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Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics of the chips that were left. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


The chief glory of every people arises from its authors. - Samuel Johnson


The wisdom of hindsight, so useful to historians and indeed to authors of memoirs, is sadly denied to practicing politicians. - Margaret Thatcher


A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh.' - John Gay


Time is the author of authors. - Sir Francis Bacon


The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down. - Charles Caleb Colton


Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences. - Andre Gide


Most authors steal their works, or buy. - Alexander Pope


Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors. - Joseph Addison