Liers quotes and sayings

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Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable. ~W.H. Auden

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive. ~Thomas C. Haliburton

The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers. ~Marshall McLuhan

Name is a fence and within it you are nameless. ~Samuli Paronen

A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man. ~Author unknown, quoted by William Hazlitt

Why, can you imagine what would happen if we named all the twos Henry or George or Robert or John or lots of other things? You’d have to say Robert plus John equals four, and if the four’s name were Albert, things would be hopeless. ~Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

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