Letters Quotations, Quotes, Quotation Collection

And none will hear the postman's knock
Without a quickening of the heart.
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?

W. H. Auden

Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls.
For, thus friends absent speak.

John Donne

We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them out of discretion, and so disappears the most beautiful, the most immediate breath of life, irrecoverable for ourselves and for others.

Goethe

I hold that the parentheses are by far the most important parts of a non - business letter.
 

D. H. Lawrence

Correspondences are like smallclothes before the invention of suspenders; it is impossible to keep them up.
 

Sydney Smith

A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript.
 

Richard Steele

A man who publishes his letters becomes a nudist - nothing shields him from the world's gaze except his bare skin. A writer, writing away, can always fix himself up to make himself more presentable, but a man who has written a letter is stuck with it for all time.

E. B. White