Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired.
— Richard Kemph

By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. In fact it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent.
Ralph Waldo Emerson quote quote

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

The next best thing to saying a good thing yourself, is to quote one.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The essence of a quote is the compression of a mass of thought and observation into a single saying.
— quote quotation by John Morley