Quotations Quotes

Quotes tagged as "quotations" (showing 1-30 of 198)
Ambrose Bierce
“Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.”
Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Albert Einstein
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
Albert Einstein

Rudyard Kipling
“He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.”
Rudyard Kipling, Many Inventions

A.A. Milne
“[A] quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business."

(The Record Lie)”
A.A. Milne, If I May

Dorothy L. Sayers
“A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night

Criss Jami
“Old words are reborn with new faces.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Lauren Zimmerman
“You do not exist to serve the illusion. The illusion exists to serve you.”
Lauren Zimmerman

André Malraux
“Be careful--with quotations, you can damn anything.”
André Malraux

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some people talk about other people’s failures with so much pleasure that you would swear they are talking about their own successes.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Audre Lorde
“Did you ever read my words, or did you merely finger through them for quotations which you thought might valuably support an already conceived idea concerning some old and distorted connection between us?”
Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Benny Bellamacina
“If you can't make ends meet, meet them in the middle instead”
Benny Bellamacina, The King of Rhyme

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Falling in love is like submerging beneath the ocean with a submarine; you leave the outside world and wander in the silence of dimness.”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Charles Dickens
“[T]he wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile.”
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

Lauren Zimmerman
“It does not manifest so that you can believe in it. You believe in it so that it can manifest.”
Lauren Zimmerman

Virchand Gandhi
“In our country religion is not different from philosophy and religion & philosophy don’t differ from science.”
Virchand Gandhi

Mehmet Murat ildan
“For an apple you can’t reach up and pick, you have to climb that tree; the tree won’t bend down for you!”
Mehmet Murat ildan, Antiquary Arago's Diary

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings who are over the age of six usually act or react not as per what they genuinely feel or really think but in accordance with the expectations of those around them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Is it possible to take river water back after it has mixed into the sea? The river and the sea are united and one now.”
Mehmet Murat ildan, Award Winning Plays -2

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Terry A. O'Neal
“It’s easy to get caught up in where the world is going and lose sight of the direction we were headed.”
Terry A. O'Neal

Alex Morritt
“In the absence of a formally agreed, worldwide dictionary definition of 'Quotography' (in 2016), here are my two cents worth: 'Quotography is the art of pairing unique quotations with complementary images in order to express thought-provoking ideas, challenging concepts, profound sentiments'.”
Alex Morritt, Lines & Lenses

Mehmet Murat ildan
“At the point so near to zero, just almost before the death, life’s value jumps to infinity!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings’ chances of being alive in a thousand years’ time are a hundred times higher than their chances of being sincerely happy for at least ten consecutive days.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Anyaele Sam Chiyson
“It`s Okay to Play or Work Alone in the Information Age But If We Must Make Headway in this Transformation Age, Collaboration is the Way to Go.”
Anyaele Sam Chiyson, The Sagacity of Sage

Kamaran Ihsan Salih
“Do not make yourself a bridge for everyone to cross on you, because there are some people they put nail on their feet to cross on you.”
Kamaran Ihsan Salih

Julian Barnes
“He never recorded the writer or the source: he didn't want to be bullied by reputation; truth should stand by itself, clear and unsupported.”
Julian Barnes, The Only Story

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