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Famous Quotes : Well Known Quotes

Updated on July 20, 2015

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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. ~Langston Hughes

We do not remember days, we remember moments.~Cesare Pavese

I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.~ Beverly Sills

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.~William Shakespeare

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. ~Abraham Lincoln

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~Winston Churchill

Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. ~Robert Frost

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~Aristotle Onassis

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandela

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. ~Colin Powell

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. ~George Bernard Shaw

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. ~Walter Winchell

Believe you can and you're halfway there.~ Theodore Roosevelt

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. ~Ayn Rand

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ~Lao Tzu

The secret of getting ahead is getting started~ Mark Twain

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. ~Maya Angelou

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. ~Aldous Huxley

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. ~Jim Rohn

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. ~Winston Churchill

Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. ~Franklin P. Jones

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. ~William Shakespeare

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. ~Nelson Mandela

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.~Buddha

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it. ~Jules Renard

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~John Dewey

he beginning is the most important part of the work. ~Plato

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~Socrates

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. ~Ferdinand Foch

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~Aristotle

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ~Mark Twain

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. ~Thomas A. Edison

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~Eleanor Roosevelt

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do." ~Mark Twain

"I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. ~Florence Nightingale

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." ~Maya Angelou

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." ~Mark Twain

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. ~George S. Patton

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. ~Edmund Burke


The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.~ Malcolm Forbes

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. ~Mahatma Gandhi

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. ~John Lubbock

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self. ~Henri Frederic Amiel

Lost time is never found again. ~Benjamin Franklin

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.~Saint Augustine

Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.~Soren Kierkegaard

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. ~Henry Ford

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.~ William Penn

All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name. ~Andre Breton

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. ~Robert Green Ingersoll

Love has no age, no limit; and no death. ~John Galsworthy

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. ~Victor Kiam

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. ~Henry Adams

Forgiveness is the final form of love. ~Reinhold Niebuhr

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~Joseph Addison

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. ~Rabindranath Tagore

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. ~Charles R. Swindoll

Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you. ~Aldous Huxley

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. ~Bertrand Russell

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? ~Robert H. Schuller


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      Kathleen Cochran 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Love the Bertrand Russell. I'd never heard that one and it is toooo true.