I quote others only in order the better to express myself.” – Michel de Montaigne

And I quote

Let’s face it.  There are times when we simply do not have the words.  Perhaps we’re too close to the situation … perhaps we’re too busy, too frazzled, too scattered … perhaps we simply haven’t the desire.  In such times, quoting another can be just what the doctor ordered.  Just remember to properly attribute the quote to its author.  Pretending words are yours when they're nothing of the sort is not only illegal, it's really quite rude.  And we musn't have that. 

So without further ado, a few of my favorites…