Walter Scott Quote

The pith of conversation does not consist in exhibiting your own superior knowledge on matters of small consequence, but in enlarging, improving and correcting the information you possess by the authority of others.


Quentin Durward. The fair maid of Perth (ed. 1892)

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The pith of conversation does not consist in exhibiting your own superior knowledge on matters of small consequence, but in enlarging, improving and...

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The pith of conversation does not consist in exhibiting your own superior knowledge on matters of small consequence, but in enlarging, improving and...

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The pith of conversation does not consist in exhibiting your own superior knowledge on matters of small consequence, but in enlarging, improving and...

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The pith of conversation does not consist in exhibiting your own superior knowledge on matters of small consequence, but in enlarging, improving and...