Top 19 Pleonasm Quotes

#1. The phrase "think for one's self" is a pleonasm. Unless one does it for one's self, it isn't thinking.

John Dewey

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#2. PLEONASM, n. An army of words escorting a corporal of thought.

Ambrose Bierce

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#3. It's not words, but years we should be editing. Remember: time spent on bad art is a form of redundancy, doing the same thing twice is a form of tautology, and wasting precious moments complaining about life is a form of pleonasm. We should all learn to live our lives concisely.

Anthony Marais

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#4. It was truer to my father to let the songs he'd sung die with him, little by little, averse at a time. How could these art-mongers constantly ignore the mortality of beauty, a pleonasm if ever I'd heard one?

Dimitri Verhulst

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#5. Struggling writer' e un pleonasm, cuz a writer is always struggling.

Teodor Burnar

Pleonasm Quotes #7409
#6. Continued innovation is the best way to beat the competition.

Thomas A. Edison

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#7. Before you were born but not before you were made, from the time when the moon
and the sun shone as one, the Trefoil Trident has existed to guard the under kingdom world of the Mer.

C.H. Garbutt

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#8. That's what I love about people. They have dreams and grand ambitions, and they start building towards them, even though they know they won't live to see them finished. That's how the pyramids were built.

Dan Abnett

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#9. I see how the mammoth planet that terrifies me seems like a haven to him, a place where he can disappear into its great space, never distinguishing himself, and never being held responsible for his actions.

Veronica Roth

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#10. If you want your life to be a small part of eternity, to be lucid even in the heart of madness, love ... Love with all your strength, love as though it is all you know how to do, love enough to make the gods themselves jealous ... for it is in love that all ugliness reveals its beauty.

Yasmina Khadra

Pleonasm Quotes #630928
#11. Some days there were more police in schools than students. Rumors spread that armed black marauders would ride through their neighborhoods shooting whites at random; that blacks were carrying knives and razors to school to turn girls' rooms into rape rooms. So whites started carrying them first.

Rick Perlstein

Pleonasm Quotes #527357
#12. It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

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#13. I just try to work hard and run the offense as good as possible. I had a lot of guys around me who made a lot of good plays to help me out.

Tim Tebow

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#14. throne, O God, endures forever and ever. Your royal scepter is a scepter of equity; You love righteousness and hate wickedness.

Bart D. Ehrman

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#15. The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally.


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#16. There is actually a fair amount of money being put behind science today.

David Baltimore

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#17. To see is to forget the name of the thing one sees.

Paul Valery

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#18. While you're worrying about becoming famous, there is someone out there putting in work and not wasting a second of their time. Which person will you be?

Torron-Lee Dewar

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#19. They tore out my heart and stomped that sucker flat.

Lewis Grizzard

Pleonasm Quotes #58524

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