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Best Quotes by Famous People

Give me a museum and I’ll fill it. – Pablo Picasso

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. – Albert Einstein

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former – Albert Einstein

Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. – George Burns

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. – Napoleon Bonaparte

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh. – Voltaire

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. –Samuel Johnson

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Alva Edison

give me a museum and i'll fill itA friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. – John D. Rockefeller

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. – Albert Einstein

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt

“My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.” – Socrates

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on. – Robert Frost

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. – John F. Kennedy

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. – Seneca

Behind every great fortune there is a crime. – Honore de Balzac

If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning – Aristotle Onassis

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. – M.K. Gandhi

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. – Mark Twain

“The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.” – Gloria Leonard

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. – Frank Lloyd Wright

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.- Mark Twain

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say i- Voltaire

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. – Samuel Johnson

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. – Mother Teresa

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that’s the essence of inhumanity. – G.B. Shaw

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant

On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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25 Night Quotes

1. “A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” – Oscar Wilde

2. “The night is bright, with a starlit sky, I sit and think, as time passes by. Oh starry night, with a moonlit sky, take me away, and tell me why. Give me a reason, for love’s end, give me a reason, for why I lost a friend. I sit and think, all night l” – Enya

3. “Las Vegas looks the way you’d imagine heaven must look at night.” – Chuck Palahniuk

4. “After winter comes the summer. After night comes the dawn. After every storm, there comes clear, open skies.” – Samuel Rutherford

5. “The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight has been present like an archangel at the creation of light and of the world” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. “Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep” – Chinese Proverbs

7. “Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night’s sleep, and you can’t settle anything until morning anyway.” – Rose F. Kennedy

8. “Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.” – Seneca

9. “But we that have but span-long life, The thicker must lay on the pleasure; And since time will not stay, We’ll add night to the day, Thus, thus we’ll fill the measure.” – Unknown

10. “Night is a stealthy, evil Raven, Wrapt to the eyes in his black wings.” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Night Quotes11. “Night comes, world-jewelled, . . . The stars rush forth in myriads as to wage War with the lines of Darkness; and the moon, Pale ghost of Night, comes haunting the cold earth After the sun’s red sea-death-quietless.” – Philip James Bailey

12. “I love night more than day–she is so lovely; But I love night the most because she brings My love to me in dreams which scarcely lie.” – Philip James Bailey

13. “Wan night, the shadow goer, came stepping in.” – Philip James Bailey

14. “The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?” – Bible

15. “In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men.” – Bible

16. “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” – Bible

17. “When it draws near to witching time of night.” – Robert Blair

18. “The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one: Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.” – Francis William Bourdillon

19. “Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber!” – Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

20. “For the night Shows stars and women in a better light.” – Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

21. “The stars are forth, the moon above the tops Of the snow-shining mountains–Beautiful! I linger yet with Nature, for the night Hath been to me a more familiar face Than that of man; and in her starry shade Of dim and solitary loveliness I learn’d the language of another world.” – Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

22. “Night’s black Mantle covers all alike. – Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas,” – Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

23. “O radiant Dark! O darkly fostered ray! Thou hast a joy too deep for shallow Day.” – George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross)

24. “Dark the Night, with breath all flowers, And tender broken voice that fills With ravishment the listening hours,– Whisperings, wooings, Liquid ripples, and soft ring-dove cooings In low-toned rhythm that love’s aching stills! Dark the night Yet is she bright, For in her dark she brings the mystic star, Trembling yet strong, as is the voice of love, From some unknown afar.” – George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross)

25. “For there is no day however beautiful that is not followed by night. [Fr., Car il n’est si beau jour qui n’amene sa nuit.]” – Epitaph

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Best Judgement Quotes

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

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. – Paulo Coelho

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

judgement quotesI am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying. – Tom Hopkins

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful when your own self-love might impair your judgement. – Seneca

Experience does not ever err; it is only your judgment that errs in promising itself results which are not caused by your experiments. – Leonardo da Vinci

Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms – in themselves such judgments are stupidities. – Friedrich Nietzsche

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. – Jean Baudrillard

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day. – Jim Rohn

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Funny Anger Quotes

Let me make your day better with some funny anger quotes selected just for you.

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? – Sydney J. Harris

Get mad, then get over it. – Colin Powell

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. – Malachy McCourt

Next time you’re mad, try dancing out your anger. – Sweetpea Tyler

Malice drinks one-half of its own poison. – Seneca

When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. – Mark Twain

The worst-tempered people I’ve ever met were people who knew they were wrong. – Wilson Mizner

funny anger quotesIf you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: ‘I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.’ When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods. – Epictetus

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. – Albert Einstein

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. – Ambrose Bierce

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. – Booker T. Washington

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. – Golda Meir

Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Expressing anger is a form of public littering. – Willard Gaylin

Keep cool; anger is not an argument. – Daniel Webster

Anger should never be an overnight guest. – Neal A. Maxwell

He is a fool who cannot be angry; – Seneca

Flying off the handle sometimes causes hammers and humans to lose their heads, as well as their effectiveness. – William Arthur Ward

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. – Will Rogers

Can you, please, choose your favorite and write it down in the comments section? Thank you!

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Wisdom Quotes

12 Wisdom Quotes

“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Wisdom outweighs any wealth.” ~ Sophocles

“A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.” ~ Chinese Proverb

“No man was ever wise by chance.” ~ Seneca

“Wisdom is never on the menu, you have to own the restaurant.” ~ Carrie Latet

“Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.” ~ Martin H. Fischer

wisdom quotes“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” ~ Sandra Carey

“A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.” ~ Gian Carlo Menotti

“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. We always think of failure as the antithesis of success, but it isn’t. Success often lies just the other side of failure.” ~ Leo F. Buscaglia

“A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.” ~ Chinese Proverb

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.” ~ Confucius

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Famous People Quotes #6

“The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head.” – Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

“Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.” – Georg Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” – Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

“While we are postponing, life speeds by.” – Seneca (3BC – 65AD)

“Where are we going, and why am I in this handbasket?” – Bumper Sticker

“God, please save me from your followers!” – Bumper Sticker

“Fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches.” – The Duchess of Windsor, when asked what is the secret of a long and happy life

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

“Luck is the residue of design.” – Branch Rickey – former owner of the Brooklyn Dodger Baseball Team

“Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.” – Mel Brooks

“Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.” – Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

“Wit is educated insolence.” – Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

“My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.” – Socrates (470-399 B.C.)

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t” – Erica Jong (1942-)

“Show me a woman who doesn’t feel guilty and I’ll show you a man.” – Erica Jong (1942-)

“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 (1928-)

“Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.” – Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

“A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.” – Gore Vidal

“Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.” – Samuel Palmer (1805-80)

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975)

“Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.” – Guy Davenport

“When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

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Learn from your Work Quotes

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. – Zig Ziglar

Never turn down a job because you think it’s too small; you never know where it may lead. – Julia Morgan

You learn something every day if you pay attention. – Ray LeBlond

Wherever we are and whatever we are doing, it is possible to learn something that can enrich our lives and the lives of others… No one’s education is ever complete. – Sir. John Templeton

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. – Thomas Henry Huxley

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow. – C.R. Lawton

No one knows everything, but everyone can learn something. – Sean Gregory Derrick

You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you. – Barbara Sher

Perfection does not exist – you can always do better and you can always grow. – Les Brown

Invest in yourself, in your education. There’s nothing better. – Sylvia Porter

Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow. – Les Brown

Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. – Ronald E. Osborn

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow. – C.R. Lawton

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. – Seneca

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William Ellery Channing

The biggest room in the world, is the room for improvement. – Unknown

Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster. – Weston H. Agor

When you are through improving yourself, you are out of the game. You learn until your last breath. – Richard A. Nelson

If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it. – Unknown

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Famous Leadership Quotes

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Harold R. McAlindon

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader. – Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him. – General Douglas MacArthur

The real leader has no need to lead– he is content to point the way. – Henry Miller

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves. – Lao Tzu

A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don’t take too much advice — keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world. – Noah Porter

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. – Aristotle

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr. (from Christian Leadership World)

Any one can hold the helm when the sea is calm. – Publilius Syrus

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. – George Patton

Where there is no vision, the people perish. – Proverb

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points. –Horace

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer. – Henry W. Longfellow

I light my candle from their torches. – Robert Burton

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. – Woodrow Wilson

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed. – Publius Syrus

A bold onset is half the battle. – Giuseppe Garibaldi

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. – Cornelius Nepos

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose’s egg. – James Thomas

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small. – Edmund Spenser

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command. – Solon

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. – Napoleon Bonaparte

No man can stand on top because he is put there. – H. H. Vreeland

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. – Ovid

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy. – Seneca

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent. – Abraham Lincoln

What you cannot enforce do not command. – Sophocles

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place. – Philip Armour

To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. – Friedrich Nietzsche

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself. (Absurdum est ut alios regat, qui seipsum regere nescit.) – Latin Proverb

Let him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself. – Thomas Carlyle

A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. – Polybius

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Inspirational Quotes

20 Great Inspirational Quotes

1. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis

2. “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

3. “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland

4. “If what you’re doing is not your passion, you have nothing to lose.” – George Eliot

5. “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

6. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

7. “What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

8. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

9. “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” – Seneca

10. “The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – George Eliot

11. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” – Albert Einstein

12. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

13. “The sky has never been the limit. We are our own limits. It’s then about breaking our personal limits and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives.” – Unknown

14. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – Life’s Little Instruction Book, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

15. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis

16. “When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails.” – H. Jackson Brown

27. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drowned your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

18. “Everything you want should be yours: the type of work you want; the relationships you need; the social, mental, and aesthetic stimulation that will make you happy and fulfilled; the money you require for the lifestyle that is appropriate to you; and any requirement that you may (or may not) have for achievement or service to others. If you don’t aim for it all, you’ll never get it all. To aim for it requires that you know what you want” – Richard Koch

19. “Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong” – Brian White

20. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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Wisdom Quotes and Sayings

Some wonderful wisdom quotes and sayings for a great day :)

“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” – William James

“What you are is what you have been, and what you will be is what you do now.” – The Buddha

“The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart.” – William Hazlitt

“No man is smart, except by comparison to those who know less.” – Edgar Watson Howe

“A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.” – Latin Proverb

“Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive but what they conceal is vital.” – Aaron Levenstein

“Years teach us more than books.” – Berthold Auerbach

“The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.” – Solomon Ibn Gabriol

“The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.” – Confucius

“No man was ever wise by chance.” – Seneca

“Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best.” – John Tillotson

“If you try you may fail, if you don’t try you’re guaranteed to fail.” – Jesse Jackson

“Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” – Leo Aikman

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” –Theodore Roosevelt

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time.” – Betty Smith

“Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyway.” – Elbert Hubbard

“To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.” – Chinese Proverb

“Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll need them on your way down.” – W. Migner

“There are two kinds of light – the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.” – James Thurber

“Wisdom is found only in truth.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” – Lao Tzu

“Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.” –Janis Joplin