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More famous quotes to encourage and learn from. Quotes that are said by and about people who are well known. Be inspired and motivated to read more about these people who are famous, distinguished individuals! Find words of wisdom from people of all walks of life.
“Yet it is only love which sets us free.”
“It is certainly not a new thing, many of William Shakespeare’s plays were based around the theme of romantic jealousy, one of the most famous being Othello.”
Lesley Harriot, How To Have Successful Relationships
“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.”
“We design our lives through the power of choices.”
Truly how wonderful the mind of a child is.
“A man is but what he knows.”
Be flexible so you can change with change.
“There are times when nothing a man can say is nearly so powerful as saying nothing.”
“In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.”
“As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.”
“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
“Speak the truth, do not become angered, and give when asked, even be it a little.”
Many people associate Franklin with being the inventor of the lightning rod. A few might know that he also invented bifocal lenses and was one of the foremost scientists of his time.
“Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.”
“Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.”
“The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.”
“Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.”
“Never give in, never! Be it concerning large things or small things, never, never, never!”
“There is nothing like a treasured prize and a tight deadline to focus the mind.”
“A secret to living a happy life is not just having what you want, but, more important, wanting what you have.”
“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”
“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…”
I felt a bit like Admiral James Stockdale, the 1992 3rd party vice presidential candidate, who famously exclaimed in his first televised debate, “Who am I? Why am I here?”
Robin Zaruba, God Is
“Happiness is something that you are, and it comes from the way you think.”
“Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.”
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
“Pessimism never won any battle.”
“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.”
“Although publishing a famous book seems like it would bring eternal happiness, eventually even J.K. Rowling adapted to her new circumstance, got bored, and began seeking higher aims. Whatever we seek – we imagine the satisfaction to be far greater than it really is.”
Benjamin P. Hardy, Slipstream Time Hacking
“Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along. This applies to play as well as work. A day merely survived is no cause for celebration. You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine. No more busy work. No more hiding from success. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!”
Surely it is not surprising that a man who endured so much grief became famous for his philosophical outlook. Having borne so heavy a burden from a young age, is it any wonder that he longed for a better, freer world?
Jonathan Sistine, Thomas Jefferson: The Failures And Greatness Of An Ordinary Man
More and more scientific studies are revealing that what we believe in our minds will become true. That is the message that Confucius, a famous Chinese teacher, left us with, “he who believes he can and he who believes he can’t are both usually right.”
Sandra Leon, Supercharge Your Life
“There is no man living who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can do.”
“Cheer up, keep your spirits high, things are bound to get better!”
Benjamin Franklin was a humanitarian that dedicated his life to making contributions to all humans. He had a clear purpose for himself: improve the human race.
Paulo Braga, A Happy Life
I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free .ï¿½ so other people would be also free.
“The noblest question in the world is What good may I do in it?”
She (Michelle Obama) is honest, often brutally so, full of integrity, loving, kind, and an individual who cares deeply about her fellow human beings. She also has a great sense of humor.
Alma Halbert Bond, Michelle Obama
“The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply. ”
“The best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds.”
Edgar A. Guest
“Tears are the body’s raindrops of emotion.”
Robert M. Hensel
“Knowledge is only potential power.”
“The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.”
Different people get inspired differently; some get inspired by reading religious quotations or inspirational quotes by famous people, others by reading biographies of successful people in their respective fields.
Paul Martens, Unlocking Potential
“Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations – entangling alliances with none.”
“Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.”
“The time is always right to do what is right.”
Martin Luther King Jr
“It’s amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.”
“The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.”
“All you need is love.”
“Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”
“Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”
“Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.”
W. Somerset Maugham
“If Home is where the heart is then may your Home be blessed . . .”
All human beings react positively to praise.”
“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
This notion that the universe is governed by “probability”, prompted Albert Einstein’s famous quote: God does not play dice with the Universe.
Jennifer Noel Taylor, Love Incorporated
“Our minds are the steering mechanisms of our lives.”
“Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“The art of achievement is the art of making life – your life- a masterpiece.”
“The path to success is to take massive, determined action.”
“Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.”
Seth Godin, the world’s most famous marketing author, probably said it best, “The opposite of remarkable is very good.”
Wuyen Hsu, Saying NO
“If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”
“Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.”
“A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.”
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Fill up your life with a few good laughs every day.”
M. K. Soni
“I think there is something, more important than believing: Action!”
W. Clement Stone
Get a book of quotes from the library and find ones from famous people that support a good attitude. Write them down in a notebook, computer, scrapbook or on note cards.
Ace McCloud, Forgiveness
“It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.”
“Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.”
When Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, the music he would one day make famous was already all around him.
Ernst Jorgensen, Elvis Presley: A Life In Music
We hope theses famous quotes have inspired you and motivated you to live your dreams, to be determined and to be happy. The lives of theseprominent people and some not so prominent are extraordinary. Many had to work hard to achieve the success in life that they accomplished. And, lastly, you don’t have to be famous to have a successful life, feeling content and happy means more than anything! We can all learn from the examples of others!
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