Quotation Explorer - 'Quoted'

Ich habe die Überzeugung gewonnen, dass Kinder das beste und klügste Publikum sind, das man sich als Geschichtenerzähler nur wünschen kann. Kinder sind strenge, unbestechliche Kritiker."[As quoted on .] Otfried Preußler - Preußler's official website
When you're writing, you're creating something out of nothing ... A successful piece of writing is like doing a successful piece of magic."[As quoted on WritersServices, 6 March 2012] - Susanna Clarke
On Major Depression, quoted by the great of Sophie's Choice & Darkness Visible:From Darkness Visible, "It is a positive and active anguish, a sort of psychical neuralgia, wholly unknown to normal life. - William Styron
Be ye innocent as doves yet wise as serphants" new testament quoted by and applied to karate - Elvis Presley
WITTICISM, n. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted, and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke." - Ambrose Bierce
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 G. Hamerton
Nobody sees anybody truly but all through the flaws of their own egos. That is the way we all see each other in life."[As quoted in Elia Kazan's autobiography, A Life (1988)] - Tennessee Williams
Maybe it's wrong-footed trying to fit people into the world, rather than trying to make the world a better place for people.[as quoted in "Brain Gain" by Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 4/27/09 issue] - Paul McHugh
The best six doctors anywhereAnd no one can deny itAre sunshine, water, rest, and airExercise and diet.These six will gladly you attendIf only you are willingYour mind they'll easeYour will they'll mendAnd charge you not a shilling.-- Nursery rhyme quoted by , What the River Knows, 1990 - Wayne Fields
Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted. - Fred Allen
I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point."(As quoted in Put Your Big Girl Panties on and Deal with it, Roz Van Meter, 2007) - Susan Sarandon
I write to make sense of my life."-, quoted in _Cheever - A Life_ (2009) by Blake Bailey - John Cheever
Success from the financial and from the prestige point of view . . . is not enough; what matters even more is . . . adherence to high moral and aesthetic standards." as quoted in "High Financier" by Niall Ferguson - Siegmund Warburg
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read."[As quoted in Literary Censorship in England (in Current Opinion, Vol. 55, No. 5, November 1913)] - George Bernard Shaw
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."[Address to National Press Club in Washington DC, as quoted in Freedom and Union (April 1952)] - Earl Warren
To irrational principles, one cannot be loyal. Ideas that are not derived from reality cannot be consistently practiced in reality.--as quoted by Leonard Peikoff in "Objectivism: The Philosophy of - Ayn Rand
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning , or destroyed it altogether. - Alfred North Whitehead
I get this buzz every time I'm quoted online. The ego high... yes... but also a Google Alert. - Ryan Lilly
Henry Ford is quoted as saying. "History is more or less bunk." Now, if he never spoke those words, doesn't that just prove he was right when he didn't say them? - Alex Bosworth
The dangerous man is the one who has only one idea, because then he'll fight and die for it."[As quoted in The New Yorker, April 25, 2011] - Francis Crick
Ladies, stress shows on your face. Happiness is the true beauty weapon."As quoted in The Black Book of Hollywood Beauty Secrets ( Kym Douglas / Cindy Pearlman, 2006) - Susan Sarandon
Open yer mind to the world, kids. No point havin' yer windows open if yer don't pull back the curtains to let in the light!" - Grandpa's favourite saying to Kirsten and Jeremy. Quoted in The Hybrid and the Emeralds of Elisar - Suellen Drysdale
Evil is inevitable,' Reuben quoted, 'in the course of a creation which develops with time. - Rice Anne
These were not people you could disagree with. If you disagreed, you were wrong.", Tavistock Institute, as quoted in Relationships and how They Shape Our Capacity to Love By Robert Karen - Juliet Hopkins
If there were a party of those who aren't sure they're right, I'd belong to it. ~(Camus, as quoted by Tony Judt) - Albert Camus
The undoubtedly lives in belief in God. He recognises Christianity as the builder of Western culture.{Comments by Archbishop Michael von Faulhaber after a meeting with Adolf Hitler, as quoted in Ian Kershaw's biography} Michael von Faulhaber - Reich Chancellor
Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly. - Simeon Strunsky
Do you know great people are continually quoted while the average always misquote great people? - Onyi Anyado
A priest once quoted to me the Roman saying that a religion is dead when the priests laugh at each other across the altar. I always laugh at the altar, be it Christian, Hindu, or Buddhist, because real religion is the transformation of anxiety into laughter. - Alan W. Watts
A book is a dream that you hold in your hands."(As quoted on , June 18, 2013) Neil Gaiman - BookRiot
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