Don’t you just love a good quote?

As Rudyard Kipling so wisely said: “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” The right phrase at the right time can make us pause and think, or laugh, or bring us to tears, or even change our mind. A good quote contains the perfect string of words to convey something profound or amusing or shocking. Here’s to all those wordsmiths who have touched our heart and caught our attention with a single skillful turn of phrase. Bravo!

Our favorite quotable people

Paw Prints has thousands of quotes dealing with every sort of topic. The authors, poets, speakers, and humorists who penned all those quotes are listed below. Do you see any of your favorites among them?

Click an author’s name to read all the quotes we have for that individual. Or view our Quotes by Topic page if you’re looking for the perfect quote on a specific topic.