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All the quotes published on this site come with citations.
Should the source of the quote which cannot be determined or found, either I omitted the quote, or I would attribute it as “Anonymous“.
Quotationize does not cite the quotes from any of those biographies, books or dictionaries of quotations.
Not even those authoritative sources, which include: Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, 1881 Treasury Of Thought: Forming An Encyclopaedia Of Quotations From Ancient And Modern Authors, 1853 The World’s Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts Of The Best Author By Tyron Edwards, or The Yale Book Of Quotations.
I only use them for research, and not to fact check the authenticity of the quotes.
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Besides sharing sourced quotes, I also include the meanings of the quotes, together with relevant and related facts and stories.
Quotationize is the only online quote site which provides the meaning of each quote.
All of the explanations are my personal interpretations and they are subjective.
They are classified under the tag: meaning.
Foreign Quotes With English Translations
I also include quotes in their original languages, together with the English translation.
Again, all the quotes in the foreign languages come with valid sources.
Wit And Wisdom Quotes
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Only eloquent and insightful quotes, sayings, quips, maxims, proverbs, precepts, observations, aphorisms, epigrams, catch phrases can be found here.
This is what British writer Isaac D’Israeli has to say about the quotation:
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by QUOTATION
(Curiosities Of Literature, Second Series, Vol. I, By Isaac Disraeli, Boston: Lilly, Wait, Colman And Holden, 1834, Quotation, P. 53) source
They must offer inspiration, consolation, encouragement or show you a clear-eyed perspective of life.
These quotes can be witty or sagacious.
As Winston Churchill wrote:
The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
(A Roving Commission: My Early Life By The Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1930, Ch. IX, Education At Bangalore, P. 116) source
Misquotes, Wrong Attributions & Fake Quotes
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