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Hesketh Pearson
(1887-1964) born on
Feb 20
English actor, director, biographer. His works included "Writ for Libel."
         
   
F
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.

R
When people are old enough to know better they are old enough to do worse.
A
Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
N
A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
K
There is no stronger craving in the world than that of the rich for titles, except that of the titled for riches.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Common Misquotations," Introduction, 1934.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: "Common Misquotations," 1934.
N: "Dickens: His Character, Comedy and Career."
K: "The Marrying Americans," 1961.
   


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