135 Famous Quotes

Famous quotes on life, success and change to encourage and inspire you. Distinguished, influential and some great people share their wisdom in these famous quotes.


  1. "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."
    Maya Angelou



  2. Never rest on your laurels. Nothing wilts faster than a laurel sat upon. Mary Kay
  3. "Never rest on your laurels. Nothing wilts faster than a laurel sat upon."
    Mary Kay



  4. "Bad things are not the worst thing that can happen to us. NOTHING is the worst thing that can happen to us."
    Richard Bach



  5. "Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes."
    Francis Bacon



  6. "As the world famous financial advisor, Dave Ramsey, says 'live to like no one else, so later you CAN live like no one else!'"
    Ricky Gomez, Frugal Living



  7. When you are through changing, you are through.  Bruce Barton
  8. "When you are through changing, you are through."
    Bruce Barton



  9. "Ability is of little account without opportunity."
    Lucille Ball



  10. "Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius."
    Josh Billings



  11. "Life has no limitations, except the ones you make."
    Les Brown



  12. "Everyone in the world, it seems, is just a little bit famous. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, and even the email we write expose parts of ourselves that a generation ago would have been private."
    Devin D. Thorpe, 925 Ideas to Help You Save Money



  13. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.  Buddha
  14. "Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life."
    Buddha



  15. "Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully."
    Albert Camus



  16. "As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."
    Andrew Carnegie



  17. You'll never achieve real success unless you like what you're doing. Dale Carnegie
  18. "You'll never achieve real success unless you like what you're doing."
    Dale Carnegie



  19. "We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams."
    Jimmy Carter



  20. "Criticism is easy; achievement is difficult."
    Winston Churchill



  21. "I enjoy every day, because I choose to."
    Tony Clark



  22. "As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give."
    David DeNotaris



  23. "Steve Jobs is famous for being impatient and tough with those that he worked with."
    Mark Patterson



  24. "No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else."
    Charles Dickens



  25. It's fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney
  26. "It's fun to do the impossible."
    Walt Disney



  27. "You put your intention and your attention on what it is that you want to shift and change."
    Wayne Dyer



  28. "The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil."
    Thomas Edison



  29. "Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value."
    Albert Einstein



  30. "Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
    Dwight Eisenhower



  31. Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. George Eliot
  32. "Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms."
    George Eliot



  33. "There are also countless writers, movie directors, and inventors whose ideas that have made them famous got their creative ideas from dreams."
    Michelle Hunt, Creativity: Innovation



  34. "Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."
    Ralph Waldo Emerson



  35. "Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain."
    Henry Ford



  36. "In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit."
    Anne Frank



  37. "Well done, is better than well said."
    Benjamin Franklin



  38. "A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world."
    Kahlil Gibran



  39. "You'll be richer in the end than a prince, if you're a friend."
    Edgar A. Guest



  40. "Now I look beyond what I can't do and focus on what I CAN. "
    Robert M. Hensel



  41. He (President Obama)is living proof that the impossible can be achieved as long as you commit to the long run. He famously said: "If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress."
    Karen Barrett, Wisdom from Barack Obama



  42. "The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most profitable skill you can learn."
    Napoleon Hill



  43. "I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate."
    Elbert Hubbard



  44. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson
  45. "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
    Thomas Jefferson



  46. "As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in."
    Helen Keller



  47. "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
    Martin Luther King Jr



  48. No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm. Charles Kettering
  49. "No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm."
    Charles Kettering



  50. "Take calculated risks. Act boldly and thoughtfully. Be an agile company."
    Ray Kroc



  51. Socrates, Plato, and other famous philosophers tried to plunge their minds into infinity, asking, "What is out there? Who is the original Thinker? Who is the unmoved Mover?" But they had no answers. They only knew something had to be out there.
    Dave Roberson, The Walk of the Spirit



  52. "Life is what happens while you are making other plans."
    John Lennon



  53. I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln
  54. "I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. "
    Abraham Lincoln



  55. "Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority."
    Vince Lombardi



  56. "It always seems impossible until its done."
    Nelson Mandela



  57. "Experience has been a stern but excellent teacher."
    Og Mandino



  58. "Only a mediocre person is always at his best."
    W. Somerset Maugham



  59. "I believe that nothing in life is unimportant every moment can be a beginning."
    John McLeod



  60. Did you know that some of the most famous inventions would never have been made if the inventors had stopped at their first failure? For instance, Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb had 1,000 failed attempts at creating one light bulb that worked properly.
    Vee Freir, Learn To Stress Less



  61. All kids develop at different rates and at different stages. Jacquie McTaggart
  62. "All kids develop at different rates and at different stages."
    Jacquie McTaggart



  63. "Peace begins with a smile."
    Mother Teresa



  64. "Success is a matter of sticking to a set of common sense principles anyone can master."
    Earl Nightingale



  65. We tend to get what we expect.  Norman Vincent Peale
  66. "We tend to get what we expect."
    Norman Vincent Peale



  67. "Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do."
    Wilferd Peterson



  68. "Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential."
    Anthony Robbins



  69. "Enjoy all you have while pursuing all you want."
    Jim Rohn



  70. You don't have to be the biggest, the richest, the most famous, the coolest, the fastest, the most intelligent to stand out - you've just got to be different
    Jeff Paul Smith, Be Nice and Grow Famous



  71. "To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift."
    Franklin Roosevelt



  72. "Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort."
    John Ruskin



  73. "Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart."
    Seneca



  74. "Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby."
    George Bernard Shaw



  75. "Every man is potentially great, the difference lies in exploiting ones inner potential."
    M. K. Soni



  76. Life is not a football game to be watched."
    W. Clement Stone



  77. Almost every famous contributor to the betterment of civilization was ridiculed and sometimes even jailed. Think about Galileo. And look what happened to Jesus.
    John Barrett, SoS-Life Enhancement



  78. "The key to success is to develop a winning edge."
    Brian Tracy



  79. "Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else."
    Mark Twain



  80. Wilma Rudolph, Helen Keller, Walt Disney, Joan of Arc, Nelson Mandela, and Thomas Edison, to name a few, not only climbed mountains, they exceeded limits and expanded boundaries, setting the tone for those who respect and admire them.
    Eric Thomas, Greatness Is Upon You




Quotes By Author:
Maya Angelou

Mary Kay


Richard Bach

Francis Bacon

Bruce Barton

Lucille Ball

Josh Billings

Les Brown

Buddha


Albert Camus

Andrew Carnegie

Dale Carnegie

Jimmy Carter

Winston Churchill

Tony Clark

Paulo Coelho

Confucius

Stephen Covey


David DeNotaris

Charles Dickens

Walt Disney

Wayne Dyer


Thomas Edison

Albert Einstein

Dwight Eisenhower

George Eliot

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Henry Ford

Anne Frank

Benjamin Franklin


Gandhi

Bill Gates

Kahlil Gibran

Edgar A. Guest


Robert M. Hensel

Napoleon Hill

Elbert Hubbard


Michael Jackson

Thomas Jefferson

Jesus

Michael Jordon


Helen Keller

Martin Luther King Jr

Charles Kettering

Ray Kroc


Dalai Lama

John Lennon

C. S. Lewis

Abraham Lincoln

Vince Lombardi

Max Lucado


Nelson Mandela

Og Mandino

W. Somerset Maugham

John Maxwell

John McLeod

Jacquie McTaggart

Margaret Mead

Mother Teresa


Earl Nightingale


Norman Vincent Peale

Wilferd Peterson

Edgar Allan Poe


George Orwell

Joel Osteen


Anthony Robbins

Jim Rohn

Franklin Roosevelt

John Ruskin


Seneca

George Bernard Shaw

M. K. Soni

Charles Spurgeon

W. Clement Stone


Eric Thomas

Brian Tracy

Mark Twain


Michelle C. Ustaszeski


Henry Van Dyke

Iyanla Vanzant

Nick Vujicic


Denis Waitley

William Arthur Ward

Rick Warren

Oprah Winfrey


Yanni


Zig Ziglar

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