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With all deference to Chairman Mao and other authors whose quotations derive from longer works, it seemed that I was read more

With all deference to Chairman Mao and other authors whose quotations derive from longer works, it seemed that I was becoming the world's first writer of self-contained ready-made quotations

by Ashleigh Brilliant Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

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Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation

Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation

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Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author

Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.

Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.

She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.

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The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen read more

The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.

by John Milton Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, read more

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.

by William Feather Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle read more

I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.

by Robert Burns Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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