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Inspirational Quotations

Does Goodreads Care About Its Bogus Quotations?

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.13.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

I read George Eliot in college religiously, and she was a major inspiration to me as a budding writer. So the first time I saw the quote it felt off to me -- a bit too peppy, more like something from a Hallmark greeting card.

Degas' Viral Art Quote Is Fake

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
Lev Raphael

Where's the proof that Degas ever said it or wrote it? You can't rely on Goodreads as a source because fake quotes and misquotations run riot there. And if you do a Google search you'll just end up finding one site after another repeating the quotation without any source at all.

Mark Twain Did Not Write Valentines!

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.28.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

If you want to check a Twain quote, it's very easy: There's Barbara Schmidt's web site TwainQuotes.com. Then you get the real man, not a fake reeking of crushed violets and Victorian sentimentality.

Guess What Else Hemingway Didn't Say?

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.22.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

It must be wonderful to be dead and keep writing. I guess when you're a genius, nothing can stop you.

15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 02.25.2014 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 02.18.2014 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 02.04.2014 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 01.29.2014 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 12.16.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 12.09.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To End Your Week Right

Posted 11.22.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 11.05.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To End Your Week Right

Posted 11.01.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 10.15.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 10.08.2013 | Teen

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25 Quotes That Will Make You Thrilled To Be Over 50

Next Avenue | Donna Sapolin | Posted 10.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Sapolin I recently landed on an NBCNews.com article about a Bolivian man who is said to be 123 years old. ...

15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 09.24.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 09.17.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 09.10.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 09.03.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 08.27.2013 | Teen

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15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 08.06.2013 | Teen

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