15 quotes about failure to put it into perspective

Today I offer you 15 quotes about failure to put it into perspective.

What is failure? We hear this word frequently, but what does it mean?

It’s easy to be crushed by what we believe is failure. However, in my opinion, there is no such thing as failure. There are only outcomes that we didn’t want and lessons to be learned.

It’s not about how many times you get knocked down, dear reader; it’s how many times you can get back up again and have another go until you get it right.

You cannot truly enjoy victory if you have not first known defeat.

And you cannot achieve anything without the experience of at least the occasional failure along the way.

Lessons to be learned:

Every master of their craft started as a complete beginner.

Before anyone was a success, they started as a beginner. And the road from beginner to achiever and master of your craft is inevitably littered with mistakes and failures. These are significant only for the lessons they teach us.

If you’re determined, persistent, and hungry for success, keep trying until you get where you want to go. And if you want to succeed, you’ll learn the lessons and then find a way to achieve your goal and realize your dream. If not, you’ll make excuses.

Never allow yourself to be overwhelmed by a sense of failure. It’s never fatal; at most, it’s just a minor setback from which you can recover. Above all, never, ever give up until you get to where you were trying to go.

Success can be yours if you want it badly enough. And remember this; it is better to try and fail than never to have tried at all.

Here are 15 quotes to help you put the idea of failure into perspective.

Quotes about failure (1-10):

  1. There is no such thing as failure. There are only results. ~Tony Robbins
  2. I can accept failure; everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. ~Michael Jordan
  3. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~Winston Churchill 
  4. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~Thomas A. Edison
  5. It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. ~Bill Gates
  6. A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~John Burroughs
  7. Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure. ~Paulo Coelho
  8. Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. ~Napoleon Hill
  9. A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying. ~B.F. Skinner
  10. You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. ~Johnny Cash

Quotes about failure (11-15):

  1. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. ~Colin Powell
  2. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. ~Theodore Roosevelt
  3. Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. ~Steve Jobs
  4. It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default. ~JK Rowling
  5. Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday. ~Wilma Rudolph
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25 Quotes by Rumi to inspire you today

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, known simply as Rumi, was a 13th-century poet.

Rumi is believed to have been a man of immense talent.

His work highlights literature’s power to transcend time, language, and geography.

Incredibly, Rumi covered many topics, in a few words. And his work inspires us to this day. His legacy is likely to inspire future generations for years to come.

Today I offer you 25 quotes by Rumi that showcase his wisdom.

I hope they inspire you to harness the power of positive thinking. Reflect on them and use the lessons they offer in your everyday life.

Quotes by Rumi (1-12):

  1. What you seek is seeking you.
  2. We are born of love. Love is our mother.
  3. Where there’s ruin there’s hope for a treasure.
  4. There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.
  5. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
  6. Love will find its way through all languages on its own.
  7. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.
  8. You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
  9. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.
  10. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing.
  11. Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life
  12. Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.

Quotes by Rumi (13-25):

  1. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
  2. Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give.
  3. Raise your words, not your voice. It’s rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
  4. Beauty surrounds us, but usually, we need to be walking in a garden to know it.
  5. That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.
  6. When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.
  7. Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.
  8. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
  9. There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.
  10. Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
  11. You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don’t know the value of your own soul, it’s all foolishness.
  12. Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
  13. It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away so that when I’ve gone and come back, I’ll find it at home.

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21 Quotes by Marie Curie

I’m always intrigued by people who achieve success despite all the odds working against them. One such person is Marie Curie, a woman who made a name for herself in what was then an exclusively male profession in an age when women were very much second-class citizens. So, let’s explore some quotes by Marie Curie.

Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist who made pioneering contributions to the study of radioactivity.

She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and is the only person to have won Nobel Prizes in two different scientific fields (Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911).

Marie Curie’s research laid the foundation for the development of nuclear physics and the treatment of cancer. She discovered two new elements, Polonium and Radium, and conducted ground-breaking research on their properties.

Marie Curie offers us some lessons worthy of note. What are the key lessons? (1) Find something that matters to you, (2) Pursue your interest with passion, and (3) Don’t let anyone or anything stop you.

Anyway, without further ado, here are 21 quotes by Marie Curie to get you thinking today.

Quotes by Marie Curie (1-10):

  1. Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
  2. I am among those who think that science has great beauty.
  3. In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons.
  4. I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.
  5. One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
  6. There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
  7. I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
  8. 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.
  9. If I see anything vital around me, it is precisely that spirit of adventure, which seems indestructible and is akin to curiosity.
  10. After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.

Quotes by Marie Curie (11-21):

  1. I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
  2. A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.
  3. I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.
  4. Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing must be attained.
  5. You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity.
  6. Unknown in Paris, I was lost in the great city, but the feeling of living there alone, taking care of myself without any aid, did not at all depress me. If sometimes I felt lonesome, my usual state of mind was one of calm and great moral satisfaction.
  7. We should not allow it to be believed that all scientific progress can be reduced to mechanisms, machines, gearings, even though such machinery also has its beauty. Neither do I believe that the spirit of adventure runs any risk of disappearing in our world.
  8. In 1906, just as we were definitely giving up the old shed laboratory where we had been so happy, there came the dreadful catastrophe which took my husband away from me and left me alone to bring up our children and, at the same time, to continue our work of research.
  9. I tried out various experiments described in treatises on physics and chemistry, and the results were sometimes unexpected. At times, I would be encouraged by a little unhoped-for success; at others, I would be in the deepest despair because of accidents and failures resulting from my inexperience.
  10. Sometimes I had to spend a whole day mixing a boiling mass with a heavy iron rod nearly as large as myself. I would be broken with fatigue at the day’s end. Other days, on the contrary, the work would be a most minute and delicate fractional crystallization, in the effort to concentrate the radium.
  11. All my mind was centred on my studies, which, especially at the beginning, were difficult. In fact, I was insufficiently prepared to follow the physical science course at the Sorbonne, for, despite all my efforts, I had not succeeded in acquiring in Poland a preparation as complete as that of the French students following the same course.

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25 Quotes by Zig Ziglar to inspire you

Today, I thought exploring some quotes by Zig Ziglar would be interesting.

Hilary Hinton Ziglar, or Zig Ziglar as he was better known, was an American authorsalesman, and motivational speaker.

As a motivational speaker, he had an almost evangelical style of delivery, which, for some people, was a little disconcerting. However, for those who could get beyond his delivery style, Zig Ziglar was a great motivational speaker, and he had plenty of genuine wisdom to offer. Well, I think so anyway.

Sadly, Zig Ziglar passed away in 2012, but we still have his words of wisdom to inspire us.

So take a moment to be inspired by some of these brilliant quotes by Zig Ziglar and please feel free to pass them on.

Quotes by Zig Ziglar:

  1. Every choice you make has an end result.
  2. Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
  3. If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.
  4. If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost. 
  5. Remember that failure is an event, not a person.
  6. Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand-new day. 
  7. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
  8. The first step in solving a problem is to recognise that it does exist. 
  9. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
  10. When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that’s when passion is born.
  11. Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
  12. Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
  13. Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.
  14. Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do. 
  15. You can have everything in life you want if you will just help other people get what they want. 
  16. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
  17. Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.
  18. You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
  19. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.
  20. If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
  21. It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
  22. Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining. It bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems. 
  23. With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt.
  24. You are who you are and what you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change who you are and what you are by changing what goes into your mind.
  25. When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.

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25 Quotes by Richard Branson to inspire you to do great things

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, or simply Richard Branson as he’s better known, is a British billionaire, entrepreneur, and business magnate. By any measure, he’s a successful, self-made man, and therefore we can learn from him. So, some quotes by Richard Branson are worth exploring.

He expressed a desire to become an entrepreneur at an early age. In the 1970s, Richard Branson founded the Virgin Group, which today controls more than 400 companies in various fields.

Over the years, his interests have extended across retail, music, and transport (including land, air, sea, and space travel), and his taste for adventure and his humanitarian work have resulted in him becoming a prominent global figure.

So here are 25 quotes by Richard Branson to inspire you to do great things.

Quotes by Richard Branson (1-10):

  1. A good leader doesn’t get stuck behind a desk.
  2. Material things are delightful but they’re not important.
  3. Starting your own business isn’t just a job it’s a way of life. 
  4. In business, if you realise you’ve made a bad decision, you change it.
  5. Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
  6. Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.
  7. You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
  8. One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.
  9. If you’re embarking around the world in a hot-air balloon, don’t forget the toilet paper.
  10. My philosophy is that if I have any money I invest it in new ventures and not have it sitting around.

Quotes by Richard Branson (11-20):

  1. I always find the time to exercise – kitesurfing, tennis or cycling – and to spend time with my loved ones.
  2. Every successful businessman will have experienced setbacks and failures. They’re lying if they say they haven’t.  
  3. It’s a common misconception that money is every entrepreneur’s metric for success. It’s not, and nor should it be.
  4. My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them.
  5. Being a good listener is absolutely critical to being a good leader; you have to listen to the people who are on the front line.
  6. Entrepreneurs are natural problem-solvers, which means that we always have ideas for new businesses popping into our heads. 
  7. My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.
  8. It’s rare for a start-up to make money immediately, so you need to make sure that you have enough saved or that you have another income stream that can support you. 
  9. Fun is one of the most important and underrated ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.
  10. Most people would assume my business success, and the wealth that comes with it, have brought me happiness. But I know I am successful, wealthy, and connected because I am happy.

Quotes by Richard Branson (21-25):

  1. Treat failure as a lesson on how not to approach achieving a goal and then use that learning to improve your chances of success when you try again. Failure is only the end if you decide to stop.
  2. Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with. In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are.
  3. There’s an inherent danger in letting people think that they have perfected something. When they believe they’ve ‘nailed it,’ most people tend to sit back and rest on their laurels while countless others will be labouring furiously to better their work!
  4. From a young age, I learned to focus on the things I was good at and delegate to others what I was not good at. That’s how Virgin is run. Fantastic people throughout the Virgin Group run our businesses, allowing me to think creatively and strategically.
  5. If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.

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Success and why you should never quit

Today I want you to consider success and why you should never quit, dear reader.

Achieving any form of success requires determination and a lot of hard work. Anything you want can be yours if you want it badly enough, but nothing’s for free.

The price you’ll pay is in blood, sweat and tears. Long days, late nights and a laser-sharp focus on your goals.

The road to success will also inevitably involve occasional setbacks. That’s the nature of the game we call success. And it is a game where the best players become the winners.

So you’ll need to be single-minded and you’ll need to push yourself very hard. It’s not easy and nor is it meant to be.

From time to time self-doubt will creep into your mind. You’ll start to imagine that maybe you’re not quite good enough. Siren voices in your head will start telling you that it’s all too difficult and that maybe it’s time to quit.

You may even start asking yourself, “Why am I putting myself through all the hard work when I could just spend my life cruising along and having fun?

The problem is, no pain, no gain. And if you quit, you’ll spend your life wondering what might have been.

So just keep your eye on the prize. Nothing worth having was ever easy to achieve. However, it can be done and people do.

You can do it too. All you need is a little self-belief and a genuine desire to make your mark on life.

Just ignore any setbacks; ignore any siren voices in your head, and refuse to give up until you get to where you want to be.

Remember this; quitters never win and winners never quit. Greatness lies within you. So go on, be a winner.

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29 interesting quotes by J.K. Rowling to inspire you

Quotes by JK Rowling

Welcome, dear reader. Today I thought it would be interesting to explore some quotes by J.K. Rowling.

Joanne Rowling, or J.K. Rowling as she’s better known, is a British author who famously wrote the Harry Potter series of books. I’m sure you know that already, dear reader.

She has written many books both as J.K. Rowling and under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, and commercially, she must be one of the most successful authors of all time.

That said, before her writing success, she had endured a challenging life, which made her success even more impressive.

I am an admirer of J.K. Rowling, both as an author and a person. She’s very smart, and she’s always prepared to say what she thinks, regardless of whether it meets the fashionable dogma of the day.

So here are 29 interesting quotes by J.K. Rowling that I hope you will find inspiring. Enjoy them all, and feel free to share them.

Quotes by J.K. Rowling (1-20):

  1. There’s no formula.
  2. I’m not a natural joiner.
  3. I always felt an outsider.
  4. Death is just life’s next big adventure.
  5. I’m opposed to fundamentalism in any form.
  6. Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
  7. I think you’re working and learning until you die.
  8. I’m a writer, and I will write what I want to write.
  9. It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
  10. I don’t think about who the audience is for my books.
  11. In a novel, you have to resist the urge to tell everything.
  12. The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
  13. It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
  14. I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do ever was write novels.
  15. Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
  16. The moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.
  17. Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
  18. Never be ashamed! There are some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth bothering with.
  19. The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing and must therefore be treated with great caution.
  20. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

Quotes by J.K. Rowling (21-29):

  1. The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.
  2. The idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for a while is just bliss.
  3. I pay a lot of tax, and I feel that one of the reasons I stay and pay – why I’m not based in Monaco – I think my country helped me.
  4. I think you have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.
  5. In fact, you couldn’t give me anything to make me go back to being a teenager. Never. No, I hated it.
  6. If you’re holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.
  7. I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It’s totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.
  8. The poor are discussed as this homogeneous mash, like porridge. The idea that they might be individuals, and be where they are for very different, diverse reasons, again seems to escape some people.
  9. Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.

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15 amusing quotes by Zsa Zsa Gabor

The late Zsa Zsa Gabor was an actress and socialite known for her luxurious taste, glamorous sense of style, and series of high-profile marriages to wealthy men. She was married nine times.

Born in Hungary to parents of Jewish heritage, she was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936.

She began her stage career in Vienna before leaving for the United States in 1941.

With her strong personality, grace, and charm, she became a much sought-after actress and was highly regarded for her European flair and style.

Zsa Zsa Gabor never failed to speak her mind, particularly when it came to matters of men, marriage, and celebrity, and she was well known for her witty remarks and memorable one-liners.

Her sisters were the actresses Eva Gabor and Magda Gabor.

She was a Hollywood legend, so let’s remember some of her most memorable quips with what I think are 15 very amusing quotes.

Amusing quotes by Zsa Zsa Gabor:

  1. I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  2. My husband said it was him or the cat. I miss him sometimes.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  3. How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own? ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  4. I’m a marvellous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  5. I want a man who is kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire? ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  6. There is no diet for a big ego.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  7. A girl must marry for love and keep on marrying until she finds it. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  8. Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  9. When in trouble, take a bath and wash your hair.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  10. Any woman who diets all the time can’t help but be grouchy. Nobody can be amusing or entertaining on a diet.~Zsa Zsa Gabor 
  11. I believe in large families. Every woman should have at least three husbands.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  12. A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he’s finished. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  13. I love the intellectual type. They know everything and suspect nothing. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  14. The only place men want depth in their women is in her décolletage. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor
  15. I always said marriage should be a fifty-fifty proposition. He should be at least fifty years old and have at least fifty million dollars.~Zsa Zsa Gabor
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15 Quotes by Bill Bryson you will love

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Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Bill Bryson is an American author who came to prominence in the United Kingdom with the book Notes from a Small Island in 1995. This book was an exploration of Britain and it was accompanied by a television series at the time.

Bill Bryson has subsequently written numerous books on travel, the English language, science, and other non-fiction topics. His books are warm and witty, and they are a pleasure to read.

Reading Bill Bryson’s travel books is often a better experience than actually going there yourself, I think.

They are all excellent, and I recommend them highly.

Here are 15 quotes by Bill Bryson to give you a flavour of his observations.

Quotes by Bill Bryson:

  1. You may find that your parents are the most delightful people, but you don’t want to live with them. ~Bill Bryson
  2. I’ve never quite understood that feeling: that you arrive in a strange place, yet you want to have nothing but familiar experiences. ~Bill Bryson
  3. My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything you can’t make your children carry. ~Bill Bryson
  4. In any area of human endeavour, there’s going to be mediocrity. You’re going to find people who get money that they shouldn’t get. ~Bill Bryson
  5. Personally, I’ve never been attracted to danger. It’s not my sort of thing. I am more attracted to pubs and cafes. The known, safe and comfortable world. ~Bill Bryson
  6. A world without newspapers or a world where the newspapers are purely electronic and you read them on a screen is not a very appealing world. ~Bill Bryson
  7. In order to have quality journalism, you need to have a good income stream and no Internet model has produced a way of generating income that would pay for good-quality investigative journalism. ~Bill Bryson
  8. To me, the greatest invention of my lifetime is the laptop computer and the fact that I can be working on a book and be in an airport lounge, in a hotel room, and continue working; I fire up my laptop, and I’m in exactly the same place I was when I left home. That to me is a miracle. ~Bill Bryson
  9. England was full of words I’d never heard before – streaky bacon, short back and sides, Belisha beacon, serviettes, high tea, ice-cream cornet. ~Bill Bryson
  10. Although I was always very happy in Britain, I never stopped thinking of America as home, in the fundamental sense of the term. It was where I came from, what I really understood, the base against which all else was measured. ~Bill Bryson
  11. The world is very lucky to have America. It’s got to be the first time in the whole history of the planet that a country has been the dominant force in the world and it has actually been a force for good… America really deserves more credit. ~Bill Bryson
  12. Very little of what America does is actually bad, and I don’t think it ever does anything anywhere that is intentionally bad. I mean, sometimes we make mistakes and bad judgments and kind of back the wrong regimes and things, but by and large, what America does is really good. ~Bill Bryson
  13. I can’t imagine there has ever been a more gratifying time or place to be alive than America in the 1950s. No country had ever known such prosperity. ~Bill Bryson
  14. I always tell people there’s only one trick to writing: You have to write something that people are willing to pay money to read. It doesn’t have to be very good, necessarily, but somebody, somewhere, has got to be willing to pay money for it. ~Bill Bryson
  15. Science has been quite embattled. It’s the most important thing there is. An arts graduate is not going to fix global warming. They may do other valuable things, but they are not going to fix the planet or cure cancer or get rid of malaria. ~Bill Bryson
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19 fun quotes that will make you think

Life is short, and the years pass quickly. I can tell you that much from experience.

One minute you’re 15, and the next you’re 50, or so it seems.

So having fun is essential, otherwise, what would be the point?

Every minute of life is to be enjoyed. Let’s face it, we’re all going to die and it’s not a rehearsal, so we must live life whilst we can.

Fun Quotes

Yes, life can be challenging and it’s never going to be easy. However, we must all find some joy in every day of our lives.

We must treat every day as if it’s our last because one day it will be.

Above all, we must make sure we find some fun in everything we do.

Today dear reader I offer you 19 fun quotes with an emphasis on why having fun is so important.

Fun Quotes:

  1. If it ain’t fun, it ain’t worth it. ~Dennis Wilson
  2. Just play; have fun; enjoy the game. ~Michael Jordan
  3. I think that success is having fun. ~Bruno Mars
  4. There’s no fear when you’re having fun. ~Will Thomas
  5. Just keep taking chances and having fun. ~Garth Brooks
  6. I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun. ~Thomas A. Edison
  7. If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. ~Katharine Hepburn
  8. Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have fun too. ~Chris Brown
  9. Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half. ~Bum Phillips
  10. People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. ~Dale Carnegie
  11. Fun QuotesThere’s no need to dress like everyone else. It’s much more fun to create your own look. ~Twiggy
  12. We believe in working hard and having fun at the same time. It’s a way of life for me, and I feel tremendous. ~Robert Stigwood
  13. I feel confident imposing change on myself. It’s a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That’s why I need to throw curveballs. ~David Bowie
  14. When you start recognising that you’re having fun, life can be delightful. ~Jane Birkin
  15. Fun is one of the most important, and underrated, ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else. ~Richard Branson
  16. Have fun is my message. Be silly. You’re allowed to be silly. There’s nothing wrong with it. ~Jimmy Fallon
  17. Life is too short to not have fun; we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that. ~Coolio
  18. There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it. ~Andrew Jackson
  19. Flying might not be all plain sailing but the fun of it is worth the price. ~Amelia Earhart

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