Quotes are a powerful form of getting knowledge. Here are a few quotes on why Quotes.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself. ~Marlene Dietrich
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. Isaac D’IsraeliTo be amused at what you read – that is the great spring of quotation. Charles Edward Montague
Like your body your mind also gets tired so refresh it by wise sayings. ~Hazrat Ali
Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted, than when we read it in the original author? ~Philip Gilbert Hamerton, The Intellectual Life, 1873
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. Many will read the book before one thinks of quoting a passage. As soon as he has done this, that line will be quoted east and west. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Quotation and Originality,” Letters and Social Aims, 1876
The only way to read a book of aphorisms without being bored is to open it at random and, having found something that interests you, close the book and meditate. ~Prince Charles-Joseph de Ligne, 1796