The Most Famous Quotes of All Time
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The Most Famous Quotes of All Time

Even the world’s most successful individuals have experienced their fair share of setbacks and hardships. People who become famous are usually extraordinary in some way. They’ve out-worked their competition and poured blood, sweat, and tears into getting to the very top. The insight and experience of others is a valuable source of inspiration and motivation.

Learning from famous people is a fantastic way to grow. Feeding your mind inspiring quotes is a great practice to boost your positivity. Here are the most famous quotes of all time. Enjoy!

The Ultimate List Of The Worlds Most Famous Quotes

Top 10 Famous Quotes

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

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

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.” – Steve Jobs

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. Oprah Winfrey

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

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

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. Marilyn Monroe

“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston S. Churchill

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. Aristotle

“First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.” – Aristotle

Most Famous Quotes

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“I’m a slow walker, but I never walk back.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

“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

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

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso

“Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.” – Voltaire

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

“Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” – Benjamin Franklin

“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

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” – Thomas Jefferson

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” – Albert Einstein

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.” – Steve Jobs

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama

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

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

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling

“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

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

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

“The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.” – Thomas Edison

“The greater damage for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it it too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo

“The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.” – Mark Twain

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

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

“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

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

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

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

“We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” – Jimmy Carter

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

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

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

“You could be the world’s best garbage man, the world’s best model; it don’t matter what you do if you’re the best.” – Muhammad Ali

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss

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“The only failure is not to try.” – George Clooney

“Elegance is refusal.” – Coco

“Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A smile is the best makeup a girl could wear.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A boo is a lot louder than a cheer.” – Lance Armstrong

“A man’s true wealth is the good he does in the world.” – Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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

“All that we see and seem is but a dream within a dream.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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

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

“Ability is of little account without opportunity.” – Lucille Ball

“Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.” – Elvis Presley

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama

“Be proud of who you are.” – Eminem

“Be the hero of your own story.” – Joe Rogan

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

“Better to build a bridge than a wall.” – Elton John

“Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” – Confucius

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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

“Big Brother is watching you.” – George Orwell

“Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun.” – Albert Einstein

“Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken.” – Amy Poehler

“Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.” – Josh Billings

“Criticism is easy; achievement is difficult.” – Winston Churchill

“Do something worth remembering.” – Elvis Presley

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Do what you have to do, to do what you want to do.” – Denzel Washington

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

“Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.” – Henry Ford

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem

“Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

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

“Enjoy all you have while pursuing all you want.” – Jim Rohn

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

“Experience has been a stern but excellent teacher.” – Og Mandino

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

“Find people who will make you better.” – Michelle Obama

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” – Muhammad Ali

“Genius is eternal patience.” – Michelangelo

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” – Pablo Picasso

“God helps those that help themselves.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Get busy living, or get busy dying.” – Stephen King

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

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

“I came, I saw, I conquered.” – Julius Caesar

“I enjoy every day, because I choose to.” – Tony Clark

“I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – LeBron James

“I think, therefore I am.” – René Descartes

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh

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

“If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” – Malcolm X

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

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – J.K. Rowling

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

“It’s fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

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

“Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill

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

“Man – a being in search of meaning.” – Plato

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” – Seneca

“Only a mediocre person is always at his best.” – W. Somerset Maugham

“Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.” – Voltaire

“Peace begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Power is not given to you. You have to take it.” – Beyoncé

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

“Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.” – Anthony Robbins

“Reading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body.” – Brian Tracy

“Simplicity is the key to brilliance.” – Bruce Lee

“Stumbling is not falling.” – Malcolm X

“Stay hungry, stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

“The best way out is always through.” – Robern Frost

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” – Plato

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” – John Muir

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

“The root of suffering is attachment.” – Buddha

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

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

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

“To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage.” – Confucius

“Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.” – Robert H. Schuller

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

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

“Well done, is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

“We tend to get what we expect.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“We need fantasy to survive reality.” – Lady Gaga

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

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

“Whatever you do, do with all your might.” – Cicero

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi

“You become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey

“You are what you believe yourself to be.” – Paulo Coelho

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

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

“Your past does not equal your future.” – Tony Robbins

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

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

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

Funny Famous Quotes

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“Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” – James A. Garfield

“Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” – Ambrose Bierce

“I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.” – S.E. Hinton

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire

“I have always been a huge admirer of my own work. I’m one of the funniest and most entertaining writers I know.” – Mel Brooks

“I’d like to live like a poor man—only with lots of money.” – Pablo Picasso

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde

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

“It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.” – Thomas Sowell

“My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?” – Charles Schulz

“Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” – Cary Grant

“Age is something that doesn’t matter unless you are a cheese.” – Luis Bunuel

“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” – Mark Twain

“We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – W. H. Auden

“Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” – Mark Twain

“My wife is going to kill me. But you look like my wife, so that’s OK!” – Jay Leno

“I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.” – W. C. Fields

“Every man has his follies—and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.” – Josh Billings

“My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.” – J. P. Getty

“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess

“I never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll be glad to make an exception.” – Groucho Marx

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” – Mark Twain

“Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God’s final word on where your lips end.” – Jerry Seinfeld

“Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.” – Oscar Levant

“Our intent will not be to create gridlock. Oh, except maybe from time to time.” – Sen. Bob Dole

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns

“He who can does—he who cannot, teaches.” – George Bernard Shaw

“She’s a wonderful, wonderful person, and we’re looking to a happy and wonderful night—ah, life.” – Sen. Ted Kennedy

“If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” – Henny Youngman

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey

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

Inspirational Famous Quotes

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“A Clear Vision, Backed By Definite Plans, Gives You A Tremendous Feeling Of Confidence And Personal Power.” – Brian Tracy

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard M. Baruch

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, the just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.” – Steve Jobs

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window — or break down a door.” – Brooke Shields

“I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” – 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

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will.” – George Bernard Shaw

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle

“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

“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K. Rowling

“Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully.” – Albert Camus

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.” – Charles Kettering

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

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

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

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

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

“The Future Belongs To The Competent. Get Good, Get Better, Be The Best!” – Brian Tracy

“There are also countless writers, movie directors, and inventors whose ideas that have made them famous got their creative ideas from dreams.” – Michelle Hunt

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor, Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” – Bil Keane

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar

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

“You’re not defined by your past; you’re prepared by it. You’re stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence.” – Joel Osteen

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“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.

Motivational Famous Quotes

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

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

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“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

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

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

“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

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

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” – Thomas J. Watson

“It is hard to fail but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“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

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

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

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.” – Francis Bacon

“The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

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

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhartl

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.” – Arthur C. Clarke

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” – Thomas A. Edison

“To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.” – Franklin Roosevelt

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.” – Maya Angelou

“We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.” – Dr. Henry Link

“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

“Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.” – Leah LaBelle

Famous Quotes By Women

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“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in.” – Hillary Clinton

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

“As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in.” – Helen Keller

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” – Princess Diana

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

“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

“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

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness comes from you. No one else can make you happy. You make you happy.” – Beyoncé

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

“I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.” – Adele

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” – Marilyn Monroe

“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” – Marilyn Monroe

“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg

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

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

“In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.” – Anne Frank

“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

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn

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

“One of the lessons that i grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.” – Michelle Obama

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” – Coco Chanel

“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“When you end up happily married, even the failed relationships have worked beautifully to get you there.” – Julia Roberts

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

Famous Quotes About Life

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“You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

“You only pass through this life once, you don’t come back for an encore.” – Elvis Presley

“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes

“When you’re lucky enough to meet your one person, then life takes a turn for the best. It can’t get better than that.” – John Krasinski

“Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.” – Diane Sawyer

“We begin, then, with the basic premise that the purpose of our life is to seek happiness. It is a vision of happiness as a real objective, one that we can take positive steps toward achieving.” – Dalai Lama

“There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.” – Federico Fellini

“There is just one life for each of us: our own.” – Euripides

“There are three things you can do with your life: You can waste it, you can spend it, or you can invest it. The best use of your life is to invest it in something that will last longer than your time on Earth.” – Rick Warren

“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

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

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

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey

“The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.” – Frank Sinatra

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

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing.” – By Helen Keller

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

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure… but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

“May you live all the days of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

“Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.” – Stephen Hawking

“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” – Hans Christian Andersen

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” – Allen Saunders

“Life is trying things to see if they work.” – Ray Bradbury

“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Charles Swindoll

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

“Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.” – D. H. Lawrence

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

“Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” – Oscar Wilde

“Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.” – Charles Dickens

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

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

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

“Life is a long lesson in humility.” – James M. Barrie

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – Charles Swindoll

“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown

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

“In order to write about life first you must live it.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like?” – Brian Tracy

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.” – Nathan Hale

“I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.” – Anthony Robbins

“I believe that nothing in life is unimportant every moment can be a beginning.” – John McLeod

“Happiness is not a goal … it’s a by-product of a life well lived.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“Every once in a while I can catch a glimpse of her when she doesn’t see me looking, and I have this moment where I’m like, ‘If you only make bad decisions for the rest of your life, you made one really good decision.’” – Justin Timberlake

“Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life.” – John Wooden

“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine

“Being happy isn’t having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it’s about stringing together all the little things.” – Ann Brashares

“Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” – Buddha

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

“As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give.” – David DeNotaris

“An unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

“Happiness doesn’t come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do.” – Wilferd Peterson

“I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.” – Elbert Hubbard

“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

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller

“Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.” – Dale Carnegie

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho

“In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa

Famous Quotes About Love

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“Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” – William W. Purkey

“You need a mind open to possibility, conditioned to love the creative spirit we all have inside ourselves.” – Yanni

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

“You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor’ and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!” – Jesus, Matthew 5:43-44

“We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness – and call it love – true love.” – Robert Fulghum

“We should love unquenchably, dream unfalteringly, and work unceasingly.” – Max Lucado

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

“There is no remedy for love but to love more.” – Henry David Thoreau

“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” – Sarah Dessen

“The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference.” – Elie Wiesel

“The Only Way To Do Great Work Is To Love What You Do. If You Haven’t Found It Yet, Keep Looking. Don’t Settle.” – Steve Jobs

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who loves fully is prepared to die at any time.” – Mark Twain

“Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.” – Mother Theresa

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

“Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” – Mark Twain

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa

“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

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley

“Love might be one the hardest feelings to verbally express — well, besides the classic “I love you.” These famous sayings might help you find the words you’re looking for when it comes to true love, dating, and marriage.”

“Love is the hardest habit to break and the most difficult to satisfy.” – Drew Barrymore

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” – C. S. Lewis

“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it, but you can feel it.” – Nicholas Sparks

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost

“Love is a serious mental disease.” – Plato

“Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.” – John Lennon

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

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa

“It’s a humbling thing when you find someone to love. Even better if you’ve been waiting your whole life.” – George Clooney

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – Andr Gide

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

“If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others.” – Dalai Lama

“If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.” – Maya Angelou

“If faith asks, it will receive; if hope seeks, it will find; and if love knocks, the door will be opened to it.” – Charles Spurgeon

“I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter.” – Elllen DeGeneres

“I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” – Benjamin Franklin

“God put you on this earth because He loves you and He has a plan for you.” – Nick Vujicic

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

“Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.” – St. Augustine

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz

“A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” – Frank Sinatra

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” – Ingrid Bergman

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

Famous Quotes About Success

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“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” – Tony Robbins

“Your attitude is either the lock on or key to your door of success.” – Denis Waitley

“You’ll never achieve real success unless you like what you’re doing.” – Dale Carnegie

“You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.”

“You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.” – Thomas J. Watson

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

“There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.” – Lauren Conrad

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford

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

“The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.” – John D. Rockefeller Jr.

“The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.” – Tommy Hilfiger

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi

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

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

“The key to success is to develop a winning edge.” – Brian Tracy

“The key to success is failure.” – Michael Jordan

“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without.” – Elie Wiesel

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

“Success? I don’t know what that word means. I’m happy. But success, that goes back to what in somebody’s eyes success means. For me, success is inner peace. That’s a good day for me.” – Denzel Washington

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

“Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.” – Dax Shepard

“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” – George S. Patton

“Success is a matter of sticking to a set of common sense principles anyone can master.” – Earl Nightingale

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates

“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein

“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Others don’t realize that the real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job; that you can best get to the top by getting to the bottom of things – and then climbing those stairs, one at a time.” – Zig Ziglar

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.” – Sigmund Freud

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

“I failed my way to success.” – Thomas Edison

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale

“Feel like you’re stuck in a slump at work? Find your motivation by reading these sayings about success, drive, and passion.”

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember — the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar

“Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters.” – Eminem

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan

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

“Money doesn’t buy you happiness, but it buys you a big enough yacht to sail right up to it.” – Johnny Depp

Famous Quotes About Change

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“You put your intention and your attention on what it is that you want to shift and change.” – Wayne Dyer

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou

“Superior Leaders Are Willing To Admit A Mistake And Cut Their Losses. Be Willing To Admit That You’ve Changed Your Mind. Don’t Persist When The Original Decision Turns Out To Be A Poor One.”

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen

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

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.” – Robert Kennedy

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

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

“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

“Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Unless you’re continually improving your skills, you’re quickly becoming irrelevant.” – Stephen Covey

Famous Quotes About Friendship

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“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

“You’ll be richer in the end than a prince, if you’re a friend.” – Edgar A. Guest

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis

“Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus

“Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot

“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” – Jim Morrison

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – William Shakespeare

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” – Socrates

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow Wilson

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey

“True friends are always together in spirit.” – L.M. Montgomery

“Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.” – Jesse Owens

“There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.” – Jennifer Aniston

“A good friend is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.” – Irish Proverb

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.” – Jane Austen

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Famous Quotes About Family

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“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” – Anthony Brandt

“When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” – Guy Lafleur

“The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.” – Marge Kennedy

“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” – John Wooden

“Being part of a family means smiling for photos.” – Harry Morgan

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” – Wanda Hope Carter

“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” – Josiah

“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” – John C. Maxwell

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” – Peter Buffett

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu

“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Some people are worth melting for.” – Olaf

“It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” – Philip Green

“The family is the first essential cell of human society.” – Pope John XXIII

“Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” – Niki Taylor

“In time of test, family is best.” – Burmese Proverb

“We may have our differences, but nothing’s more important than family.” – Coco

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” – Candace Cameron Bure

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” – Lee Iacocca

“Life is beautiful. It’s about giving. It’s about family.” – Walt Disney

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” – Jane Howard

“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” – Lisa Weed

“Family is family.” – Linda Linney

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” – Barbara Bush

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.” – Evan Esar

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” – Brad Henry

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” – Albert Einstein

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

“Ohana means family and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.” – Stitch

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” – Romans 12:9

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.” – Winston Churchill

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” – Michael Imperioli

“I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends, and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.” – Lil’ Kim

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

“This is my family. I found it all on my own. It’s little, and broken, but still good. Yeah. Still good.” – Stitch

“The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” – Napoleon Hill

“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” – Dodie Smith

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach

Famous Quotes About Leadership

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“The True Test Of Leadership Is How Well You Function In A Crisis.”

“The Three ‘C’s’ Of Leadership Are Consideration, Caring, And Courtesy. Be Polite To Everyone.”

“The Key Responsibility Of Leadership Is To Think About The Future. No One Else Can Do It For You.”

“Respect Is The Key Determinant Of High-Performance Leadership. How Much People Respect You Determines How Well They Perform.”

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight Eisenhower

“Leadership is The Ability To Get Extraordinary Achievement From Ordinary People”

“Leadership is More Who You Are Than What You Do.”

“Integrity Is The Most Valuable And Respected Quality Of Leadership. Always Keep Your Word.”

“I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“Entrepreneurial Leadership Requires The Ability To Move Quickly When Opportunity Presents Itself.”

“Clarity Is The Key To Effective Leadership. What Are Your Goals?”

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” – Andrew Carnegie

“Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. that’s the classic entrepreneur.” – Mohnish Pabrai

“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. followers think and talk about the problems.”

“Leaders set high standards. refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.”

“Leaders never use the word failure. they look upon setbacks as learning experiences.”

“Leaders concentrate single-mindedly on one thing– the most important thing, and they stay at it until it’s complete.”

“Leaders are never satisfied; they continually strive to be better.”

“Leaders are innovative, entrepreneurial, and future-oriented. they focus on getting the job done.”

“Leaders are anticipatory thinkers. they consider all consequences of their behaviors before they act.”

“The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. walk softly.”

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

Famous Quotes About Perseverance

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“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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

“Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” – Louis Pasteur

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

“Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“I was taught the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.” – Marie Curie

“A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.” – George M. Moore Jr.

“Ask yourself this question: ‘Will this matter a year from now?’” – Richard Carlson

“A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” – B.F. Skinner

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you … never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.” – Vince Lombardi

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather

“As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

“Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.” – Leigh Mitchell Hodges

“We will either find a way or make one.” – Hannibal

“Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.” – James A. Michener

“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” – Walter Elliot

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth

“The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” – Julie Andrews

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein

“Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich

“What if I told you that 10 years from now, your life would be exactly the same? I doubt you’d be happy. So, why are you so afraid of change?” – Karen Salmansohn

Famous Quotes From Books

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“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” – Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice)

“Brave doesn’t mean you’re not scared. It means you go on even though you’re scared.” – Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give)

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (The Little Prince)

“Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold.” – S. E. Hinton (The Outsiders)

“We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.” – Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale)

“If you have the guts to be yourself, other people’ll pay your price.” – John Updike (Rabbit, Run)

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” – John Green (The Fault in Our Stars)

“Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.” – Ralph Ellison (Invisible Man)

“Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.” – Aldous Huxley (Brave New World Revisited)

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am.” – Sylvia Plath (The Bell Jar)

“There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (The Two Towers)

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)

“Ever’body’s askin’ that. ‘What we comin’ to?’ Seems to me we don’t never come to nothin’. Always on the way.” – John Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath)

“So it goes…” – Kurt Vonnegut (Slaughterhouse-Five)

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” – John Green (Looking for Alaska)

“And may the odds be ever in your favor.” – Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games)

“Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.” – Alice Walker (The Color Purple)

“You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.” – Cormac McCarthy (The Road)

“All we can know is that we know nothing. And that’s the height of human wisdom.” – Leo Tolstoy (War and Peace)

“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” – Willa Cather (The Song of the Lark)

“Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.” – William Golding (Lord of the Flies)

“‘But man is not made for defeat,’ he said. ‘A man can be destroyed but not defeated.’” – Ernest Hemingway (The Old Man and the Sea)

“The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past.” – William Faulkner (Requiem for a Nun)

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” – Daphne du Maurier (Rebecca)

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.” – Charlotte Brontë (Jane Eyre)

“The voice of the sea is seductive, never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander in abysses of solitude.” – Kate Chopin (The Awakening)

“Oh, the places you’ll go! You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.” – Dr. Seuss (Oh, the Places You’ll Go)

“Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The memories I value most, I don’t ever see them fading.” – Kazuo Ishiguro (Never Let Me Go)

“And so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby)

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy (Anna Karenina)

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” – J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan)

“I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.” – Donna Tartt (The Goldfinch)

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë (Wuthering Heights)

“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.” – Jonathan Safran Foer (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)

“The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there… and still on your feet.” – Stephen King (The Stand)

“Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.” – J. D. Salinger (The Catcher in the Rye)

“Call me Ishmael.” – Herman Melville (Moby Dick)

“All human wisdom is summed up in these two words – ‘Wait and hope.’” – Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo)

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God)

“It was a pleasure to burn.” – Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451 )

“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Grey)

“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit)

“Then you must teach my daughter this same lesson. How to lose your innocence but not your hope. How to laugh forever.” – Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club)

“What does the brain matter compared with the heart?” – Virginia Woolf (Mrs. Dalloway)

“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.” – Jane Austen (Sense and Sensibility)

“We dream in our waking moments, and walk in our sleep.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne (The Scarlet Letter)

“Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You’re given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.” – Madeleine L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time)

“Why, sometimes, I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Lewis Carroll (Through the Looking-Glass)

“So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.” – Norton Juster (The Phantom Tollbooth)

“For you, a thousand times over.” – Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.” – George Orwell (Animal Farm)

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.” – Haruki Murakami (Kafka on the Shore)

“This above all: To thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” – William Shakespeare (Hamlet)

“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L. M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables)

“‘Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.’” – E.B. White (Charlotte’s Web)

“When you play the game of thrones you win or you die.” – George R. R. Martin (A Game of Thrones)

“My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” – Charles Dickens (David Copperfield)

“There is always something left to love.” – Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude)

“’And now,’ cried Max, ‘let the wild rumpus start!’” – Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are)

“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” – Mary Shelley (Frankenstein)

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” – Milan Kundera (Nineteen Eighty-Four)

“Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.” – Milan Kundera (The Unbearable Lightness of Being)

“Love is holy because it is like grace – the worthiness of its object is never really what matters.” – Marilynne Robinson (Gilead)

“From that time on, the world was hers for the reading. She would never be lonely again, never miss the lack of intimate friends. Books became her friends and there was one for every mood.” – Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.” – Anthony Doerr (All the Light We Cannot See)

“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.” – Nicole Krauss (The History of Love)

“Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.” – Toni Morrison (Beloved)

“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into an enormous insect.” – Franz Kafka (The Metamorphosis)

“There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love.” – Dodie Smith (I Capture the Castle)

“You don’t know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but that ain’t no matter.” – Mark Twain (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

“It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.” – Roald Dahl (The Witches)

“Each time you happen to me all over again.” – Edith Wharton (The Age of Innocence)

“The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is 42.” – Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy)

“Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennessee Williams (The Glass Menagerie)

“Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.” – Margery Williams (Velveteen Rabbit)

“He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.” – Chinua Achebe (Things Fall Apart)

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” – Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist)

“Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Stephen King (Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption)

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” – William Shakespeare (The Tempest)

“Tomorrow I’ll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.” – Margaret Mitchell (Gone with the Wind)

“It is nothing to die; it is dreadful not to live.” – Victor Hugo (Les Misérables)

“You pierce my soul. I am half agony. Half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone for ever.” – Jane Austen (Persuasion)

“Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.” – Joseph Heller (Catch-22)

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott (Little Women)

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway (A Farewell to Arms)

“The longer I live, the more uninformed I feel. Only the young have an explanation for everything.” – Isabel Allende (City of the Beasts)

“Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.” – William Goldman (The Princess Bride)

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.” – Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.” – William Shakespeare (As You Like It)

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” – Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities)

“A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean questions: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well — or ill?” – John Steinbeck (East of Eden)

“Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.” – Truman Capote (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)

“But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.” – William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)

“How easy it was to lie to strangers, to create with strangers the versions of our lives we imagined.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Americanah)

“Very few castaways can claim to have survived so long at sea as Mr. Patel, and none in the company of an adult Bengal tiger.” – Yann Martel (Life of Pi)

“I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.” – Ernest Hemingway (The Sun Also Rises)

“The same substance composes us — the tree overhead, the stone beneath us, the bird, the beast, the star — we are all one, all moving to the same end.” – P.L. Travers (Mary Poppins)

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone)

Famous Quotes From Movies

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“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” – Walt Disney Company, Mulan

“You can’t handle the truth!” – A Few Good Men, 1992

“I’ll be back.” – The Terminator, 1984

“I’m walking here! I’m walking here!” – Midnight Cowboy, 1969

“Rosebud.” – Citizen Kane, 1941

“Elementary, my dear Watson.” – The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1939

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” – Cool Hand Luke, 1967

“E.T. phone home.” – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, 1982

“All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.” – Sunset Boulevard, 1950

“Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.” – Back to the Future, 1985

“Hasta la vista, baby.” – Terminator 2: Judgment Day, 1991

“That’ll do, pig. That’ll do.” – Babe, 1995

“It’s alive! It’s alive!” – Frankenstein, 1931

“Stella! Hey, Stella!” – A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951

“Houston, we have a problem.” – Apollo 13, 1995

“You’re killin’ me, Smalls.” – The Sandlot, 1993

“Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” – All About Eve, 1950

“Inconceivable!” – The Princess Bride, 1987

“Bond. James Bond.” – Dr. No, 1962

“I’m the king of the world!” – Titanic, 1997

“A martini. Shaken, not stirred.” – Goldfinger, 1964

“Here’s looking at you, kid.” – Casablanca,1942

“I am your father.” – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, 1980

“There’s no crying in baseball!” – A League of Their Own, 1992

“Well, nobody’s perfect.” – Some Like it Hot, 1959

“Just keep swimming.” – Finding Nemo, 2003

“As if!” – Clueless, 1995

“May the Force be with you.” – Star Wars, 1977

“The stuff that dreams are made of.” – The Maltese Falcon, 1941

“You is kind. You is smart. You is important.” – The Help, 2011

“I’ll have what she’s having.” – When Harry Met Sally, 1989

“Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” – Dirty Dancing, 1987

“You had me at ‘hello.’” – Jerry Maguire, 1996

“Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!” – Auntie Mame, 1958

“There’s no place like home.” – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

“You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.” – On the Waterfront, 1954

“Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” – Dead Poets Society, 1989

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” – Jaws, 1975

“It was beauty killed the beast.” – King Kong, 1933

“To infinity and beyond!” – Toy Story, 1995

“Snap out of it!” – Moonstruck, 1987

“Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” – The Pride of the Yankees, 1942

“Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” – The Godfather Part II, 1974

“If you build it, he will come.” – Field of Dreams, 1989

“Here’s Johnny!” – The Shining, 1980

“You talking to me?” – Taxi Driver, 1976

“They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our freedom!” – Braveheart, 1995

“My precious.” – The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers, 2002

“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

“My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” – Forrest Gump, 1994

“Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?” – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937

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