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