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240 Best Famous Quotes By Famous People (Alive And Dead)

Here are 240 the most famous quotes of all time. You’ll discover inspiring sayings by Shakespeare, Einstein, Emerson, Gandhi, Obama, Mother Teresa, and a lot more. Hope you’ll enjoy them!
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I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

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Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast. William Shakespeare

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

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All that we are is the result of what we have thought. Buddha

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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel

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Stay hungry, stay foolish. Steve Jobs

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The greatest wealth is to live content with little. Plato

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The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. Malcolm X

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The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee

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A great man is always willing to be little. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Don’t count the days, make the days count. Muhammad Ali

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In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. Coco Chanel

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Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama

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The root of suffering is attachment. Buddha

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Well done is better than well said. Benjamin Franklin

The Best Famous Quotes

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It always seems impossible until it’s done. Nelson Mandela

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify. Henry David Thoreau

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. Albert Einstein

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

No matter who you are or what you look like, how you started off, or how and who you love, America is a place where you can write your own destiny. Barack Obama

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. Anne Frank

Life is a flower of which love is the honey. Victor Hugo

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

Little by little, one travels far. J.R.R. Tolkien

It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you, it’s who you are. Elvis Presley

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. Bruce Lee

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. Malcolm X

You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius

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

I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls. Martin Luther King Jr

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. Marilyn Monroe

The path to success is to take massive, determined action. Tony Robbins

God helps those that help themselves. Benjamin Franklin

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin

Part 2. Famous Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Quotes Of All Time (Einstein, Mother Teresa, Picasso, etc.)

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Keep calm and carry on. Winston Churchill

I came, I saw, I conquered. Julius Caesar

I think, therefore I am. René Descartes

To be, or not to be, that is the question. William Shakespeare

That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong

Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Benjamin Franklin

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That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

Family is the most important thing in the world. Diana, Princess of Wales

All I was doing was trying to get home from work. Rosa Parks

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

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Muhammad Ali

Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. Confucius

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. Vince Lombardi

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. Wayne Gretzky

Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa

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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. Albert Einstein

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Mae West

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. Helen Keller

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

Good artists copy, great artists steal. Pablo Picasso

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. Thomas A. Edison

If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right. Henry Ford

Better to die standing than to live on your knees. Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Big Brother is watching you. George Orwell

Short Famous Quotes

One-liners, short famous quotes, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.
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Genius is eternal patience. Michelangelo

No. Rosa Parks

Fear is stupid. So are regrets. Marilyn Monroe

Do something worth remembering. Elvis Presley

Elegance is refusal. Coco Chanel

Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln

Puns are the highest form of literature. Alfred Hitchcock

A boo is a lot louder than a cheer. Lance Armstrong

Get busy living, or get busy dying. Stephen King

I’m not afraid of dying, I’m afraid of not trying. Jay-Z

Be proud of who you are. Eminem

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Not all those who wander are lost. J.R.R. Tolkien

Better to build a bridge than a wall. Elton John

Be the hero of your own story. Joe Rogan

The only failure is not to try. George Clooney

Nobody can hurt me without my permission. Mahatma Gandhi

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was. Muhammad Ali

Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Vince Lombardi

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Whatever you do, do with all your might. Cicero

Man – a being in search of meaning. Plato

Your past does not equal your future. Tony Robbins

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears. Adele

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci

We need fantasy to survive reality. Lady Gaga

It’s fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney

Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it. Salvador Dali

What worries you, masters you. John Locke

There is nothing impossible to him who will try. Alexander the Great

The future starts today, not tomorrow. Pope John Paul II

You are what you believe yourself to be. Paulo Coelho

Stumbling is not falling. Malcolm X

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Inspirational Famous Quotes

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The best way to predict your future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. John F. Kennedy

If not us, who? If not now, when? John F. Kennedy

Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America. Barack Obama

It is you, the young and fearless at heart, the most diverse and educated generation in our history, who the nation is waiting to follow. Barack Obama

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. Oprah Winfrey

When our memories outweigh our dreams, it is then that we become old. Bill Clinton

We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle. Marilyn Monroe

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. Audrey Hepburn

I am basically a feminist. I think that women can do anything they decide to do. Grace Kelly

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Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. Elvis Presley

Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can. Hillary Clinton

Never doubt yourself. Never change who you are. Don’t care what people think and just go for it. Britney Spears

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off. Kevin Hart

Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. Kobe Bryant

I like criticism. It makes you strong. LeBron James

We don’t want to tell our dreams. We want to show them. Cristiano Ronaldo

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. Muhammad Ali

If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don’t back down. Eminem

Creativity is intelligence having fun. Albert Einstein

I just don’t want to be hampered by my own limitations. Barbra Streisand

Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it. James Baldwin

Do what you have to do, to do what you want to do. Denzel Washington

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Power is not given to you. You have to take it. Beyonce

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Nelson Mandela

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. Isaac Newton

One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. Sigmund Freud

Learn to value yourself, which means: to fight for your happiness. Ayn Rand

You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin

Funny And Surprising Famous Quotes

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I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact. Elon Musk

I don’t care what you think of me. I don’t think of you at all. Coco Chanel

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. Abraham Lincoln

If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck. Elvis Presley

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey

Fame is like caviar, you know — it’s good to have caviar but not when you have it at every meal. Marilyn Monroe

I don’t have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit. Elizabeth Taylor

Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand. Kurt Vonnegut

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If you can’t convince them, confuse them. Harry S. Truman

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

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde

Always roll up the sleeves on your shirt. It gives the impression that you’re working, even if you’re not. Ashton Kutcher

The scruffier your beard, the sharper you need to dress. Ashton Kutcher

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The best things in life are free. The second best things are very expensive. Coco Chanel

I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven. Barbra Streisand

Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening. Bill Clinton

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. Benjamin Franklin

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. Edgar Allan Poe

Deep And Emotional Famous Quotes

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You laugh at me because I’m different I laugh at you because you’re all the same. Lady Gaga

If you don’t have any shadows you’re not in the light. Lady Gaga

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. Confucius

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. Bruce Lee

Often it isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the little pebble in your shoe. Muhammad Ali

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. Elvis Presley

No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they’re pretty, even if they aren’t. Marilyn Monroe

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. Julius Caesar

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Søren Kierkegaard

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Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable. Cristiano Ronaldo

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

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey

Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful. Sophia Loren

A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of the sheep. Lionel Messi

My ruthless desire to win at all costs served me well on the bike but the level it went to, for whatever reason, is a flaw. That desire, that attitude, that arrogance. Lance Armstrong

I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against. Malcolm X

I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider. Elton John

Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters. Eminem

Hurt me with the truth. Don’t comfort me with a lie. Rihanna

It’s easy to fool the eye but it’s hard to fool the heart. Al Pacino

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Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. John F. Kennedy

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter)

Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today’s mighty oak is yesterday’s nut that held its ground. Rosa Parks

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. Gloria Steinem

Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do. Voltaire

Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. William Shakespeare

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Wise Famous Quotes (Words Of Wisdom)

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Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. Plato

We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. John F. Kennedy

Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. Coco Chanel

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. C.S. Lewis

The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them. Stephen King

You should never take more than you give. Elton John

Take a long pause …breathe and know that things are happening for you not to you. Ashton Kutcher

It’s nice to be important, but it’s also important to be nice. Never forget that. Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat)

You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. George Clooney

Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out. Barbra Streisand

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Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you. George R.R. Martin

A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can’t play the part of a wise man. Malcolm X

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. Bruce Lee

I don’t care that they stole my idea… I care that they don’t have any of their own. Nikola Tesla

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare

Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett

Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things. Isaac Newton

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. Nicolaus Copernicus

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Peter Drucker

People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power. Bill Clinton

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. Voltaire

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Immanuel Kant

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Part 3. Famous Quotes From Movies

Hasta la vista, baby. Terminator

I’ll be back. Terminator

Salvation lies within. Shawshank Redemption

Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies. Shawshank Redemption

I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying. Shawshank Redemption

Elementary, my dear Watson. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

I am your father. Star Wars

May the Force be with you. Star Wars

Chewie, we’re home. Star Wars

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope. Star Wars

May the Force be with you. Star Wars

You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for $1.50 in late fees at the public library. Good Will Hunting

You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to. Good Will Hunting

Going in one more round when you don’t think you can. That’s what makes all the difference in your life. Rocky Balboa

Wax on, wax off. The Karate Kid

Life’s simple. You make choices and you don’t look back. The Fast and The Furious

The most important thing in life will always be the people in this room. Right here, right now. The Fast and The Furious

I’m having an old friend for dinner. The Silence of the Lambs

Houston, we have a problem. Apollo 13

I feel the need – the need for speed! Top Gun

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. Forrest Gump

I don’t want to survive. I want to live. 12 Years a Slave

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn. Gone With the Wind

The name’s Bond. James Bond. James Bond

I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse. The Godfather

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. The Godfather

Here’s looking at you, kid. Casablanca

There’s no place like home. The Wizard of Oz

Show me the money! Jerry Maguire

Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads. Back to the Future

Good morning, Vietnam! Good Morning, Vietnam

You’re gonna need a bigger boat. Jaws

Love means never having to say you’re sorry. Love Story

They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our freedom! Braveheart

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. When Harry Met Sally

I’m the king of the world! Titanic

You get what you settle for. Thelma and Louise

The things you own end up owning you. Fight Club

Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. Fight Club

We buy things we don’t need, to impress people we don’t like. Fight Club

It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything. Fight Club

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Part 4. Conclusion

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama

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