Graders of AP essays are always impressed with a well-placed, relevant quote. This document is a list of 18 famous quotes for your AP (or Pre-AP) Language or Literature students to memorize for use on their timed writings. The subjects of the quotes vary from friendship to loyalty to government to sanity--just like the prompts themselves.
Way to Use: I have one of these quotes written on my board at all times. Each quote remains on the board for two weeks. When my class takes their weekly vocabulary quiz, they have to write the memorized quote on their quiz. They memorize these quotes in order to use an applicable one in their timed writings.
At the end of the year, students have many memorized, famous quotes in their arsenal to use on the AP exam.