Found 62 quotes starting with Q:

Quo fata trahunt, retrahuntque sequamur. (Wherever the fates may lead us, let us follow them.)
– VergilRate it:
Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli scrutantur plagas. (No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars.)
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised; the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous; the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium.
– Henry W. Fowler, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (1926)Rate it:
Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium.
– Henry W. FowlerRate it:
Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:
Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the part of the quoter, and a blessing to a public grown superficial and external.
– Louise GuineyRate it:
Quotations are the gold mine of human mind, the silver pearls of the wisdom ocean, and the cool drops of the rain of intelligence.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Quotations in conversation are torches in darkness.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Quoted from Interview by "Jim Kramer-The Street-June 17, 2015." Some seniors take part-time jobs during retirement to supplement their income, especially if they have been hurt financially by stock market downturns. Others may choose part-time work to keep busy, to socialize and to maintain their social and mental acuity.
– Michael BivonaRate it:
Quotes are just a Quotes, unless if you really do it in your daily life.
– Nikolas FernandezRate it:
Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired.
– Richard KemphRate it:
Quoting the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
– Ambrose Gwinett BierceRate it:

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