Maxioms Pet

X
  •   22  /  40  

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

Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  13  /  9  

To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.

To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.

by Alexander Smith Found in: Quotations Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  25  /  18  

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,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  14  /  10  

Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we're quoting.

Maybe our favorite quotations say more about us than about the stories and people we're quoting.

by John Green Found in: Quotations Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  8  /  28  

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

  ( comments )
  7  /  15  

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the read more

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Quotations Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  7  /  12  

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap read more

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.

by Leo Rosten Found in: Quotations Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  5  /  11  

To quote copiously and well requires taste, judgment and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful, an appreciation of the noble, read more

To quote copiously and well requires taste, judgment and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful, an appreciation of the noble, and a sense of the profound

  ( comments )
  25  /  30  

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.

by Letitia Landon Found in: Quotations Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  34  /  26  

The teachings of elegant sayings should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, any read more

The teachings of elegant sayings should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, any price will be paid.

by Siddha Nagarjuna Found in: Quotations Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet