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Faith! he must make his stories shorter or change his comrades once a quarter.
~ Jonathan Swift | ( Irish-born English satirist. ) | 1667-1745 | Anecdotes
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
The history of a soldier's wound beguiles the pain of it.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Anecdotes
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Anecdotes
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Anecdotes
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Anecdotes
quotes Division : Playwrights