105 Most Famous Quotes Of All Time To Inspire You

Are you looking for some inspirational quotes and thoughts? Here we have brought you some motivational most famous quotes said by some successful people. Hope these quotes will be helpful for you.

Most Famous Inspirational Quotes

1. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” ― Walt Whitman

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

3. “Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

4. “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

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

6. “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

7. “Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso

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

9. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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

11. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” ― Paulo Coelho

12. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

13. “Peace begins with a smile..” ― Mother Teresa

14. “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis

15. “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ― A.A. Milne

16. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett

17. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett

Most Famous Life Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” ― Dalai Lama

27. “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ― Marie Curie

28. “Life is too short for long-term grudges.” ― Elon Musk

29. “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.” ― Sai Baba

30. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ― Lao Tzu

31. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” ― Stephen Chbosky

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

Most Famous Motivational Quotes

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

34. “We should not give up and not allow the problem to defeat us.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

35. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ― Charles R. Swindoll

36. “When something is important, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” ― Elon Musk

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

38. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ― Lao Tzu

39. “Well done is better than well said.” ― Benjamin Franklin

40. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” ― Tony Robbins

41. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

42. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

43. “You can’t cross the sea by standing and staring at the water.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

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

45. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” ― Zig Ziglar

46. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” ― Napoleon Hill

47. “You can’t build a reputation for what you are going to do.” ― Henry Ford

Most Famous Wisdom Quotes

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

49. “It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool than to talk and remove all doubt of it.” ― Maurice Switzer

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

51. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle

52. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” ― Socrates

53. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” ― John Lennon

54. “Life—the way it really is—is a battle not between good and bad, but between bad and worse.” ― Joseph Brodsky

55. “Positive expectations are the mark of the superior personality.” ― Brian Tracy

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

57. “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson

58. “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” ― Confucius

59. “Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” ― John Wooden

60. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” ― Saint Augustine

61. “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” ― George Bernard Shaw

62. “Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

63. “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” ― John C. Maxwell

Most Famous Success Quotes

64. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” ― Albert Einstein

65. “Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.” ― Roy T. Bennett

66. “If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is playing, and z is keeping your mouth shut.” ― Albert Einstein

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

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

69. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” ― Dale Carnegie

70. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” ― Henry Ford

71. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

72. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” ― Pablo Picasso

73. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” ― Stephen Hawking

74. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” ― Abraham Lincoln

75. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ― Jim Rohn

76. “Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation, there is sure to be a failure.” ― Confucius

77. “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.” ― Oscar Wilde

78. “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.” ― Robert Kiyosaki

79. “If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.” ― Maya Angelou

80. “Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.” ― Aeschylus

Most Famous Knowledge Quotes

81. “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

82. “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” ― Kofi Annan

83. “Knowledge is power. Power to do evil…or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil.” ― Veronica Roth

84. “One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.” ― Chanakya

85. “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” ― Daniel J. Boorstin

86. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” ― Confucius

87. “The opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.” ― Plato

88. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots.” ― Marcus Garvey

89. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ― Marilyn Vos Savant

90. “Those who have the knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.” ― Lao Tzu

91. “Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.” ― Will Durant

92. “Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.” ― Alan Moore

93. “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” ― Benjamin Franklin

Most Famous Love Quotes

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

95. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard

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

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

98. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ― Paulo Coelho

99. “We love the things we love for what they are.” ― Robert Frost

100. “Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.” ― Sarah Dessen

101. “We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” ― Orson Welles

102. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” ― Aristotle

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

104. “Love is not only something you feel, but it is also something you do.” ― David Wilkerson

105. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” ― Khalil Gibran


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