"I got fame and fortune, and I lost my sense of reasoning."
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"Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors."
"Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one."
"A noble heart will always capitulate to reason."
"Strong reasons make strong actions."
"He wrapped himself in quotations -- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors."
"Be careful -- with quotations, you can damn anything."
"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit."
"After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations."
"I quote others in order to better express myself."
"The essence of a quote is the compression of a mass of thought and observation into a single saying."
"A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -- it is a plaything."
"A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool."
"I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good."
"I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation."
"To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for."
"It is better to be quotable than to be honest."
"Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly."
"A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished."
"Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations."
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