Quotes have become a new arena of distinction of the authors persona. Quotes on Goodreads, or Reading room, or sites of book indexing and cataloguing, show the authors arrangement to expression and wisdom. The author drives engagement with his readers and attracts like minded. The poetical, economical wit and wisdom of the quote, is like a short story that thrills, surprises, and resonates literacy- it leads the community to a favourite space of significance.
Essentially British in its history in literature, it is also a Zen way. Philosophers, sages and preachers transformed the masses that were unintelligent , through their wise sayings. Quotes have lived on thousands of years, succeeding those that invented them.
With quotes, the authors community is beautiful.