Inspirational Messages

Turning to books for inspiration and words of wisdom can lend itself to finding true gems. I enjoy finding ways in which to say something succinctly and in a way which had not previously crossed through my own mind.

I hope you enjoy these quotes about quotes:

When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

Stealing someone else's words frequently spares the embarrassment of eating your own.
- Peter Anderson

A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
- Sophocles

It often happens that the quotations constitute the most valuable part of a book.
- Vicesimus Knox

A collection of rare thoughts is nothing less than a cabinet of intellectual gems.
- William B. Sprague

Good sayings are like pearls strung together.
- Chinese Proverb

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind, than in the one where they sprung up.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

For more Inspirational Messages, view some of my other posts.