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"A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -- it is a plaything." Thomas Love Peacock
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good." Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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"The proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly exploded in the air." William Gilmore Simms
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Susan Sontag

"Though collecting quotations could be considered as merely an ironic mimetism -- victimless collecting, as it were... in a world that is well on its way to becoming one vast quarry, the collector becomes someone engaged in a pious work of salvage. The course of modern history having already sapped the traditions and shattered the living wholes in which precious objects once found their place, the collector may now in good conscience go about excavating the choicer, more emblematic fragments." Susan Sontag
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"A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished." The Talmud
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"Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it." Alfred North Whitehead
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Ashleigh Brilliant

"With all deference to Chairman Mao and other authors whose quotations derive from longer works, it seemed that I was becoming the world's first writer of self-contained ready-made quotations" Ashleigh Brilliant
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Audrey Hepburn
Birth: 1929-05-04 Death: 1993-01-20

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."

Born in 1929, Audrey almost pursued a career in ballet instead of acting. During World War II, it was said that she danced to raise money for the underground movement. While filming Secret People in 1952, director William Wyler spotted her and believed she'd be perfect for the part of the English princess opposite Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday. It was her breakout performance, for which she won an Oscar. She went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Her beauty, elegance, charm and humor captivated audiences as well as the actors playing opposite her, leading Cary Grant to onc…



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