Ironic

Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author?

–Philip Hamerton

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2 Comments on “Ironic”

  1. Emy Says:

    Heh.

  2. Liora Says:

    Not sure I agree! Some of those “wise” passages are so often quoted that they’ve lost a lot of their oomph for me. Most of my books, however, have passages that grab me underlined. Anything that takes my breath away and makes me want to reread it gets underlined.