Famous Quotes and Sayings

Here’s a list of some famous quotes and sayings that you’ve probably heard at least once. These are quotes that tend to be inspirational rather than just famous.

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

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

“I never thought of losing, but now that it’ s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.” – Muhammad Ali

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

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

“Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” – Lao Tzu

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” – William Shakespeare

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” – Confucius

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin

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

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

“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 Purkey

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charles Chaplin

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

“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a 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 life, fight for it!” – Mother Teresa

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

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

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“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

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

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

“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

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

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

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

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

“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” – Oscar Wilde

“I don’t forgive people because I’m weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.” – Marilyn Monroe

“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

“Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon

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

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” – Sun Tzu

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