How does Satan mislead us? By misquoting Scripture. By leading us astray. By getting us to make excuses instead of repenting.— John Hagee
Exciting Misquote quotations
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the naughtiest of them all?
All that glisters is not gold.
All that glitters is not gold.
Religion is the opium of the people translated from the German Die Religion .
.. ist das Opium des Volkessometimes misquoted as opiate of the people.
Practice is everythingThis is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect.
Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn'd.
Silence is not only golden, it is seldom misquoted.
Practice is everything. This is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect.
I know what you're thinking 'Did he fire six shots or only five?
I'm the most misunderstood, misquoted person I know, honestly.
Words are such powerful things. We can rip somebody apart with them, we can write words down that can forever hurt another person. We can use them to tell stories and lies. We can misquote them and change what other people said to make ourselves look good.
No more misquoted forms, lost invoices, redundant entries, missing checks, or delays caused by incomplete paperwork.
Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night!
A writer can get into a vast deal of trouble through misquotation.
If you ever want to receive lots of mail, I recommend you get a Shakespeare quote wrong in a magazine or newspaper.
Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.
I won't say that the papers misquote me, but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be today if some of those reporters had been Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
With just enough of learning to misquote.
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B.: This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
A man must serve his time to every trade, Save censure-critics all are ready made. Take hackney'd jokes from Miller, got by rote With just enough learning to misquote.
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.
Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?This is commonly misquotes as You can't have you're cake and eat it, too.
Many pundits today are in the habit of misquoting Santayana's epigram, Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Maybe some people have come to grief this way, but they are probably fewer than those who have fallen into the opposite error. One is apt to perish in politics from too much memory, Tocqueville wrote somewhere, with equal truth and greater insight.
I improve on misquotation.
Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.
With no more than six levels of misquotation, any statement can be made to say whatever you wish.
I was often misquoted. I was supportive of my managers, even though they all may not think so.
The point in the report is that you shouldn't say to somebody just because they're Jewish, you must have an opinion on Israel. Any more than you say to anyone who is a Muslim you must have an opinion on any vile action that's been taken by misquoting the good name of Islam. I just ask people to be respectful and inclusive in their debate.
My position on the POW issue has been widely misquoted and taken out of context.
What I originally said and have continued to say is that the POW's are lying if they assert it was North Vietnamese policy to torture American Prisoners.
My favorite novel in the world is Frankenstein.
I'm going to misquote it horribly, but the monster says, "I have such love in me, more than you can imagine. But, if I cannot provoke it, I will provoke fear."
An author should be delighted, not annoyed when he hears himself persistently misquoted. He could receive no higher compliment. It proves that the world has frequent and urgent need of his thoughts and will rather change the manner in which he expresses them than do without the things expressed.
Misquotation is quotology’s swamp. Amateur quoters mix and mangle Shakespeare and Scripture. Professors gaffe and printers bungle. It’s a mess we must wade into.
Every interview is as much an impression of the journalist as it is the artist or subject. You look at interviews and you see a portrait of two people. The worst thing that can happen is if you're misquoted and then that quote is misquoted. That does drive one crazy. The most embarrassing thing is when your words are misrepresented or sometimes you say something stupid and you live to regret it.
The underground press serves as the only effective counter to a growing power, and more sophisticated techniques used by establishment mass media to falsify, misrepresent, misquote, rule out of consideration as a priori ridiculous, or simply ignore and blot out of existence: data, books, discoveries that they consider prejudicial to establishment interest.