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Famous quotesEver heard a quote but did not quite know who and where it is coming from. Here you can find the world famous quotes originating from the greatest minds ever. There are funny, sweet, sad and many other different kinds of famous quotes right here.

  • “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” – Bertrand Russel
  • You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. – Wayne Gretzky
  • “Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.” – Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
  • Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • “Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.” – Golda Meir
  • You can do anything, but not everything. – David Allen
  • “If a man does his best, what else is there?” – General George S. Patton
  • Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. – Ambrose Redmoon
  • “Political correctness is tyranny with manners.” – Charlton Heston
  • The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least. – Unknown Author
  • “When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.” – Robert Pirsig
  • We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle
  • “People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.” – Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
  • More Famous quotes

  • The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. – A. A. Milne
  • “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” – Albert Einstein
  • You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Gandhi
  • “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Sir Winston Churchill
  • When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean. – Lin-Chi
  • “I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” – Galileo Galilei
  • A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. – Baltasar Gracian
  • To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail. – Abraham Maslow
  • Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching – Unknown Author
  • What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. – John Ruskin
  • Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. – Basho
  • Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
  • “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson
  • Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time, to figure out whether you like it or not. – Virgil Garnett Thomson
  • “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. – Marcel Proust
  • “Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.” – Yoda
  • Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. – Oscar Wilde
  • “Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns
  • Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. – John Wilmot
  • “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers
  • “Happiness equals reality minus expectations.” – Tom Magliozzi
  • People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar
  • “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” – Thomas Henry Huxley
  • I’ve gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller’s parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her. – New York City detective
  • What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left. – Oscar Levant
  • “The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.” – Salvador Dali
  • Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world. – Lily Tomlin
  • “If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • Inspirational Famous quotes

  • Just the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown. – Carl Sagan
  • When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty. – Norm Crosby
  • Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand. – Kurt Vonnegut
  • “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” – Plato
  • I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back. – Richard Lewis
  • “Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists. – Jean Rostand
  • “We have art to save ourselves from the truth.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it. – Cullen Hightower
  • “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. – Anon
  • “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” – H. G. Wells
  • We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true. – Robert Wilensky
  • “Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.” – Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? – Scott Adams
  • “Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship.” – Sharon Stone
  • There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say. – Cyril Connolly
  • “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
  • When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it. – Clarence Darrow
  • “God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.” – Voltaire
  • The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking. – Albert Einstein
  • “If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.” – J. Paul Getty
  • I don’t mind what Congress does, as long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses. – Victor Hugo
  • “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Alva Edison
  • There’s so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? – Dick Cavett
  • “Maybe this world is another planet’s Hell.” – Aldous Huxley
  • All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. – H. L. Mencken
  • “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney
  • Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. – André Gide
  • “We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.” – Vince Lombardi
  • I took a speed reading course and read ‘War and Peace’ in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. – Woody Allen
  • “A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.” – John D. Rockefeller
  • Don’t ever wrestle with a pig. You’ll both get dirty, but the pig will enjoy it. – Cale Yarborough
  • “All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.” – Ambrose Bierce
  • We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong. – Bill Vaughan
  • “Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.” – Jimmy Durante
  • It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle
  • “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Samuel Johnson
  • “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov
  • I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer. – Aryeh Frimer
  • “It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one’s doubts.” – G. B. Burgin
  • An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously. – Charles F. Kettering
  • “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix
  • I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter. – Blaise Pascal
  • “The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it’s their fault.” – Henry Kissinger
  • Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it. – Ellen Goodman
  • “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti
  • Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century. – Dame Edna Everage
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
  • The last 20 Famous quotes

  • Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. – Christopher Hampton
  • “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” – Warren Zevon
  • Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. – Cyril Connolly
  • “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. – Ellen Parr
  • “While we are postponing, life speeds by.” – Seneca
  • I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. – Edith Sitwell
  • “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. – Oscar Wilde
  • “Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.” – Mel Brooks
  • The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat. – Lily Tomlin
  • “Show me a woman who doesn’t feel guilty and I’ll show you a man.” – Erica Jong
  • Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. – Erica Jong
  • “Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.” – Ambrose Bierce
  • Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. – Gordon R. Dickson
  • “Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.” – Samuel Palmer
  • When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him. – Thomas Szasz
  • “The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis
  • Never ascribe to malice, that which can be explained by incompetence. – Napoleon
  • “When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.” – Sir Winston Churchill
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