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New quotations have been added to the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

New quotations in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The updated edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations includes many new quotations from influential, amusing, and pithy people across time. Some new quotations  relate to 21st-century history and inspirational names – Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel address in 2012, ‘One prisoner of conscience is one too many’, and the young Malala Yousafzai to the […]

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From Boris Johnson to Oscar Wilde: who is the wittiest of them all?

Today marks the publication of the fifth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, now under the editorship of broadcaster and former MP Gyles Brandreth. But who is the wittiest of them all? To celebrate this new edition of the Dictionary, Brandreth here reveals the people most quoted in its pages, and also highlights […]

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