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I'm a great believer in the direct quote in quotation marks and the hard fact. Andrew Marr

Liberals dispute that Reagan won the Cold War on the basis of their capacity to put mocking quotation marks around the word, won. That's pretty much the full argument: Restate a factual proposition with sneering quote marks. Ann Coulter

I was the type who looked at discussions of What Is Truth only with a view toward correcting the manuscript. If you were to quote "I am that I am," for example, I thought that the fundamental problem was where to put the comma, inside the quotation marks or outside. Umberto Eco

In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera. Arthur Miller

It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman's brain Anna Garlin Spencer

For me, it's a way to find a fiction within a fiction. To find a way to uncover that blunder within the "lie," because when you look closer, every "lie" - and I say that with quotation marks - can be much more complicated. Because that is what fiction is: it's probably the least important thing in the world. It's rich, but it is put-on, it passes the time. It borrows from the world, but it does not invent it. Sergio Chejfec

Quotation marks quotato marks! Bah! James Joyce

Avoid overuse of 'quotation "marks."' William Safire

Most of all I like "bad" lines, that is those considered bad, in my opinion unjustly, by theory. The reason for the last quotation marks is that most so-called theory is only a collection of examples from master practice. Bent Larsen

I like commas. I detest semi-colons - I do' think they belong in a story. And I gave up quotation marks long ago. I found I did' need them, they were fly-specks on the page. E L Doctorow

I like commas. I detest semi-colons - I don't think they belong in a story. And I gave up quotation marks long ago. I found I didn't need them, they were fly-specks on the page. E L Doctorow

It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman's brain! Anna Garlin Spencer

I know people are really interested in everything that the celebrities are doing, even if you don't consider yourself a "celebrity." What always would drive me crazy is - I took ethics classes in college - and it always amazes me how there would blatantly be something that I did not say in quotation marks. If you're putting quotation marks around it, it better be exactly what that person said. Carrie Underwood

A forward critic often dupes us With sham quotations peri hupsos. And if we have not read Longinus, Will magisterially outshine us. Then, lest with Greek he over-run ye, Procure the book for love or money, Translated from Boileau's translation, And quote quotation on quotation. Jonathan Swift

In the museums, everything is in quotation marks. Mason Cooley

Beware the writer who always encloses the word *reality* in quotation marks: He's trying to slip something over on you. Or into you. Edward Abbey

Next to the semi-colon, quotation marks seem to be the chief butts of reformatory ardor. H L Mencken

There is no way you can use the word "reality" without quotation marks around it. Joseph Campbell

Authors hide their big thefts by putting small ones between quotation marks. Paul Eldridge

If you use a colloquialism or a slang word or phrase, simply use it; do not draw attention to it by enclosing it in quotation marks. To do so is to put on airs, as though you were inviting the reader to join you in a select society of those who know better. William Strunk Jr

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