Email Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old email quotes, email sayings, and email proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Email is having an increasingly pernicious effect. Not only is it having a perceptible effect on productivity, it's skewing what it is we focus on. The immediate increasingly crowds out the important. Noreena Hertz
The email of the species is deadlier than the mail. Stephen Fry
No one ever got rich checking their email more often. Noah Kagan
Email may well be your most productive marketing tool. Dan Zarrella
How to write a good email: 1. Write your email 2. Delete most of it 3. Send. Dan Munz
Email is much like an ADD diagnosis. Guaranteed extra time on the test. Julie Buxbaum
The difference between email and regular mail is that computers handle email, and computers never decide to come to work one day and shoot all the other computers. Jamais Cascio
Every time you write an email, it is in the public domain. There are all these ways where security is not as good as people believe. Peter Thiel
Email is a system that delivers other people's priorities to your attention. It's up to you to decide when that priority should be managed into your world. It's not the other way around. Chris Brogan
Email is the greatest thing. Wally Amos
An email without clarity is like an annoying mime: Just say what you want or get out the way! Jordie van Rijn
Email has the virtue - sounds like a bad thing, but it's the virtue of being the lowest common denominator messaging protocol. Everyone can have it. It can cross organizational boundaries. No one owns it. It's not some particular company's platform. Stewart Butterfield
Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized. Marilyn vos Savant
For email, the old postcard rule applies. Nobody else is supposed to read your postcards, but you'd be a fool if you wrote anything private on one. Judith Martin
The from line is what recipients use to determine whether to delete an email. The subject line is what motivates people to actually open the email. Loren McDonald
We're now seeing email that people thought they had deleted showing up as evidence in court. You can't erase email. As that becomes more commonly realized, people will be a little wiser about what they type. Judith Martin
Every study that's been done on email marketing has shown that increased frequency brings better results. If you're only emailing somebody once a month, they'll forget you. Ian Brodie
Email is familiar. It's comfortable. It's easy to use. But it might just be the biggest killer of time and productivity in the office today. Ryan Holmes
Email is 20-30 times more effective in generating a purchase than any other tool. Josh Kaufman
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will never sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in any way. One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing. Byron Nelson
Emails get reactions. Phone calls start conversations. Simon Sinek
There is no formula for the perfect email – Authentic and honest messaging works. Anonymous
To get the right message to the right person at the right time you first need to get the right data to the right database at the right time. John Caldwell
Email is a push channel, so we need to push it to work harder. Kath Pay
Email is not going to disappear. Possibly ever. Until the robots kill us all. Paul Buchheit
Email has an ability many channels don't: creating valuable, personal touches – at scale. David Newman
Nothing good comes of reading other people's emails. Mallory Ortberg
Email is the most popular function on the SmartPhone, so lets call it what it is: A SmartMailer. Jordie van Rijn
The basic idea of email has remained essentially unchanged since the first networked message was sent in 1971. And while email is great for one-on-one, formal correspondence, there are far better tools for collaboration. Ryan Holmes
Don't let your email dictate your priorities. Jeff Davidson
Texts and e-mails travel no faster than phone calls and telegrams, and their content isn't necessarily richer or poorer. Alison Gopnik
I want to do business with a company that treats emailing me as a privilege, not a transaction. Andrea Mignolo
If you want something, it will elude you. If you do not want something, you will get ten of it in the mail. Anna Quindlen
E-mail is a modern Penny Post. The world is a single city with a single postal rate. Anne Fadiman
I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I'm really good at email. Elon Musk
Done is better than perfect Facebook
Gentlemen don't read each other's mail. Henry L. Stimson
Prior to email, our private correspondence was secured by a government institution called the postal service. Today, we trust AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, or Gmail with our private utterances. John Battelle
Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. Luciano Pavarotti
For a writer, mail is not just a collection of bills and letters and offers to subscribe to Sports Illustrated. It's an umbilical cord, a connection to the outside world, the giver of pleasure and pain. It shapes the day, is the moment, inexorable as the tide, toward which all the hours rise and fall. Mameve Medwed
The new information technology. Internet and e-mail have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications. Peter Drucker
Letters had always defeated distance, but with the coming of e-mail, time seemed to be vanquished as well. Thomas Mallon