Quotable Quotes And Sayings To Cite And Think About


Quotable Quotes And Sayings To Cite And Think About

Here is a collection of quotable quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“The words “I am…” are potent words; be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you’re claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.”
– A. L. Kitselman

“It’s surprising how much you can accomplish if you don’t care who gets the credit.”
Abraham Lincoln

“The great masses of the people…will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.”
– Adolf Hitler

“The most important question you’ll ever ask is whether the Universe is a friendly place.”
Albert Einstein

“The intellectual has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why.”
– Albert Einstein

“The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.”
– Albert Schwietzer

“Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.”
– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

“The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.”
– Aldous Huxley

“My theory is that everyone at one time or another has been at the fringe of society in some way: an outcast in high school, a stranger in a foreign country, the best at something, the worst at something, the one who’s different. Being an outsider is the one thing we all have in common.”
– Alice Hoffman

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.”
– Ansel Adams

“‘Ubunto’ is the essence of being human. A person is a person through other persons. You can’t be human in isolation. You are human only in relationships.”
– Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.”
– Author Unknown

“The difference between a smart person and a wise person is that a smart person knows what to say and a wise person knows whether or not to say it.”
– Author Unknown

“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.”
– Author Unknown

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful individuals with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education along will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination along are omnipotent.”
– Author Unknown

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best dividends.”
– Benjamin Franklin

Science would be ruined if (like sports) it were to put competition above everything else, and if it were to clarify the rules of competition by withdrawing entirely into narrowly defined specialties. The rare scholars who are nomads-by-choice are essential to the intellectual welfare of the settled disciplines.”
– Benoid Mandelbrot

“But if thought is to become the possession of many, not the privilege of the few, we must have done with fear. It is fear that holds men back – fear lest their cherished beliefs should prove delusions, fear lest the institutions by which they live should prove harmful, fear lest they themselves should prove less worthy of respect than they have supposed themselves to be.”
– Bertrand Russell

“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.”
– Bertrand Russell

“There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.”
– Bo Bennett

“The trouble is, you think you have time.”

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
– Buddha

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
– Carl Jang

“In the universe there is immeasurable, indescribable force which shamans call intent, and absolutely everything that exists in the entire cosmos is attached to intent by a connecting link.”
– Carlos Castaneda

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
– Charles Darwin

“The voice of protest, of warning, of appeal is never more needed than when the clamor of fife and drum, echoed by the press and too often by the pulpit, is bidding all men fall in and keep step and obey in silence the tyrannous word of command. Then, more than ever, it is the duty of the good citizen not to be silent.”
– Charles Eliot Norton

“True leaders are hardly known to their followers; next after them are leaders that people know and admire; after them those they fear; after them those they despise.”
Chinese Proverb

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”
– Colin Powell

“Keep your mind open to change all the time. Welcome it. Court it. It is only by examining and reexamining your opinions and ideas that you can progress.”
Dale Carnegie

“Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.”
– Dan Millman

“I care not where my body may take me as long as my soul is embarked on a meaningful journey.”
– Dante

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”
– Dave Gardner

“Whatever the source of the leader’s ideas, he cannot inspire his people unless he expresses vivid goals which in some sense they want. Of course, the more closely he meets their needs, the less ‘persuasive’ he has to be, but in no case does it make sense to speak as if his role is force submission. Rather it is to strengthen and uplift, to make people feel that they are the origins, not the pawns, of the socio-political system.”
– David McClelland

“There is a transcendent awareness, a Big Mind, a Big Heart, present and readily accessible to each and every one of us. When we realize it, we see it is the source of true peace, happiness, satisfaction, courage and joy.”
– Dennis Genpo Merzel

“Your spirit is mingled with mine as wine is mixed with water; whatever touches you touches me. In all the stations of the soul you are I.”
– Diwan al-Hallaj

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