amusing." Bea Arthur
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"Twenty or thirty years ago, in the army, we had a lot of obscure adventures, and years later we tell them at parties, and suddenly we realize that those two very difficult years of our lives have become lumped together into a few episodes that have lodged in our memory in a standardized form, and are always told in a standardized way, in the same words. But in fact that lump of memories has nothing whatsoever to do with our experience of those two years in the army and what it has made of us." Vaclav Havel
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"There aren't many opportunities for celebs to do promotion that doesn't involve anecdotes about a crazy vacation." Dave Foley
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"Anecdotes, including purchasing manager surveys and regional and national Fed indices, do little to support the consensus view of a 210,000 gain. Moreover, the market has a tendency to overestimate November payrolls." Jeoff Hall
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"Even though there are a lot of anecdotes that the housing market is bouncing back, these numbers will cool that down a little bit." Stephen Walters
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