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Joseph Campbell quote?
"Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is." ~ Joseph Campbell - https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D7smvO_XoAE0zf5.jpg ~ JasonCarswell (talk) 11:25, 28 June 2019 (UTC)
Søren Kierkegaard quote?
I'd also like help verifying this quote:
"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." ― Søren Kierkegaard
It's been touched on, but not verified: Talk:Søren_Kierkegaard#Widely_attributed_quote
Otto Von Bismarck
I found this quote in Tolstoy's Calendar of Wisdom, but I can't find any origin for it.
I'm wondering does anyone know of the source? I feel a little skeptical that it is a real quote.
"I feel sick at heart. During the entire course of my long life I have never made anyone happy – neither any of my friends, nor my family, nor even myself. I have committed so much evil.... I have been responsible for three large-scale wars. Because of me, more than 800,000 people have perished on the field of battle, they are now being mourned by their mothers brothers and widows... And all this stands between me and God"
https://books.google.ie/books?id=Mn5jDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA230&lpg=PA230&dq=%22all+this+stands+between+me+and+god%22+bismarck&source=bl&ots=Nu5JDm5URO&sig=ACfU3U3X7ci5PuHGuLrylycrTjlEFUv8mg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwitmMDuwpbkAhWLWhUIHZcuAV0Q6AEwAHoECAAQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22all%20this%20stands%20between%20me%20and%20god%22%20bismarck&f=false —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 09:52, 6 September 2019
Arsenic & Old Lace - Dialogue
Copying Edit Request in Censorship in China page
I have translated a quote in a document published by Chinese government. But the translation is not good enough and I need someone to copy edit the translation.Mariogoods (talk) 23:34, 2 November 2019 (UTC)
When to use BOLD?
I noticed that some articles use bold typeface to emphasize especially good parts of quotes. But is there a policy on when to use it? Because if I emphasize one part of an author's quotation, let's say about computer science, because it's too long, then it wouldn't look fair to other authors, who might have "better" and shorter quotes. --Amakuha (talk) 08:26, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
- @Amakuha: Good question: there is no consensus. —Justin (koavf)❤T☮C☺M☯ 10:43, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
Some report Admiral Chester Nimitz saying “well, you were only five minutes, five degrees, and five miles out", which I always thought was a significant quote, but I cannot find anything like that on Wikiquote - could it be a false attribution, or - if valid - could it be added? Thanks, Mark. 2404:4404:2709:EB00:4BE:DDCE:EB4D:3746 03:27, 9 April 2021 (UTC)