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Til We Have Faces

Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that’s the whole art and joy of words. — Til We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis … Continue reading

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First things first

First things first. –Steven R. Covey The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is antistasis, as the first first and the second first have different meanings, purposefully; and epanalepsis, for having the first word be, also, the last word in the … Continue reading

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Until you value yourself

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. –M. Scott Peck The Greek figure or rhetorical device used is anadiplosis, for the thought to thought progression … Continue reading

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Heart to stomach this quote

I aimed at the public’s heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach. -Upton Sunclair The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is metonymy because it’s not really heart and stomach.  These organs are used as stand-ins for the … Continue reading

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All men are frauds

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.  -H.L. Mencken The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is autophasia (autophagia) because of the conflict that occurs. Quotes – Lies Quotes Click … Continue reading

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Respect of those you respect

“The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude.” -Author Arnold Glasow quoted in TheWallStreetJournal.com and captured from The Week (TheWeek.com)

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