Circumlocution Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 17 Circumlocution Quotes

#1. One can repent even of having repented. - Author: Bernard Berenson
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#2. There lives no man who at some period has not been tormented, for example, by an earnest desire to tantalize a listener by circumlocution. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#3. Prefer the familiar word to the far-fetched. Prefer the concrete word to the abstract. Prefer the single word to the circumlocution. Prefer the short word to the long. Prefer the Saxon word to the Romance. - Author: Henry Watson Fowler
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#4. Nobody wants to be the same as anybody else. - Author: Glenda Bailey
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#5. Oh, in the entire path of love, the steps that lead up to sex are the most slippery, one false step and it could make man slip out of woman's favor, forever. - Author: BS Murthy
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#6. Personal life, expression, knowledge, and history advance obliquely, and not directly, toward ends or toward concepts. That which is sought too deliberately is not obtained. - Author: Maurice Merleau Ponty
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#7. In narration he affects a disproportionate pomp of diction and a wearisome train of circumlocution, and tells the incident imperfectly in many words, which might have been more plainly delivered in few. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#8. It seems to me a proof of the small advance our race has made in true wisdom, that we find it so hard to give up doing anything we have meant to do. - Author: William Dean Howells
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#9. Ships feare fire more then water.
[Ships fear fire more than water.] - Author: George Herbert
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#10. It is of great importance in a republic, not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers; but to guard one part of the society against the injustice of the other part. - Author: James Madison
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#11. I write drama in the English language. If I wasn't working in London I'd be doing something wrong. - Author: William Monahan
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#12. Ooh, I know! You took a course of action so circumlocutious that it would've been faster AND easier for all parties if you just killed yourself? - Author: Brian Clevinger
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#13. I use circumlocution too often, and instead of getting my point across, I tend to babble. - Author: Genevieve Padalecki
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#14. Circumlocution," said Mr. Croup to Mr. Vandemar. "It's a way of speaking around something. A digression. Verbosity. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#15. For I had expected always
Some brightness to hold in trust,
Some final innocence
To save from dust - Author: Stephen Spender
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#16. Everything was forgotten: the pain, the heartache, the tears, the club we were in, the people watching; everything was gone in an instant, and I was lost in him. - Author: Kirsty Moseley
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#17. All I ask is, when you got my babies inside you, you take cases you know are safe, and once we got kids under our roof, you proceed with the same caution. You with me? - Author: Kristen Ashley
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