Gifts: How Framed Quotes Can Make Great Presents

Words can help you smile, laugh, or feel inspired when you feel like you need to be picked up. When it feels like things aren’t going your way and the universe is working against you, hearing or reading the right words can give you the push you need to persevere and keep your nose to the grindstone. That’s why quotes are so popular; they’re a few lines of text that serve one of these purposes, trigger a certain emotional reaction and bring on a feeling that many others can relate to. This is the reason several companies sell quotes that are framed as photos or paintings; because, just like paintings, looking at a quote can bring about a sense of calm or motivation, and can make you think.

If you have a friend or family member who really enjoys quotes, they might recite them on a regular basis, or share them online on social networks or blogs. A framed quote would be a great gift for someone like this, especially if the quote shares a significant tie to both of you. They can look at that quote and not only stir up a feeling, they can also remember you and the experience you both shared that makes the quote special.

A framed quote is also a great gift for someone who is beginning a new journey. For a high school or college graduate, the path to the real world is ready to unwind in front of them, and a little bit of inspiration can go a long way. An inspiring framed quote could be something you give to this person as a graduation present — it could help them to have such a quote to look at during their most trying times of college, or in the frustrating moments of their working career.

Of course, one of the best ways to give this gift is if you have a friend or family member getting married, or if you’re tying the knot yourself. An appropriate quote about love, relationships, or marriage in a frame can be an unforgettable wedding present that doesn’t end up being returned to the mall, but instead hangs on the wall and becomes a lifelong reminder to the new couple that, though times may get tough, things will always get better.

These are just a couple examples of how a framed quote can make a fun, inspiring gift for a friend, family member, or significant other. You can perform an online search to find online retailers and nearby stores that have such products in stock. If you want to give someone a gift that truly leaves a mark, consider a framed quote.

Shawn Farner independently authors articles for, Inc. SEM clients like The Woods Gifts, a company that sells framed quotes. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author only, and not those of any other person, company, or organization. No guarantee or warranty, express or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, fitness, or use of the content herein.

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