3 Ways to Keep a Quote Journal
Hand writing a quote in an open journal with pens and books surrounding. The quote in the book reads: "Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world."

Quotes are words of wisdom to inspire, motivate, and cheer you up. Have you heard of a quote journal? It’s a fun way to keep them handy and at the ready, for those days you need a bit of inspiration. We’re sharing three tips to keeping a quote journal. Good Reads and Wisdom Quotes are great resources to get your started, and you can also add all your favorite quotes whenever the mood strikes! 

    All Quotes

    If you frequently find yourself trying to remember who said what, this is the journal for you. Dedicate a notebook to collecting all your favorite words to live by. For easy reference, assign a color to specific types of quotes. Make your inspirational quotes pink, work related quotes green, or book quotes yellow. You might even decide to designate a notebook per topic. We recommend grabbing a pack of our Composition Notebooks for this. How fun to have all your inspirational quotes in one place!

    Reflection Quotes

    This type of quote journal lets you dive deep into what a particular quote means to you. Here’s how you do it: Find a quote that really resonates with you and write it at the top of your journal page. Set a timer for 20 minutes and free write into the following prompts: What does this quote mean to you? How does it relate to your life right now or in the past? Who, or what does this quote make you think of? You can do this exercise anytime you find a new quote or pre-fill the notebook with all your favorites, one quote, one page. 

    Your Own Quotes

    This journal is all about you and the amazing things you say! If you’re a regular journal writer it’s beneficial to go back and read your entries. Use highlighters to emphasize the powerful and uplifting words, then distill them into a quote, by you. Then transfer into your quote journal with the date you originally wrote them. As the years pass you can reflect back and see where you’ve stumbled and where you’ve grown.


      Time to start collecting your favorite quotes and finding just the right journal to keep them in. We recommend checking out the PAPERAGE store to find the perfect one in your favorite color. Happy writing!

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