Famous Quotes On The Web

Some of the best advices I have received in life have come from words(quotes) spoken by people I have never had the opportunity to see or meet. Most of these quotes are now the foundation of whatever I have acquired in life. In this edition of Quotes, I have put together a collection of famous quotes from different authors. I hope you find it useful like I did. Also you can check out my other edition Top Ten Quotes and Quotes Collections.


“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

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” ―Apple Inc.

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ―Marilyn Monroe

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

"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity." ―Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." ―Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." ―Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” ―Bernard Baruch

“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

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.ʉۥMother Teresa

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
―Mother Teresa

More Famous Quotes

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss

“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

"Marriage is one long conversation checkered by disputes."
―Robert Louis Stevenson

"Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody." ―Benjamin Franklin

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."― Mother Teresa

"Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future." ―John F. Kennedy

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."ʉۥDalai Lama

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

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

“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.” ―Elie Wiesel

"It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them." ―Dalai Lama

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves." ―Dalai Lama

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." ―Martin Luther King

"Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." ―Sun-Tzu

"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark." ―Howard Ruff

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

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

“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.” ―Garrison Keillor

“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.” ―Mother Teresa

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

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." ―Buddha

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned."

Extra Famous Quotes

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
―Dr. Seuss.

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

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

“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.” ―John Lennon

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.”
―John Lennon

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

“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.”
―Mother Teresa

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.” ―Albert Einstein

“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

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

“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..” ―Nicholas Sparks

"Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it."
―John Maxwell

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ―Walt Emerson

"Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try." ―Mary Kay Ash

“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.” ―Abraham Lincoln

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” ―William Shakespeare

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

"Give it all you've got because you never know if there's going to be a next time." ―Danielle Ingrum