The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations


How much do I want to read more? 6/10

This one book looks like a mini version of the other "non modern" one.
Like they stripped out all authors prior to 1900.


PREFACE

This is a completely new dictionary, containing about 5,000 quotations.
One difficulty in a dictionary of modern quotations is to decide what the word "modern" means. In this dictionary it means "twentieth-century." Quotations are eligible if they originated from someone who was still alive after 1900.

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Alfred Adler - 1870-1937

It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, for the truth.