December 6, 2010

Quotables – Find & Share Your Favorite Quotes

Whether you’re looking for the perfect quote to finish off a speech or itching to post a beloved saying often shared by your grandmother, Quotables is a web-app worth trying out. Dubbed as the place where “quotes live online,” Quotables is a social community where individuals can share their favorite sayings and discover new quotations meant to inspire, incite, and elicit great emotion.

Do you remember the exact wording of your mother’s favorite saying? If you had remembered to type it into Quotables, then it would be saved and ready for you to re-read at any time. Memorable sayings shape our lives, and Quotables can help people preserve memories by providing an online outlet to save and share their most treasured quotes. Just create a free account, and you’re ready to go. Once you have registered, you are free to submit as many quotes as you like – assuming they are all under 75 words each. If you would rather search for quotes rather than upload your own, then you can use Quotables’ search feature to browse by keyword, author, tag, or source. Tags make it easy to browse large categories like ‘love’ or ‘marriage,’ or you can search by movie to find beloved quotes from your favorite films.

When you find a quote you absolutely love, click the “love” button and add it to your list of favorites. Unlike tweets or Facebook posts, the quotes you type and save on Quotables won’t ever get lost in the shuffle. Of course, one of the greatest things about Quotables is just how many different ways a person can use it From love letters to history reports, public speeches to wedding vows, Quotables is the ultimate source for all things quotation-related.

Practical Uses:

  • Save your favorite quotes from your grandparents
  • Find the perfect quote to end an essay with
  • Get inspiration when writing wedding vows
  • Share the quotes that motivate you with others online

Insider Tips:

  • Sign up for an account to type in your own quotes
  • Download the Quotables bookmarklet to quickly save quotes you find online
  • Save your favorite quotes in your “Loved List”
  • Sort quotes by most popular

What we liked:

  • Quotables makes it easy to search for quotes on any topic
  • Quotes are tagged to make browsing easier
  • Beloved quotes can be saved and returned back to later
  • People can preserve their parents’ precious sayings online

What we didn’t like:

  • Nothing


Company Info:

  • Launched: August 2010
  • Privately Held
  • Headquarters: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Founded by: Mint Digital
  • Web site:


  • Free

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