Hesketh Pearson

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  • ''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 (1887-1964), British biographer. Common Misquotations, introduction (1934). "Misquotations," Pearson wrote, "are the only quotations that are never misquoted."
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