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Why care for grammar as long as we are good? (Quote by - Artemus Ward)

My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places. (Quote by - A.A. Milne)

Those that will combat use and custom by the strict rules of grammar do but jest. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

Only in grammar can you be more than perfect. (Quote by - William Safire)

Women are the simple, and poets the superior, artisans of language the intervention of grammarians is almost always bad. (Quote by - Rémy de Gourmont)

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

Do not be surprised when those who ignore the rules of grammar also ignore the law. After all, the law is just so much grammar. (Quote by - Robert Brault)

No iron can pierce the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place. (Quote by - Isaac Babel)

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

When a thought takes one's breath away, a lesson in grammar seems an impertinence. (Quote by - Thomas W. Higginson)

This is the sort of bloody nonsense up with which I will not put. (Quote by - Attributed to Winston Churchill)

Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression. (Quote by - Bronson Alcott)

Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason. (Quote by - Richard C. Trench)

Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect! (Quote by - Owens Lee Pomeroy)

I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

It's a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word. (Quote by - Andrew Jackson)

Grammar stops at love, and at art. (Quote by - Valentine Sterling)

Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it is the sickening grammar that they use. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Correct spelling, indeed, is one of the arts that are far more esteemed by schoolma'ams than by practical men, neck-deep in the heat and agony of the world. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)


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