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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
~ Lord Peter Wimsey - [Quotations]

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A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt - [Reactionaries]

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All the reputedly powerful reactionaries are merely paper tigers. The reason is that they are divorced from the people. Look! Was not Hitler a paper tiger? Was Hitler not overthrown? U.S. imperialism has not yet been overthrown and it has the atomic bomb. I believe it also will be overthrown. It, too, is a paper tiger.
~ Mao Zedong - [Reactionaries]

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Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.
~ J. G. Ballard - [Reality]

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I not only use all the brains I have but all I can borrow.
~ Woodrow T. Wilson - [Quotations]

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I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better.
~ William Wycherley - [Rank]

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It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Rank]

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Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.
~ Robin G. Collingwood - [Reactionaries]

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Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Quotations]

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One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats --and one always secretes too much jelly.
~ Virginia Woolf - [Quotations]

 

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