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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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Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

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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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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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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,
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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,
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The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

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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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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,
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