Favorite Quotations ~  Quotations Book of Positive Quotations

"A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience." ~ Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes

Quotation, n.: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. The words erroneously repeated. ~ Ambrose Bierce

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

A short saying often contains much wisdom. ~ Sophocles

A book of quotations... can never be complete. ~ Robert M. Hamilton

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

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. ~ A. Bronson Alcott

Let's have some new cliches. ~ Samuel Goldwyn

I often quote myself, it adds spice to my conversation. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Life itself is a quotation. Jorge Luis Borges

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

I'll tell you something. I'd rather say something that people would quote as a great line that I thought of than win an Oscar. ~ Jerry Seinfeld, People: 100 Greatest Tv Stars of Our Time

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

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