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Quotations about Handwriting


Handwriting is a remarkable art form that has been practised for centuries, serving as a means of recording thoughts, conveying emotions, and connecting individuals across time and space. Each person's handwriting carries a distinctive flair, reflecting their personality, style, and even their mood at the moment of writing. In this compilation, we explore the lighter side of handwriting, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the humorous, quirky, and relatable aspects of our penmanship adventures. So, grab a pen, sit at your desk, and get ready to dive into the whimsical world of handwriting.

Get ready to laugh as we present a compilation of funny quotations about handwriting. While handwriting may seem like a straightforward task, there are moments of amusement, frustration, and unexpected surprises that arise when we put pen to paper. From humorous remarks about messy handwriting to witty observations on the challenges of deciphering others' penmanship, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and sometimes comical aspects of our relationship with the written word.

quotations about handwriting

"A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting." Christian Dior (French fashion designer, 1905-1957)

"You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription, but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten." Earl Wilson (American journalist, 1907-87)

That exquisite handwriting like a fly which has been trained at the Russian ballet." James Agate (British drama critic and novelist, 1877-1947) talking about George Bernard Shaw's handwriting

"The only hope of deciphering [Lady Colefax's] invitations, someone said, was to pin them up on the wall and run past them!" Rupert Hart-Davis (English publisher, 1907-99)

"The dawn of legibility in his handwriting has revealed his utter inability to spell." Ian Hay (Scottish novelist and dramatist, 1876-1952)

"No individual word was decipherable, but, with a bold reader, groups could be made to conform to a scheme based on probabilities." Edith Somerville (Irish writer, 1858-1949) and Martin Ross (Irish writer, 1862-1915)

"I know that handwriting...I remember it perfectly. The ten commandments in every stroke of the pen, and the moral law all over the page." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

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