Quotations

A quotation, or quote, is something that a person says or writes, that is repeated by someone else.  Quotes are often used as a piece of advice or inspiration – learning from someone else’s life experience.

Famous quotes include these:

You can find a quote about almost anything on websites such as Brainy Quote.  For example, you can search for quotes about mothers.  Here’s one:  “God couldn’t be everywhere, so he created mothers.”  Here are many more quotes about mothers.

Here’s a quote from Maya Angelou:

Try answering a few questions on the meaning of this quote:

What word has the opposite meaning to ‘forget’?

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What did Maya Angelou say people will forget?

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What did Maya Angelou say people will never forget?

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Check your answers on DreamReader.net where you can also see many more quotes, and stories for English learners.

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