Quotations

We hope these quotes on quotations inspire you to read and reflect on the quotations that you read, and use your favorite ones for positive affirmations.

Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
Alfred North Whitehead
Innovation   |



One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Book   |



A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
Sophocles
Inspirational   |



Life itself is a quotation.
Jorge Luis Borges
Life   |



By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Positive   |



The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
Benjamin Disraeli
Experience   |



I quote others only the better to express myself.
Michel de Montaigne
Motivational   |



A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Miguel de Saavedra Cervantes
Proverbs   |



I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
George Bernard Shaw
Attitude   |



Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
Samuel Johnson
Knowledge   |



Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author?
Philip G. Hamerton
Inspirational Poems   |



I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the things.
Dorothy Parker
Memories   |



I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
Marlene Dietrich
Enjoyment   |



Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths that give life perspective and meaning. When it comes to life's most important lessons, we can all use gentle reminders.
Chriswell Freeman
Truth   |

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