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Famous Quotes

You can do anything, but not everything.

—David Allen

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least.

—Unknown Author

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.

—Wayne Gretzky

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

—Ambrose Redmoon

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.


When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean.


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

To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.

—Abraham Maslow

We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.


I don't care what people think about me. Never did, never will. Life is too short to be worrying about that. (Amy Winehouse)

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. (Pablo Neruda)

Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God? (Jesus Christ)

Give me trips in the Spirit that thrill me, And a mind that with visions God blows!Your World of killing just chills me! l like living where anything goes! (Mo)

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life. (Wayne Dryer)

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. (Victor Hugo)

Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't. (Buckminster Fuller)

Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. (God)

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.

—Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes.

—Marcel Proust

Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching

—Unknown Author

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

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

—Will Rogers

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.

—Zig Ziglar

Das ist die wahre Liebe, die immer und immer sich gleich bleibt; wenn man ihr alles gewährt, wenn man ihr alles versagt. (English:} True love is love that stays constant for ever, whatever it's fortune; whether requited or scored, filled or sent empty away. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something. (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there. (Martin Luther)

Make haste, my beloved, and be thou like to a roe or to a young hart upon the mountains of spices. (The Holy Bible, Song of Solomon)

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.”
-- John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

“Give me Liberty, or give me Death!”
--Patrick Henry

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
--Martin Luther King Jr.

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
--Benjamin Franklin

“Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”
--Ronald Regan. Led to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking.

—Albert Einstein

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

—André Gide

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


I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.

—Aryeh Frimer

We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong.

—Bill Vaughan

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.

—Blaise Pascal

Don’t ever wrestle with a pig. You’ll both get dirty, but the pig will enjoy it.

—Cale Yarborough

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.

—Charles F. Kettering

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.

—Christopher Hampton


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