Popular Quotes and Sayings about Quotations

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. ~Mark Twain

Accident, n.: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better. ~Unknown

It is better to be quotable than to be honest. ~Tom Stoppard

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him. ~Robert Benchley

Partying is such sweet sorrow. ~Robert Byrne

Write a wise saying and your name will live forever. ~Anonymous

Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves. ~Dorothy Parker

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

Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted. ~Hesketh Pearson

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

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. ~Thomas H. Huxley

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. ~H. P. Lovecraft

Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution. ~Edward Teller

When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it. ~Anatole France

She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit. ~W. Somerset Maugham

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. ~Karl Marx

Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world. ~Peter York

Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. ~Ronald Reagan

Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts. ~Saki

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly. ~Simeon Strunsky

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. ~Thomas Szasz

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

The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. ~Dan Quayle

I improve on misquotation. ~Cary Grant

A witty saying proves nothing. ~Voltaire