Friday, February 5, 2010

Misquotation a Sign of Learning

"Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely. "

Hesketh Pearson

And I thought it was only me that had this problem. I often remember the gist of a quotation but not the exact words.
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