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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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Marilyn Monroe
Birth: 1926-06-01 Death: 1962-08-05

"You can't sleep your way into being a star. It takes much, much more. But it helps a lot of actresses get their first chance that way."

One of the most enduring sex symbols of our time, Marilyn Monroe's career didn't take off until she had made dozen's of B-movies, playing the stereotypical dumb blond. It wasn't until her role in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes followed soon after by How to Marry a Millionaire that Marilyn gained notoriety. Managing her own career, she was never able to break out of comedic roles, though she longed to do drama. Her personal life was as dramatic as her on screen roles, as she courted and married baseball great Joe DiMaggio and then playwright Arthur Miller. Tragically, her career came to an en…



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