154 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. "You could be the world's best garbage man, the world's best model; it don't matter what you do if you're the best."
    Muhammad Ali



  5. "Just disconnect. Once in a day sometime, sit silently and from all connections disconnect yourself."
    Yoda



  6. "You're not defined by your past; you're prepared by it. You're stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence."
    Joel Osteen



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



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



  9. "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



  10. When you are through changing, you are through.  Bruce Barton
  11. "When you are through changing, you are through."
    Bruce Barton



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



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



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



  15. "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



  16. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.  Buddha
  17. "Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life."
    Buddha



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



  28. It's fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney
  29. "It's fun to do the impossible."
    Walt Disney



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



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



  32. "If faith asks, it will receive; if hope seeks, it will find; and if love knocks, the door will be opened to it."
    Charles Spurgeon



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



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



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



  37. "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



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



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



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



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



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



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



  44. "God put you on this earth because He loves you and He has a plan for you."
    Nick Vujicic



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



  46. 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



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



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



  49. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson
  50. "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
    Thomas Jefferson



  51. "Find people who will make you better."
    Michelle Obama



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



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



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



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



  57. 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



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



  59. I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln
  60. "I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. "
    Abraham Lincoln



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



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



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



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



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



  66. 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



  67. All kids develop at different rates and at different stages. Jacquie McTaggart
  68. "All kids develop at different rates and at different stages."
    Jacquie McTaggart



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



  70. Martin Luther King Jr. purposefully directed his life to eliminate racial discrimination and bring people to gods embrace.
    Paulo Braga, A Happy Life



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



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



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



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



  75. 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



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



  77. We tend to get what we expect.  Norman Vincent Peale
  78. "We tend to get what we expect."
    Norman Vincent Peale



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



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



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



  82. "You need a mind open to possibility, conditioned to love the creative spirit we all have inside ourselves."
    Yanni



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



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



  85. 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



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



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



  88. "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."
    Oprah Winfrey



  89. 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



  90. You only pass through this life once, you don't come back for an encore.
    Elvis Presley



  91. Having known both the peaks and the valleys of public life, I have learned that you cannot really appreciate the heights unless you have also experienced the depths.
    Richard Nixon



  92. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter.
    Elllen DeGeneres



  93. 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



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Quotes By Author:

~A~
Muhammad Ali

Maya Angelou


~B~
Richard Bach

Francis Bacon

Bruce Barton

Lucille Ball

Josh Billings

Les Brown

Buddha


~C~
Albert Camus

Andrew Carnegie

Dale Carnegie

Jimmy Carter

Winston Churchill

Tony Clark

Paulo Coelho

Confucius

Stephen Covey


~D~
Ellen DeGeneres

David DeNotaris

Charles Dickens

Walt Disney

Wayne Dyer


~E~
Thomas Edison

Albert Einstein

Dwight Eisenhower

George Eliot

Ralph Waldo Emerson


~F~
Henry Ford

Anne Frank

Benjamin Franklin


~G~
Gandhi

Bill Gates

Kahlil Gibran

Wayne Gretzky

Edgar A. Guest


~H~
Robert M. Hensel

Napoleon Hill

Elbert Hubbard


~J~
Michael Jackson

Thomas Jefferson

Jesus

Michael Jordon


~K~
Mary Kay

Helen Keller

Martin Luther King Jr

Charles Kettering

Ray Kroc


~L~
Dalai Lama

Bruce Lee

John Lennon

C. S. Lewis

Abraham Lincoln

Vince Lombardi

Max Lucado


~M~
Nelson Mandela

Og Mandino

W. Somerset Maugham

John Maxwell

John McLeod

Jacquie McTaggart

Margaret Mead

Mother Teresa


~N~
Earl Nightingale

Richard Nixon


~O~
Michelle Obama

George Orwell

Joel Osteen


~P~
Norman Vincent Peale

Wilferd Peterson

Edgar Allan Poe

Elvis Presley


~R~
Anthony Robbins

Jim Rohn

Franklin Roosevelt

John Ruskin


~S~
Seneca

George Bernard Shaw

M. K. Soni

Charles Spurgeon

W. Clement Stone


~T~
Eric Thomas

Brian Tracy

Mark Twain


~U~
Michelle C. Ustaszeski


~V~
Henry Van Dyke

Iyanla Vanzant

Nick Vujicic


~W~
Denis Waitley

William Arthur Ward

Rick Warren

Oprah Winfrey


~Y~
Yanni

Yoda


~Z~
Zig Ziglar

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