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quotation

Cynical Definitions

n. The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

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n. A dullards version of creative thinking.

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Cynical Quotations

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.

— Amanda Cross

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