Quotes tagged with dictionary (26 quotes found)

Cassandra Clare
That does it," said Jace. "I'm going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year."
Dave Barry
If you have a big enough dictionary, just about everything is a word.
Word  dictionary  # 28564
Dave Barry
There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more than an abridged dictionary.
fashion  Models  dictionary  # 28570
Napoleon Bonaparte
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
dictionary  impossible  fools  # 45182
Napoleon Bonaparte
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
Word  impossible  dictionary  # 45227
Saffron Burrows
I'll always take Scrabble and chess if I'm going filming. But I do have the Scrabble dictionary, which can be infuriating for other players.
Players  Chess  dictionary  # 59775
Brian Celio
Don't hate the word, playa; hate the dictionary.
hate  Word  dictionary  # 71607
Sri Chinmoy
Impossibility is a dictionary word.
Word  dictionary  # 75798
Will Cuppy
The trouble with the dictionary is that you have to know how a word is spelled before you can look it up to see how it is spelled.
Word  trouble  dictionary  # 96092
Les Dawson
My lad chewed and swallowed a dictionary. We gave him Epsom salts - but we can't get a word out of him.
Word  Gave  dictionary  # 109399
Eugene Delacroix
Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it.
nature  words  dictionary  # 117791
Dorothy Fields
No thesaurus can give you those words, no rhyming dictionary. They must happen out of you.
words  Happen  dictionary  # 132805
John Hodgman
If you look in the dictionary under 'perfectionist,' you see Henry Selick correcting the definition of perfectionist in the dictionary. I mean, he is so meticulous.
Mean  Definition  dictionary  # 168031
Victor Hugo
I put a Phrygian cap on the old dictionary.
dictionary  Cap  # 193064
Paul Johnson
In all its myriad manifestations, the language of anti-Semitism through the ages is a dictionary of non-sequiturs and antonyms, a thesaurus of illogic and inconsistency.
language  Ages  dictionary  # 208494
Maxine Kumin
A lot of people use the dictionary to find out how to spell words.
words  Use  dictionary  # 220854