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Famous Life Quote



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Famous Life Quote 1-5

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. ~Carl Jung

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it. ~Thomas Jefferson

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

To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart -and to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love. ~Karl von Bonstetten

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance ~it is the illusion of knowledge. ~Daniel J. Boorstin

Famous Life Quote 6-10

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

The longest journey of any person is the journey inward. ~Dag Hammarskjold

Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances. ~La Fontaine

No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor. ~Danish proverb

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ~Pablo Picasso

Famous Life Quote 11-15

If you can forgive and move on with your life, you can find peace. ~ You must learn how to forgive, not only other people, but also yourself. ~Tyler Perry

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~Honore de Balzac

We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves. ~Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?

Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always make you less than you are. ~Malcolm Forbes

In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season. ~Bill Vaughan

Famous Life Quote 16-20

A smile of encouragement at the right moment may act like sunlight on a closed-up flower; it may be the turning point for a struggling life. ~Author unknown

The world needs all the help you can give by way of cheerful, optimistic, inspiring thought and personal example. ~Grenville Kleiser

The small choices and decisions we make a hundred times a day add up to determining the kind of world we live in. ~Harold S. Kushner

Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path. ~Henry Winkler

Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back. ~Thomas Sowell

Famous Life Quote 21-25

A smile of encouragement at the right moment may act like sunlight on a closed-up flower; it may be the turning point for a struggling life. ~Author unknown

The world needs all the help you can give by way of cheerful, optimistic, inspiring thought and personal example. ~Grenville Kleiser

The small choices and decisions we make a hundred times a day add up to determining the kind of world we live in. ~Harold S. Kushner

Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path. ~Henry Winkler

Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back. ~Thomas Sowell

Famous Life Quote 26-30

Some things have to be believed to be seen. ~Ralph Hodgson (1871~1962)

Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is. ~Mahabharata

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. ~Helen Keller

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away. ~Unknown

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. ~William Cowper

Famous Life Quote 31-35

You are not beaten until you admit it. ~George S. Patton Jr.

Simplicity is the peak of civilization. ~Jessie Sampter

Sorrow was like the wind. It came in gusts. ~Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

We go where our vision is. ~Joseph Murphy

We will be judged by how we treat the least among us. ~Anonymous Nun

Famous Life Quote 36-40

When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. ~W. Somerset Maugham, 'Of Human Bondage', 1915

Anyone who has gumption knows what it is, and anyone who hasn't can never know what it is. So there is no need of defining it. ~L. M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island, 1915

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

He who is good at excuses is generally good for nothing else. ~Samuel Foote

Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. ~Winston Churchill (1874~1965)

Famous Life Quote 41-45

Learning is the art of knowing how to use common sense to advantage. ~Josh Billings (1818~1885), Humorist

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. ~Henry Ford

Don't make use of another's mouth unless it has been lent to you. ~Belgian Proverb

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped. ~Calvin Coolidge, speech, June 11, 1928

Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth. ~Will Rogers, 'Politics Getting Ready to Jell,' The Illiterate Digest, 1924

Famous Life Quote 46-50

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them. ~Confucius (551~479 B.C.) Nature does not demand that we be perfect. It requires only that we grow. ~Josh Liebman (1907~1948),Rabbi and author

Don't part with your illusions. ~ When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. ~Mark Twain

When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everybody thinks of changing humanity, but nobody thinks of changing himself. ~Leo Tolstoy

Famous Life Quote 51-55

Parents can only give advice or put children on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in his own hands. ~Anne Frank

You have two choices in life: You can dissolve into the mainstream or you can be distinct. To be distinct you must be different. To be different, you must strive to be what no one else but you can be. ~Alan Ashley-Pitt

In youth we learn, in age we understand. ~Marie von Ebner~Eschenbach (1830~1916), Writer

Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake. ~Thoreau

Life is an escalator: You can move forward or backward; you cannot remain still. ~Patricia Russell~McCloud, Motivational speaker

Famous Life Quote 56-60

I believe life should be exciting all the time. There's no rule that says it can't be... ~Gary Null with Vicki Riba Koestler

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. ~Jim Rohn

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803~1882)

He who would go a hundred miles should consider ninety-nine as halfway. ~Japanese proverb

In the land of hope there is never any Winter. ~Russian proverb

Famous Life Quote 61-65

I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures. ~Earl Warren

Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who'll never find it out. ~Frank A. Clark, Writer

Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid. ~Publilius Syrus

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success—but only if you persist. ~Isaac Asimov

Make your life a mission—not an intermission. ~Arnold Glasgow

Famous Life Quote 66-70

I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures. ~Earl Warren

Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who'll never find it out. ~Frank A. Clark, Writer

Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid. ~Publilius Syrus

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success—but only if you persist. ~Isaac Asimov

Make your life a mission—not an intermission. ~Arnold Glasgow

Famous Life Quote 71-75

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event—it is a habit. ~Aristotle

Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. ~Robert G. Ingersoll (1833 ~1899)

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishment—there are consequences. ~Robert G. Ingersoll (1833 ~1899)

The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer everybody else up. ~Mark Twain

When you expect good, it's available constantly, and it makes itself a reality in your life. ~Alfre Woodard

Famous Life Quote 76-80

If you approach life with a sense of possibility and the expectation of positive results, you're more likely to have a life in which possibilities are realized and results are positive. ~Lisa Funderburg Writer

I want to remind you that failure is an event—it is not a person. Yesterday really did end last night. Today is a brand new day. That simply means that you can fail in an event, but by no stretch of imagination does that make you a failure as a person. ~Zig Ziglar, Motivational speaker

One should count each day a separate life. ~Seneca

Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning. ~Winston Churchill

The future is not there waiting for us. We create it by the power of imagination. ~Pir Vilayat Khan

Famous Life Quote 81-85

I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes. ~Omar Bradley

LEARN TO WRITE YOUR HURTS IN THE SAND AND TO CARVE YOUR BENEFITS IN STONE. ~Unknown

I used to always feel the important thing is that people respect me, not love me—but it is really much nicer when they love you, too. ~Rudolph W. Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. ~Zig Ziglar

If you say, I can‘t, YOU MUST!

Famous Life Quote 86-90

The book you don't read won't help. ~Jim Rohn

I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes. ~Omar Bradley

It's good to have money and the things money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven't lost the things money can't buy. ~George Horace Lormier

When you blame others, you give up your power to change. ~Robert Anthony, Educator

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. ~Arnold Bennett (1867~1931), Writer

Famous Life Quote 91-95

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 F. ~ Kennedy (1925~1968)

When a person realizes their littleness, their greatness can appear. ~H. G. Wells (1866~1946), Writer

Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects. ~Will Rogers

Human nature has grounds for hope, because love, in a sense, is inexhaustible. ~Steve Allen (1921~2000), Comedian

The school is not the end but only the beginning of an education. ~Calvin Coolidge

Famous Life Quote 96-100

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment. ~Rita Mae Brown Novelist

Experience isn't interesting till it begins to repeat itself~in fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience. ~Elizabeth Bowen (1899~1973)Writer

If you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. ~Yiddish proverb

Trust but verify. ~Russian proverb

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772~1834), Poet and philosopher

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