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By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.

By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.

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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,
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He that tries to recommend (Shakespeare) by select quotations, will succeed like the pedant in "Hierocles", who, when he offered read more

He that tries to recommend (Shakespeare) by select quotations, will succeed like the pedant in "Hierocles", who, when he offered his house to sale, carried a brick in his pocket as a specimen

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said

Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said

by Jean Rostand Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks read more

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.

by Brendan Francis Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand read more

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.

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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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When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and copy it

When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and copy it

by Anatole France Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.

Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.

by Joan Larsen Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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