quoting yourself

i know a few pastors who quote themselves. for example, i have a couple of acquaintances whose “favorite quotes” section of their facebook account is full of quotes from their own sermons. one in particular quotes himself as his facebook status. instead of just saying what he wants to say he types it out as a quote. for example …

i find it weird when people quote themselves – robert terrell/2012

just seems rather odd to me. of course, george bernard shaw once said “i often quote myself. it adds spice to my conversation.” so i guess i shouldn’t criticize. i think i’ll quote myself saying that on my facebook page.

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