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No orator can top the one who can give good nicknames.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and, though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.

Author: Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

Profession: Anglo-American Political Theorist, Writer