Famous Quotes

Julius Caesar

“It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.”

Martin Luther King Jr

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

Alfred Hitchcock

"There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it."

“Self-plagiarism is style.”

Ernie Banks

“You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.”

Lucille Ball

“If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.  The more things you do, the more you can do.”

Andrew Jackson

“Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.”

Mark Twain

"The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession."

Abraham Lincoln

"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."

Ronald Reagan

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.”

Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.”

Brigham Young

“Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?”

Thomas A. Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

Groucho Marx

“I intend to live forever, or die trying. “

Will Rogers

“Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock.”

Franklin D Roosevelt

"There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still."

Ben Franklin

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."

Thomas Jefferson

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.”

George Washington

“Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”


Famous Quotes

Here are some famous historical figures that I have studied and admired. Along with their personal histories and triumphs these interesting

personalities have left behind a few words of wit and wisdom that I try to live by.  Below is a list of some great famous quotes.  I hope they will provoke some thought and/or inspire you as much as they have for me.