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15 inspirational quotes about friends and why they matter

Why do friends matter?

They matter because people are social animals and we all need other people. They might drive us nuts occasionally but we still need them.

A fundamental human need is the need to feel secure. So having other people in our lives gives us a greater sense of security. It means we feel slightly less vulnerable.

Another fundamental need is the need for certainty.

So having the same people in our lives on a regular basis provides us with a greater sense of certainty. In other words, friends and family help in satisfying this need.

And then there’s sharing our lives with people whose company we enjoy.

People who see the world the way we do. People who enjoy the things we enjoy. Those people who appreciate our company more than they might be put off by our many faults and idiosyncrasies.

We don’t always value our friends as we should but having a few really good friends makes life special I think.

If you’re lucky enough to have at least one good friend then make sure you let them know how much they mean to you.

Here are 15 inspirational quotes about friends to reinforce why I believe they matter.

Inspirational quotes about friends:

  1. It’s always good to make new friends. ~Jose Feliciano
  2. Friends are the siblings God never gave us. ~Mencius
  3. It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. ~Marlene Dietrich
  4. If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. ~Maxwell Maltz
  5. A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. ~Elbert Hubbard
  6. You cannot buy with gold the old associations. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  7. Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go. ~Margaret Walker
  8. Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. ~Bill Watterson
  9. It’s not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. ~Epicurus
  10. Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends. ~Eminem
  11. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  12. I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it friends make life a lot more fun. ~Charles R. Swindoll
  13. Friendship is not something you learn in school but if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. ~Muhammad Ali
  14. Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. ~Octavia Butler
  15. When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. ~Henri Nouwen

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21 quotes about dreams and why they matter

Today I have some inspirational quotes about dreams for you, dear reader.

Dreams are so important, wouldn’t you agree?

Those dreams we have, particularly when we’re young, about what we could be as individuals and what our lives could be too.

Dreams are undervalued:

How many young people are discouraged from pursuing their dreams?

Maybe you’ve had this experience. You go to your careers officer in High School and explain that your ambition is to be an actor, a football player, a photographer or whatever. They listen politely and then they tell you to be more realistic.

The received wisdom is always like “Oh, football is a tough profession; you might not make it. Have you thought about becoming an electrician?

For football, you can substitute music, acting, theatre, writing or any number of jobs people dream about building their lives around.

In short, youthful dreams are undervalued and often crushed before they can even see the light of day. How sad is that?

It’s true, you might not make it, of course, but it’s better to try and fail than to spend the rest of your life wondering what might have been.

Dreams matter:

The beauty of being young is that for most people, you have plenty of time to try things, make a few mistakes and learn from your experiences until eventually, you find that thing that works for you and where you can make a difference.

You only get one life, so you have to live it on your terms.

We all need a vision of what our own lives could be and then we have to live life with passion and enthusiasm in pursuit of our dreams, making the most of every minute.

Life is short:

Life is short, so you cannot afford to live your life based on someone else’s idea of what will work for you.

You must identify what it is you want in life and then you have to go out there and get it if you can. And you have to keep on trying and refining your approach as you go.

Never let other people discourage you. And never accept an answer unless it’s the one you want.

Remember this; always trust your instincts.

If you feel you can do it then have a go. It doesn’t matter whether other people think you can do it, as long as you believe you can do it.

Of course, the converse applies as well. If it feels wrong to you then that’s probably true too.

So, here are 21 inspirational quotes about dreams to help you think about today’s underlying message.

Quotes about dreams (1-11):

  1. Nothing happens unless first, we dream. ~Carl Sandburg
  2. Do all you can to make your dreams come true. ~Joel Osteen
  3. Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. ~James Dean
  4. Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions. ~Edgar Cayce
  5. You have to dream before your dreams can come true. ~APJ Abdul Kalam
  6. The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. ~Paul Valery
  7. All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. ~Walt Disney
  8. Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages. ~Terry Pratchett
  9. Dream and give yourself permission to envision a ‘you’ that you choose to be. ~Joy Page
  10. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
  11. A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. ~Yoko Ono

Quotes about dreams (12-21):

  1. Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. ~Langston Hughes
  2. A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. ~Colin Powell
  3. To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream; not only plan but also believe. ~Anatole France
  4. I’m sick of following my dreams. I’m just going to ask them where they’re going and hook up with them later. ~Mitch Hedberg
  5. We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. ~Jesse Owens
  6. Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. ~Gail Devers
  7. So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. ~Christopher Reeve
  8. 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
  9. If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. ~Henry David Thoreau
  10. All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. ~T.E. Lawrence

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30 contenders for the best quotes ever

Looking for the best quotes ever dear reader? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today I have for you some of my favourite quotes and the ones I love best. I’ve also slipped in one of my own.

So here, in my opinion, are 30 contenders for quotes that really are the best ever.

If you need a good quote for a presentation or just for a Tweet then these are for you. I am confident that will enjoy them all.

Best quotes ever (1-15):

  1. Be contrary; be known. ~Arab Proverb
  2. Try and fail, but never fail to try. ~Jared Leto
  3. If you can dream it, you can do it. ~Walt Disney
  4. When nothing’s going right, go left. ~Anonymous
  5. Walk on stage as if you belong there. ~Anonymous
  6. Focus on strength; manage weakness. ~Anonymous
  7. Whatever you are, be a good one. ~Abraham Lincoln
  8. Know what it is you want to do and why. ~Anonymous
  9. Every man dies. Not every man lives. ~ William Wallace
  10. Success is not achieved by contented people. ~Anonymous
  11. The starting point of all achievement is desire. ~Napoleon Hill
  12. Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value. ~Albert Einstein
  13. Doing nothing is hard; you never know when you’re done. ~Anonymous
  14. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. ~Og Mandino
  15. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~CS Lewis

Best quotes ever (16-30):

  1. A dream is what makes people love life even when it is painful. ~Theodore Zeldin
  2. The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda. ~John C. Maxwell
  3. Don’t worry if plan A fails, there are 25 more letters in the alphabet. ~Anonymous
  4. Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. ~Napoleon Bonaparte
  5. There’s only one success, to be able to spend your life in your own way. ~Christopher Morley
  6. I believe the way we dress on a daily basis is the message we put out to the world. ~Brad Goreski
  7. Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. ~George Edward Woodberry
  8. When a door closes another door should open, but if it doesn’t then go in through the window. ~Anonymous
  9. The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. ~William Morris
  10. The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, and whose presence calls forth your best. ~Epictetus
  11. You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. ~Walter Hagen
  12. To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. ~Steve Prefontaine
  13. Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated. ~Lou Holtz
  14. That’s your best friend and your worst enemy – your own brain. ~Fred Durst
  15. Not everyone finds school to be beneficial. Not everyone thrives in that environment. It doesn’t mean you’re stupid. Nor does it mean that you cannot be successful. Plenty of school dropouts went on to achieve fame and great fortune. ~Roy Sutton

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13 interesting quotes by Mary Tyler Moore

Today I thought it would be interesting to explore some quotes by Mary Tyler Moore.

For anyone who doesn’t remember the late Mary Tyler Moore, she was a big star in American sitcoms in the 1960s and the 1970s.

She is probably best known for her roles on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966) and The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), which helped define a new vision of American womanhood and appealed to an audience facing the challenges of everyday existence, as it was for people back in those days.

However, Mary Tyler Moore was not just a successful sitcom actress.

She was a successful businesswoman, producer, and social advocate. She was also an advocate for animal rights, vegetarianism, and Diabetes prevention.

During her career, Mary Tyler Moore won 7 Primetime Emmy Awards and 3 Golden Globe Awards. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Ordinary People.

She achieved all of this whilst having to cope with the debilitating condition of Diabetes.

By any measure, she was a smart lady, whose ideas are worthy of our attention.

So here are 13 interesting quotes by Mary Tyler Moore to get you thinking today.

Quotes by Mary Tyler Moore (1-10):

  1. I’m not an actress who can create a character. I play me.
  2. I’ve had the fame and the joy of getting laughter. Those are gifts.
  3. You truly have to make the very best of what you’ve got. We all do.
  4. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
  5. I still feel as if I weren’t a good enough mother. I didn’t break any rules.
  6. Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.
  7. Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
  8. I live in a kind of controlled awareness. I wouldn’t call it fear, but it’s an awareness. I know I have a responsibility to behave in a certain way. I’m able to do that.
  9. Diabetes is an all-too-personal time bomb which can go off today, tomorrow, next year, or 10 years from now. A time bomb affecting millions like me and the children here today.
  10. I need insulin to stay alive. It’s just therapy to keep going. What I can do is make sure that I keep my blood sugar down to a reasonable level. I can exercise, and I can eat properly. And insulin plays a very big part in that.

Quotes by Mary Tyler Moore (11-13):

  1. My peripheral vision has been severely limited because of my diabetes, which means I can see just fine looking straight ahead. But if I am at a function with lots of people, I am constantly bumping into people – even kicking them!
  2. I know the food groups that I like to have and are good for me and those that I have to stay away from. And so, I don’t need to know exactly what I’m going to eat, but I take my insulin probably 20 minutes before I’m going to sit down.
  3. There are certain things about me that I will never tell anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I’m independent, I do like to be liked, I do look for the good side of life and people. I’m positive, I’m disciplined, I like my life in order, and I’m neat as a pin.

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25 thought-provoking quotes about being different

Anyone who has ever tried to be different will know how hard it can be to be accepted by others. Anyone different in some way will know that too.

The human condition has a fundamental need to feel secure and people who are not a reflection of ourselves can make us feel insecure.

So being or trying to be different is a tough gig. However, being different is a worthy aim.

For every reader who likes to stand out in the crowd, here are 25 thought-provoking quotes about being different.

Quotes about being different (1-10):

  1. Being different gives the world colour. ~Nelsan Ellis
  2. Originality is the key to being memorable. ~Suzy Kassem
  3. Go ahead and be ordinary. Eccentricity is extraordinary. ~ JT Sanz
  4. When you’re the only sane person, you look like the only insane person. ~Criss Jami
  5. I’m different from everyone else because everyone else is not me. ~Julian Aguilar
  6. Never be afraid to be different. An original is always more valuable than a copy. ~Roy Sutton
  7. Strategy is about making choices; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different. ~Michael Porter
  8. Different is good and being different is what makes us stand out in the world. ~Natalya Neidhart
  9. People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life. ~Mary-Louise Parker
  10. So, you’re a little weird? Work it! A little different? Own it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd! ~Mandy Hale

Quotes about being different (11-20):

  1. To be successful one has to be one of three bees; the queen bee, the hardest-working bee, or the bee that does not fit in. ~Suzy Kassem
  2. When you do something different, you are either blessed or cursed. ~Mehmet Muratildan
  3. Everybody wants to make a difference, but nobody is willing to be different. ~Andy Andrews
  4. Only recently have I realized that being different is not something you want to hide or squelch or suppress. ~Amy Gerstler
  5. Tell them a lie big enough and they’ll worship you as a sage. Tell them a truth big enough and they’ll mock you. ~Abhijit Naskar
  6. The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before. ~Albert Einstein
  7. We spend so long trying to be what other people want, that when we look in the mirror, we see a stranger. ~Anthony T. Hincks
  8. We must never be afraid to be a sign of contradiction for the world. ~Mother Teresa
  9. Ordinary people are products of their environment and fit in. Artists transcend their environment and stand out. ~Oliver Gaspirtz
  10. Being different and thinking differently makes a person unforgettable. History does not remember the forgettable. ~Suzy Kassem

Quotes about being different (21-25):

  1. A person who is truly cool is a work of art. And remember original works of art cost exponentially higher than imitations. Just take a look at the coolest people in history. They will always be a part of history for being extremely original individuals, not imitations. ~Suzy Kassem
  2. When you want to do something that isn’t the ‘norm’ you will be made to feel like you have a problem and if you hear it often enough then you start to believe it too. ~Radhika Vaz
  3. The psychology of individual creativity is about at least three different things. First, creativity is about thinking differently. Second, creativity is about feeling differently. Third, creativity is about focusing, or committing, differently. ~Max McKeown
  4. The beauty of life is to be different. Set yourself apart from the crowd, and flourish into the person you were meant to be. ~Julian Aguilar
  5. About Differences: Those who would believe in a higher power by whatever name must also believe that same higher power made all things. On that basis, people of good character will recognize that some people are different from ourselves, in colour, gender, speech, opinion, lifestyle, and in other ways. Different is not an evaluation. As I taught my children while they were growing up, “Different is only different.” Celebrate differences for therein lies the basis for much of what we learn in life. ~James Osborne

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15 Quotes by Jim Rohn that will really inspire you

The late, great Jim Rohn was, in my opinion, one of the best motivational speakers of all time. Certainly, he’s one of the best I’ve ever heard, and I’ve heard plenty of them over the years.

Sadly, by the time I came across Jim Rohn, he’d already passed away but I wish I’d discovered him years ago.

I’ve read all his books, I’ve listened to all his audio recordings, and I’ve also watched all the videos on YouTube that feature him and his work. And not just once, I go through his stuff regularly, and I think he’s brilliant.

If you’re looking for inspiration and he’s new to you, then check him out. I promise you, you won’t be disappointed. He is truly inspirational.

To prove my point, here are 15 quotes by Jim Rohn to inspire you.

These are some of Jim Rohn’s best-loved quotes, and I hope at least one or two of them will inspire you today.

Quotes by Jim Rohn:

  1. Either you run the day or the day runs you. ~Jim Rohn
  2. Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. ~Jim Rohn
  3. Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. Jim Rohn
  4. The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. ~Jim Rohn
  5. You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour. ~Jim Rohn
  6. Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits can make you a fortune. ~Jim Rohn
  7. Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money but you can’t get more time. ~Jim Rohn
  8. Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely. ~Jim Rohn
  9. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. ~Jim Rohn
  10. We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. ~Jim Rohn
  11. Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it’s something you design for the present. ~Jim Rohn
  12. If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you’ll have to settle for the ordinary. ~Jim Rohn
  13. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practised every day. ~Jim Rohn
  14. Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. ~Jim Rohn
  15. Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals. ~Jim Rohn

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17 quotes to inspire you to be all you can be

There’s nothing like great quotes to inspire you to be all you can be. I refer to quotes from high achievers and respected thinkers. Those people who’ve been there and done it. Their ideas are worthy of respect.

So today I’ve pulled together 17 such quotes and I hope at least one or two of them will serve as a source of inspiration for you, dear reader.

Enjoy them all and please feel free to pass them on. And see how many of them you can work into your conversations today.

Quotes to inspire you to be all you can be (1-10):

  1. 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
  2. Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. ~Samuel Johnson
  3. Every artist was first an amateur. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. ~Dale Carnegie
  5. Whoever is happy will make others happy, too. ~Mark Twain
  6. You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. ~Christopher Columbus
  7. Use what talents you possess. The woods will be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. ~Henry Van Dyke
  8. You are what you think about all day long. ~ Robert Schuller
  9. The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy. ~Malcolm Forbes
  10. Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who are alive. ~Howard Thurman

Quotes to inspire you to be all you can be (11-17):

  1. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. ~Mother Teresa
  2. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. ~Conrad Hilton
  3. That’s precisely the question everyone should be asking—why the hell not? Why not you, why not now? ~Timothy Ferriss
  4. The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour. ~Vince Lombardi
  5. It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are. ~ Cummings
  6. Do not let what you cannot do; interfere with what you can do. ~John Wooden
  7. Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~Henry Ford
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25 Picasso quotes that will make you think

Today I thought it would be interesting to explore some Picasso quotes.

Pablo Ruiz Picasso was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. While best known as a painter, he was also a sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer.

Spanish by birth but he spent most of his adult life in France.

Picasso demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent in his early years, painting in a naturalistic manner through his childhood and adolescence.

During the first decade of the 20th century, his style changed as he experimented with different theories, techniques, and ideas, so Picasso’s work is often categorized into periods.

Picasso was a successful man who made his mark on life. And it’s always worth listening to what successful people have to say.

So, dear reader, take a few moments to read these Picasso quotes and reflect on what they all mean.

Picasso Quotes (1-12)

  1. Youth has no age.
  2. I do not seek. I find.
  3. Everything you can imagine is real.
  4. We don’t grow older, we grow riper.
  5. Good artists copy, great artists steal.
  6. It takes a long time to become young.
  7. The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
  8. The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
  9. Action is the foundational key to all success.
  10. Inspiration exists but it has to find us working.
  11. Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
  12. I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

Picasso Quotes (13-25)

  1. Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
  2. It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
  3. I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
  4. Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
  5. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
  6. Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
  7. The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
  8. I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
  9. Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
  10. You mustn’t always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
  11. Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than copying others. It leads to sterility.
  12. When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll end up as the Pope.’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
  13. Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.

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15 quotes from great American philosophers

If you love the United States then you might just appreciate today’s 15 inspirational quotes from some of the great American philosophers.

Your personal philosophy is important.

It’s all about how you choose to view the world and your role in it.

Never underestimate the importance of personal philosophy in terms of how your life will progress.

In our heads, metaphorically there are two wolves fighting each other. One wolf represents all things positive and the other is all things negative. Which wolf wins will depend on which one you choose to feed most.

Feed the positive and you’ll enjoy better life experiences.

I’m not an American but I love American culture and American thinking and positivity. And I’ve learnt a lot from reading books by some of the great American philosophers and you can too.

So let’s start with these inspiring quotes by some American philosophers which I’ve read in the recent past. These are some great quotes and they will help you form your own personal philosophy.

American philosophers:

  1. Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. ~John Dewey
  2. The one predominant duty is to find one’s work and do it. ~Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  3. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~William James
  4. Every new concept first comes to the mind in a judgment. ~Charles Sanders Peirce
  5. There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. ~Richard Rorty
  6. The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself. ~Jane Addams
  7. Clever gimmicks of mass distraction yield a cheap soulcraft of addicted and self-medicated narcissists. ~Cornel West
  8. We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society. ~Angela Davis
  9. The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. ~Henry David Thoreau
  10. The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice. ~John Rawls
  11. I think that every sexual position is fundamentally comic. ~Judith Butler
  12. For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. When a politician uses the word ‘folks,’ we should brace ourselves for the deceit, or worse, that is coming. ~Noam Chomsky
  14. Education and work are the levers to uplift a people. ~W. E. B. Du Bois
  15. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down but the staying down. ~Mary Pickford

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25 wise quotes by famous people you’ll just love

If you feel the need to be inspired then look no further. Here are 25 quotes by famous people that will have you reflecting on life, the universe and everything.

Maybe you’ll find something here that’ll leave you feeling truly inspired.

Most of all, if you love a good quote then there are some truly great ones here.

Probably some of the best you’ll read anywhere, in my personal opinion.

There may be quotes as good as these but it’s unlikely they’ll be bettered in my opinion.

Why not take a look through them all now?

They’re all still relevant today and as a result one of them might just fire the spark that will propel you down the road to success.

I think these quotes are definitely worth a little piece of your time. So, check them out now.

Quotes by famous people (1-12):

  1. Whatever you are, be a good one. ~Abraham Lincoln
  2. The future depends on what we do in the present. ~Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Have the courage to follow your heart and your intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become. ~Steve Jobs
  4. Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. ~James Dean
  5. If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete. ~Jack Welch
  6. The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. ~Albert Einstein
  7. Well done is better than well said. ~Benjamin Franklin
  8. Don’t chase people. Be yourself; do your own thing, and work hard. The right people – the ones who really belong in your life – will come to you. And stay. ~Will Smith
  9. All our dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them. ~Walt Disney
  10. Animals don’t hate and we’re supposed to be better than them. ~Elvis Presley
  11. Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love. ~Emma Watson
  12. Nowadays people know the price of everything but the value of nothing. ~Oscar Wilde

Quotes by famous people (13-25):

  1. The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. ~Anne Frank
  2. Don’t waste your time with explanations. People only hear what they want to hear. ~Paulo Coelho
  3. If you were born poor, it’s not your mistake. But if you die poor it is your mistake. ~Bill Gates
  4. You cannot avoid peace by avoiding life. ~Virginia Woolf
  5. You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. ~Robin Williams
  6. Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it. ~Salvador Dali
  7. The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour. ~Vince Lombardi
  8. Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. ~Hillary Clinton
  9. I always wanted to be somebody but now I realize I should’ve been more specific. ~Lily Tomlin
  10. Never argue with a fool. Onlookers might not be able to tell the difference. ~Mark Twain
  11. I am not afraid. I was born to do this. ~Joan of Arc
  12. Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. ~Michelle Obama
  13. The problem with people who have no vices is that generally, you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues. ~Elizabeth Taylor

Further Reading:

Maybe you should consider buying a book of quotes by famous people as a reference text for your desk because it’s always useful to have such a text readily to hand. When you want to emphasise a point, a suitable quote can be very powerful. Furthermore, it can be memorable too.

Having your own reference text will give you something to thumb through in your quieter moments when you can highlight some of your favourites for future use. Highlight anything especially relevant to your role or your business and you’ll be glad you did.

While there are plenty of good books of quotes around, one I can recommend is:-

Quotes on life, goal and Success from famous people around the world: Greatest and most powerful quotes ever used by leaders around the world:

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