In this forum discussion we shall share our favourite famous quotations and famous sayings! These could be interesting quotes by famous people, or sayings that make us feel happy. These quotations can be about love or friendship, they can be funny or motivational (they make us want to get up and do something!).
Oscar Wilde - A man of many great quotations!
If there are any quotations you see of Facebook or Twitter that you don't understand - this is the place to ask! We will discuss the meanings of your favourite quotations.
When you add a quotation please tell us who first said it (if you know).
Then tell us why you like it.
If you see your quotation on a picture, or you want to add your quotation to a photo or picture yourself, then that's awesome too!
Here are a couple of my favourite quotations:
Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand. (Chinese proverb)
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. (Oscar Wilde)
Now let's see your favourite quotations!
Thank you Teacher. It is very interesting... I find it in my newsletter yesterday and find it nice. ) There is always that kind of thing to read in that newsletter... Is she from your country ? I don't know where she come from so I will search about her on the internet. and at the same time I will learn more about her, I am now curious about her ... ;) ...Have a good day!!!
I think she's American! I don't know too much about her either but you can read more about her on Wikipedia.
I think you are right. I found that she is born in St-Louis, Missouri. She wrote many quotes. There is another one that I like too - A constant friend is a thing rare and hard to find. Mary Engelbreit.
You say that you love rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains.
You say that you love the sun, but you find a shadow spot when the sun shines.
You say that you love the wind, but you close your windows when wind blows.
This is why I am afraid; You say that you love me too.
I saw this quote on Facebook today. This quotation is often said to be from Shakespeare but it was not written by him. I've no idea where it comes from - but it's a nice quote anyway!
This quotation is very nice...
I'd love to know where it comes from. I had a quick search on Google but no luck.
It seems that nobody found the orignal source but I found - You say that you .... in Bob Marley things but don't really understand it.....maybe he put it in one of is song maybe you can check on it...
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
That's a very nice quote. 'the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well' - it is very true.
It makes me remember an other quote. "Happiness is not a destination. It is the way of life".
I like that one too! Do you know who said it?
I don't know who said it. :D
"Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart." Eleanor Roosevelt. I like this one very much, I think it is true...