Quotation, n.

The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

A cynic: a blackguard who…

Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. — Ambrose Bierce: The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary Image: Jean-Léon Gérôme [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons