Quotations on Exaggeration

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Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
- Hosea Ballou
(Keywords: Blood, Exaggeration, Falsehood)

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
- Josh Billings
(Keywords: Truth, People, Exaggeration, Lying)

All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.
- Walt Disney
(Keywords: Nature, Exaggeration, Fantasy)

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
(Keywords: Abundance, Being, Exaggeration, Interest, Lies, Research)

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
- Khalil Gibran
(Keywords: Truth, Exaggeration, Temper)

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
(Keywords: History, Exaggeration, Gain, Inflation)

It is no exaggeration to say that the English Bible is, next to Shakespeare, the greatest work in English literature, and that it will have much more influence than even Shakespeare upon the written and spoken language of the English race.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Work, Bible, English, Exaggeration, Influence, Language, Literature, Race, Shakespeare, Will)

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
(Keywords: Fear, Delight, Exaggeration, Humility, Limits, Ridicule)

It should be clear by now that my focus here is not freedom of speech or the press. This freedom is all too often an exaggeration. At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech or the press serve as a distraction from the critical examination of other communications policies.
- Mark Lloyd
(Keywords: Blind, Exaggeration, Examination, Focus, Freedom, Now, Press, Speech)

They talked about me as if I were Mother Teresa, and that every time I get a paycheck I go and send it to poor people and that we spend every free moment helping out people less fortunate. That was an enormous exaggeration.
- Wendie Malick
(Keywords: Time, Mother, People, Exaggeration, Poor)

Our situation here, without any exaggeration, is beyond description almost; it is such as eye has not seen nor ear heard, nor hath it ever entered into the heart of men to conceive Boston ever to arrive at.
- Peter Oliver
(Keywords: Men, Heart, Boston, Exaggeration, Eye)

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
(Keywords: Food, Development, Cleanliness, Exaggeration, Play, Rest)

All news is an exaggeration of life.
- Daniel Schorr
(Keywords: Life, Exaggeration, News)

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
(Keywords: People, Aggression, Alliance, Exaggeration, Military, United)

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