Quotes by Famous People

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Poem Quotes by Maya Angelou - An African American author, poet, and playwright.

Mary Kay - Mary Kay Ash was the founder of Mary Kay cosmetics. She had a strong belief in people and was a very successful business woman

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Richard Bach - A famous American Author who has written many excellent inspirational books.

Francis Bacon - Francis Bacon was born in England. He was an Famous English Philosopher

Bruce Barton - He accomplished many things in his lifetime, and to mention a few: he was a successful businessman, a Congressman, and an author

Lucille Ball - I grew up watching Lucille Ball, a famous actress, on TV. Her comedy is legendary.

Josh Billings - His writings reflected his philosophies and reflect everyday life in a humurous way.

Les Brown - He believes that what you do today will determine what your tomorrows will bring.

Buddha - The teachings of Buddha have been passed down from century to century.

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Albert Camus - Born in 1913, died in 1960, this French Novelist and Playwright has inspired many

Andrew Carnegie - A successful business man who shared his wealth with others.

Dale Carnegie - Dale Carnegie was a pioneer in public speaking and personality development.

Jimmy Carter - A famous President, the 39th President of the United States, and a strong human rights advocate.

Winston Churchill - born on November 30, 1874, and died on January 24, 1965

Tony Clark - Be inspired by these words of wisdom by the author, Tony Clark.

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David DeNotaris - David is a nationally known speaker, a best selling author, world champion Athlete.

Charles Dickens - Dickens, a famous author, whose work lives on today.

Walt Disney - Walt Disney was a great American cartoonist, the creator of Mickey Mouse - a true celebrity whose work has inspired many.

Wayne Dyer - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer is a motivational speaker and author.

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Thomas Edison - Let Mr. Edison inspire you not to give up. His thoughts, and sayings are ones that are encouraging.

Albert Einstein - Born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany. He was a theoretical physicist.

Dwight Eisenhower - Dwight D. Eisenhower was the thirty-fourth President of the United States.

George Eliot - A famous English novelist, Mary Anne Evans wrote under the name of George Eliot.

Ralph Waldo Emerson - He was one of the most influential literary figures of the 19th century.

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Henry Ford - An American industrialist, pioneer of the assembly-line production method.

Anne Frank Quotes - She suffered challenges that most of us could never imagine. She was born in Germany on June 12, 1929. Be inspired by her wisdom.

Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin had a diversified career.

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Kahlil Gibran - (1883 - 1931) a famous Lebanese artist, poet, and writer. His words and wisdom have inspired many over the years.

Edgar A. Guest - A famous poet - Edgar A. Guest was a poet whose work lives on today.

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Robert M. Hensel - Born with a birth defect but it has not stopped him from achieving success.

Napoleon Hill - Napoleon Hill was a famous American writer and philsopher.

Elbert Hubbard - Elbert Hubbard was an American author and publisher.

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Thomas Jefferson - The third President of the United States

A quotation at the right moment is like bread to the famished.
Words of Encouragement


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Helen Keller - Helen Keller was born in 1880 and died in 1968. She became deaf and blind when she was just a baby of 19 months

Martin Luther King - Martin Luther King, Jr, a man with a strong personality and determination.

Charles Kettering - A determined man with a simple philosophy on life.

Ray Kroc - The famous founder of McDonalds.


Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors. 
Ralph Waldo Emerson


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John Lennon - (1940-1980) A musician most notably known as one of the Beatles.

Abraham Lincoln - The Sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809

Vince Lombardi - One of football's most accomplished and respected coaches. His words of wisdom still inspire and motive many people today.

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Nelson Mandela - Mandela a South African Statesman was the winner of the Nobel Prize in 1993

Og Mandino - While I have read many inspirational authors, Og Mandino has touched me the most.

W. Somerset Maugham - A British novelist, playwright, and short-story writer.

John McLeod - Disabled since childhood, began writing to help him cope with his situation.

Jacquie McTaggart - Jacquie McTaggart retired after 42 years of teaching.

Mother Teresa - Truly an inspiration for us all!

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Earl Nightingale - Earl Nightingale was a motivational writer and author.

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Norman Vincent Peale - Norman Vincent Peale an US clergyman and author.

Wilferd Peterson - An author whose words still have wisdom today.

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Anthony Robbins - Tony Robbins is a motivational speaker and a self help author.

Jim Rohn - For more than thirty years he has helped improve the lives of people.

Franklin Roosevelt - Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States.

John Ruskin - Born in England, educated at the University of Oxford

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Seneca - Be inspired by the words of wisdom by Seneca

George Bernard Shaw - A famous Irish dramatist, a playwright, a socialist spokesman, a literary critic.

M. K. Soni - His objective in life is: "to help others, cultivate interests in good literature."

W. Clement Stones - A famous American business man, he founded the Combined Insurance Co.

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Brian Tracy - One of the leading authorities on development and personal effectiveness.

Mark Twain - His true name was Samual Langhorne Clemens. Born in Florida, Mo, US.

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Michelle C. Ustaszeski - A writer and photographer of inspirational and motivational art.

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Henry van Dyke - An American poet, author, educator, and clergyman.
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Denis Waitley - An American motivational speaker and author. He has helped inspired millions!

William Arthur Ward - William Arthur Ward was an American, author, editor, pastor and teacher.

Wise words from William Arthur Ward




Oprah Winfrey - A celebrity who is a truly amazing and motivational woman! Her story is one that motivates us.

Yanni - Yanni's success- a reflection of his own philosophy on life. Yanni has sold over 20 million albums worldwide.

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Zig Ziglar - Zig Ziglar is a successful American author and motivational speaker.



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