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Exaggerated Quotes

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So reports of my madness, as they say,
were greatly exaggerated.
Not that I give a bugger either way.
- David Icke

Even in a less exaggerated description,
any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself
employing an assortment of waterfalls,
lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
- Sergei Eisenstein

The second is that the role of China trade in Japanese economy,
important as it is, has often been exaggerated,
as proven by our experience of the past 6 years.
- Shigeru Yoshida

We will cut programs, we will try to rein in the size of the bureaucracy.
We will bring federal pay scales that have become so
exaggerated into line with market rates.
- Eric Cantor

 

I've found a formula for avoiding these exaggerated fears of age;
you take care of every day -
let the calendar take care of the years.
- Ed Wynn

Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as
women have of their wrongs.
- Edward W. Howe

Chloe is really just like an exaggerated aspect of myself.
- Mary Lynn Rajskub

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I may have exaggerated a bit when I said that 80 per
cent of the top 100 women are fat pigs.
What I meant to say was 75 per cent of the top 100 women are fat pigs.
- Richard Krajicek

"Camp" is a vision of the world in terms of style -
but a particular style.
It is the love of the exaggerated.
- Susan Sontag

Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology,
which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.
- Christopher Lasch

You grow up however, unfortunately, as the college years fly by,
into a very exaggerated sense of your own capacities.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Writing for young children I find I often use particular
jokes with words and exaggerated,
funny events, but some of these haunt the more complex
stories for older children too.
- Margaret Mahy

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.
- Alfred Adler

It is remarkable that jealousy of individual property
in land often goes along with very exaggerated doctrines
of tribal or national property in land.
- William Graham Sumner

Comedy is exaggerated realism.
It can be stretched to the almost ludicrous,
but it must always be believable.
- Paul Lynde

Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Inflated descriptions by the pen or exaggerated illustrations by the pencil.
- Grace Darling

Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault,
but a racial virtue.
- Kelly Millar

America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated
religious opinions of the different sects which were
so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
- James F. Cooper

Naturally I drew register a little exaggerated,
in order to create something new in the sense of a
sublime literature that sings of despair only in order to oppress the reader,
and make him desire the good as the remedy.
- Comte de Lautreamont

You are priests, not social or political leaders.
Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving
the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide
field of temporal problems.
- Pope John Paul II

I probably wouldn't make a good accountant.
I don't even understand what my accountant tells me.
But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me,
he's a little more frightened than I am,
everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me.
- Matthew Broderick

Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern.
In her public statements she clearly overstated and
exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before
the war in order to support the President's decision
to initiate military action against Iraq.
- Carl Levin

We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague
and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now.
There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time.
- Ernest Istook

And with the rape, I was showing why the rape statistics are exaggerated,
and saying that date rape was much more complex than
the way feminists had portrayed it,
as men oppressing women.
- Warren Farrell

There's a lot of exaggerated talk about CAFTA,
but it's actually a fairly routine trade agreement.
Although it involves fairly small nations,
they're still more important trade partners than places
like Australia or many other larger nations.
- Ernest Istook

My reputation was a bit exaggerated.
Things were written in newspapers, then copied,
then doubled.
One of the reasons why I never disclaimed that,
was because I found it amusing.
But I also constructed such an image for myself in
order to gain more of a private life.
- Thomas Kretschmann

There's a great argument about how many men he actually killed.
People would tell stories and then as we all know as
stories get told over and over again,
they get embellished, facts get changed,
elaborated upon, exaggerated.
- Keith Carradine

The estimated loss of up to six million dead is founded
too much on both emotional,
biased testimonies and on exaggerated data in the postwar
reckonings of war crimes and on the squaring of accounts with the defeated.
- Franjo Tudjman

It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which
we are influenced by those we influence.
- Eric Hoffer

Weak minds exaggerate too much the wrong done to the Africans.
- Charles de Secondat

Most people, even among those who know Shakespeare
well and come into real contact with his mind,
are inclined to isolate and exaggerate some one aspect of the tragic fact.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike.
We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
- Honore de Balzac

It's hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving
the financial integrity of Social Security.
- Bill Delahunt

The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers;
he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear.
- Sarah Bernhardt

It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness
of the human mind to take miracles as evidence,
and to seek for miracles as evidence.
- Matthew Arnold

All passions exaggerate; and they are passions only
because they do exaggerate.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

I guess when I first started speaking with an American accent,
there's a tendency to create a caricature of the accent
because you just exaggerate the pieces that stand out to you.
- Radha Mitchell

The copycat effects of media violence,
similar to those previously attributed to westerns,
radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
- Hugh Mackay

Progress will always have as its recourse to exaggerate what it cannot surpass.
- Franz Grillparzer

It is impossible to exaggerate the wide,
and widening, gulf between the American attitude on
the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic.
- Nick Clooney

Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that.
- Bob Edwards

It has something to do with the facts and the law and who the judges are.
So I think lawyers sometimes exaggerate their role in winning and losing.
Lawyers do have a role, and a major role,
but they're not the only players in this game.
- Floyd Abrams

Because all of biology is connected,
one can often make a breakthrough with an organism
that exaggerates a particular phenomenon,
and later explore the generality.
- Thomas R. Cech

I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling:
one forgets one's art and exaggerates one's value.
- Camille Pissarro

I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work,
and there are things about their work or their presence
or their own personality that make a character,
that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities.
It's always a real collaboration for me.
- Jim Jarmusch

I don't believe what the papers are saying They're
just out to capture my dime,
Exaggerating this, exaggerating that.
- Paul Simon

The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people.
Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency
or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture.
- Sherrod Brown

I am probably exaggerating a little,
but I owe my equilibrium to ink and paper.
- Julien Green

Given that Mr. Kerry is clearly exaggerating what happened
to minority voters in the 2000 election in Florida,
maybe we should wait for him to provide evidence of
what he is alleging in 2004.
- John Fund

Maybe I was 7 - I probably am exaggerating a little -
and immediately was plunged into the fact that there
was an official place to put your fantasies.
Up until then I didn't know what I would do with them all.
It was very exciting for me, and I began very,
very early on.
- Bob Balaban

You want to have two guys making out in front of your
4-year-old? It's OK with them.
A guy smoking a joint, blowing the smoke into your
little kid's face? OK with them.
And I'm not exaggerating here.
This is exactly what the secular movement stands for.
- Bill O'Reilly

All actors do that.
Should do that and do that.
For the most part.
I say all actors.
I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't.
Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work
and did a beautiful job on this film.
- Harvey Keitel

Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration,
big or small, whatever you can get away with.
- Drew Carey

Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
- Hosea Ballou

It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another.
- George H. W. Bush

I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history
is largely a history of inflation,
usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

It is not an exaggeration to say that play is as basic
to your child's total development as good food,
cleanliness, and rest.
- Joanne E. Oppenheim

It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class
Americans are an endangered species.
- Arianna Huffington

Is it possible that the portrait of the divine Son
of God is an exaggeration,
at best, or a complete fabrication, at worst,
of the original Jesus?
- John Clayton

All news is an exaggeration of life.
- Daniel Schorr

Mysticism and exaggeration go together.
A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all
the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
- Milan Kundera

It is an exaggeration to call the Hamas and Islamic
Jihad announcement a military alliance.
It is rather a message that our people are united in
the face of Israeli aggression.
- Ahmed Yassin

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
- Khalil Gibran

There is an abundance of misinformation,
exaggeration, and blatant lies being spread by interest
groups regarding the prospects for embryonic stem cell research.
- Virginia Foxx

All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration,
caricatures.
It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.
- Walt Disney

With slight risk of exaggeration you could say that
he walked almost every mile of the Indian land.
- Satish Kumar

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that
they can't tell the truth without lying.
- Josh Billings

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
- William R. Alger

So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing.
It's pushing the envelope.
It's the truth of something through exaggeration.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

The average comedian is kind of an observer looking
at everyday things that everyone could relate to and
then trying to find the exaggeration in those things.
- Aries Spears


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