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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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'Tis a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Exaggeration]

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An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
~ Kahlil Gibran - [Exaggeration]

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As long as learning is connected with earning, as long as certain jobs can only be reached through exams, so long must we take this examination system seriously. If another ladder to employment was contrived, much so-called education would disappear, and no one would be a penny the stupider.
~ Edward M. Forster - [Examinations]

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Camp is a vision of the world in terms of style -- but a particular kind of style. It is love of the exaggerated.
~ Susan Sontag - [Exaggeration]

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Danger lies in the writer becoming the victim of his own exaggeration, losing the exact notion of sincerity, and in the end coming to despise truth itself as something too cold, too blunt for his purpose -- as, in fact, not good enough for his insistent emotion. From laughter and tears the descent is easy to sniveling and giggles.
~ Joseph Conrad - [Exaggeration]

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Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once.
~ W. C. Sellar - [Examinations]

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Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.
~ Ernest Hemingway - [Exaggeration]

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Exaggeration is the inseparable companion of greatness.
~ Voltaire - [Exaggeration]

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Examinations, sir, are pure humbug from beginning to end. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Examinations]

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I don't want to tell you how much insurance I carry with the Prudential, but all I can say is: when I go, they go too.
~ Jack Benny - [Exaggeration]

 

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