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    "A proverb is no proverb to you until life has illustrated it." - John Keats.

    QUOTES are used in text to indicate the words of another speaker or writer. In speech and written text, quotes can also refer to: nested quotation, quotation inside a quotation; quotation mining, compiling quotations; quoting out of context, a form of fallacy; use-mention distinction and quasi-quotation, the philosophical distinction between mentioning a word and using it to denote a thing or idea.

    A PROVERB, (from the Latin proverbium), is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. If a proverb is distinguished by particularly good phrasing, it may be known as an aphorism.

    Proverbs are often borrowed from similar languages and cultures, and sometimes come down to the present through more than one language. Both the Bible (Book of Proverbs) and medieval Latin have played a considerable role in distributing proverbs across Europe, although almost every culture has examples of its own.

    Celebrity Quotes
    Quotes Websites
  • The Quotations Page.
  • 8 Success Quotes That Will Upgrade Your Thinking - Medium.
  • 10 oddly beautiful sayings from around the world - The Telegraph.
  • 26 Great Quotes On Quality - John Paul Caponigro.
  • 40 quotes about life (for an optimist) - The Telegraph.
  • 40 wise & witty quotes about the French - The Telegraph.
  • 50 Famous Movie Quotes - HubSpot.
  • 50 Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time - YouTube.
  • 100 Inspirational Quotes - Forbes.
  • 101 quotes about design & creativity - Inside Design blog.
  • Best Quotations - "Quotes, Epigrams, Funny Quotes, Maxims, Aphorisms, Historical phrases, Bible Quotes, Ancient Greek Quotes, Adages, Latin Quotes, Stupid Quotes, Slogans, Movie Lines, Proverbs, Inspirational Quotes."
  • BOOK OF FAMOUS QUOTES - "10,000 Famous Quotations to Inspire, Motivate, Comfort and Cheer You!"
  • BRAINY QUOTE - since 2010. "The largest, most user-friendly quotation site on the web."
  • COOL QUOTES - "The best place on the internet to get good quotes from famous people."
  • Curated quotes - since 2012. "We collect and curate only the best quotes, and display them in a clutter free, aesthetic list." Find hand picked quotes for life, inspiration, and success.
  • FAMOUS QUOTES at Quotations - "Finding Quotations was never this Easy!"
  • FAMOUS QUOTES & AUTHORS - "Famous Quotations for all Occasions." Browse over 25,000 quotes online from over 6,700 famous authors.
  • FINEST QUOTES - since 2009. "The best source for inspirational quotes and movie quotes on the web. We are a valuable reference source with thousands of quotes by great-minds. The quotes are presented under various categories to easy navigation."
  • HEART QUOTES - "An amazing collection of interesting and inspirational messages from the world's greatest thinkers."
  • IWISE.COM - "Famous quotes and inspirational quotes of wisdom!" iWise's mission: To organize the world's wisdom and make it ubiversally accessible and useful.
  • LATIN PROVERBS & Sayings - since 2003. Wikiquote.
  • Lifehack quotes - "Motivational Quotes that Inspire your Life."
  • List of Latin phrases - "Lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as veni, vidi, vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature were highly regarded in Ancient Rome when Latin rhetoric and literature were still maturing."
  • MILITARY QUOTES - "Military Quotes, Jokes, Mottos and Funny Stories."
  • MOVIE QUOTES - "We now have over ONE MILLION famous and funny movie quotes and movie lines in our database!"
  • QUOTATIONS - online since 1994. "The affiliated text collections include about 8,000 online works of poetry, some 30,000 quotations, and thousands of images."
  • QUOTE INVESTIGATOR - since 2010. "Dedicated to Tracing Quotations." Examines the provenance of popular quotations. Fact-checks the reported origins of widely circulated quotes.
  • SAID WHAT? - since 2002. "Famous quotes, inspirational quotes, serious quotes, funny quotes, motivational quotes... Said What has over 22,000 quotes and proverbs online. If you are looking for funny quotes from authors and famous celebrities, then we are the only site you will ever need... you can quote us on it!"
  • SCIENCE JOKES & QUOTES - collection of more than 2500 scientific jokes collected by Joachim Verhagen.
  • THE QUOTATIONS PAGE - "Welcome to the web's most comprehensive site for famous quotes, since 1994. We have over 28,000 quotations online from over 3,400 authors, and more are added daily."
  • THE QUOTE GARDEN - since 1998. Quotes, Sayings, Quotations, Verses.
  • THINKEXIST.COM - since 2000. "Find the famous quotes you need." Search Now! More than 300,000 quotations by over 20,000 Authors.
  • Top 100 Favorite Movie Quotes - IMDb.
  • TOP 100 funniest one-liners on the internet! - "Now 7397 one-liners online!"
  • WHOOPIDOO! - "Inspirational Business Quotes." Business and leadership quotes and comments by Business & Investment Experts. Includes Motivational & Inspirational quotations.
  • WIKIQUOTE - since 2003. A free online compendium of sourced quotations from notable people and creative works in every language.
  • WISDOM QUOTES - since 2004. "Quotes, Simplicity, Wisdom."
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