But to misquote an old financial adage, the property market can remain irrational longer than you are prepared to remain homeless.
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to misquote it, as the Spanish philosopher George Santayana did not say.
By terrifying coincidence, this was the one poem that Thatcher herself thought to recall and misquote when she first met Larkin.
I sighed as an author, but obeyed as a pupil,—to misquote the words of Gibbon.
How we do misquote sayings, or misunderstand them when quoted rightly!
You had only to get up and misquote Mr. Gladstone, and the fiery old man was on his legs in an instant.
He could not misquote or misapply the word, neither could he be indifferent about it.
“Ye have been fresh and fair, Ye have been filled with flowers”—I fear I misquote.
I may misquote, as I quote from memory, but if the words are wrong, the ideas are right.
The Socialist can quote Scripture for his purpose—and misquote it too.