Friday, December 23, 2011

Our Fascination With Quotes

Why do people like quotes?

VisualThesaurus , in "May I Quote You?published answers from Scholar, Fred Shapiro, an authority on quotations and the editor of the seminal Yale Book of Quotations The answers provide interesting insights well worth reading.

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This website includes a number of archived (free) thoughtful blogs, plus the numerous comments they generate.