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Popular Quotations For Picture Quotes

The 4th post in this series on making your own Picture Quotes is about how you can find good popular quotations to add to your images.

Their is no shortage of online sources for you to find popular quotes to copy and paste and you likely have some favorites that you already know by heart.. Add them to a background image using one of the easy online image editors and you have your own unique picture quote. Original text is not necessary but your creation will be.

Picture Quote Pun

You do not need to restrict your text to quotes made by famous people; you can also add sayings, sage pieces of wisdom, jokes, puns and quips.

Where To Find Popular Quotations

  • Search dedicated popular quotation sites.
  • Do a web search or image search  for popular quotations and the category, (for example “popular motivational quotes”, “business quotes” “funny quotes”.
  • Pinterest is a good source to find popular picture quotes. Find popular quotations, jokes, sayings and add them to your own background images. Look for those that have been repinned the most.
  • Reproduce quotes you have seen on Facebook, judging popularity by how many shares they have had. You may not want to publish yours straight away, even if it is on your own image; your friends may have shared the quote already. To quote Marie Antoinette “There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.”
  • Look on different social networks to where you are going to post yours. For example, if you are going to post on Facebook look on G+ or vice versa.
  • Yourself:be creative and think up some yourself, or adapt other quotes.
  • Note down funny and clever remarks you hear on TV. Comedians are a good source for this.

Picture Quote - skylight

Good Quotation Sites

Humor Sites – short jokes, one-liners

Dedicated Facebook Picture Quote Pages


 Daily Quotes by email

There are many more online resources for popular quotations, sayings and jokes, and you may find others that suit your purpose, philosophy and sense of humor.

Remember: your picture quotes can help:

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If you know of other good quotation sites, please do let us know.

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I am Sue Bride, a Professional Blogger, Web Developer and Internet Marketer from the Mornington Peninsula, Australia. Here I talk about tools and resources for Blogging, Social Media, Networking, Wordpress, SEO, Images and Marketing. I create Wordpress sites for charity and small business.
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  1. deborah rolon
    Posted July 18, 2013 at | Permalink

    Wonderfully helpful, I am really learning a lot from you Sue! There are so many great tips here!

  2. Posted September 4, 2013 at | Permalink


    What a wealth of information you are providing in this one article alone. I can’t wait to read more of your posts. So well written, easy to understand, and so much of what I can use to improve my posts on social media and on my blogs. Thank you so much.


    Dr. Erica
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  3. Posted September 15, 2013 at | Permalink

    Hi Sue, Wow! I’m going to bookmark this article for future reference. I appreciate you taking the time to compile all these resources into one post. It will be my go to source when I’m looking for a quote in the future. Have a great week, Shelly

  4. Posted September 16, 2013 at | Permalink

    Thanks Shelly
    I am in the midst of organizing my saved quotes to create categorized lists of quotes to put into a free ebook. I also have a new blog in the pipeline based on picture quotes.
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  5. Posted September 16, 2013 at | Permalink

    Exactly what I needed! Thank you much! Love your site!
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    • Posted September 21, 2013 at | Permalink

      Hi Marcia and thank you for commenting because I have now discovered your site, which I am really enjoying reading. I used to have a Silly Sunday section on this blog at one time. Maybe I should reintroduce it :-)

  6. Posted December 1, 2013 at | Permalink

    Great post Sue! A relevant quote can really drive your message home. You have inspired me to try add one to my next post!
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