119+ EXCLUSIVE Famous Quotes That Will Leave You Speechless

Maybe you are wonder what are some famous quotes? And why are these quotes important?

Famous quotes are important because they are full of wisdom. Thought-provoking and entertaining sayings by famous people such as authors, philosophers, athletes, and celebrities can touch our hearts and enrich our minds. They can lead a happier, more fulfilling life by being a source of inspiration and empowerment. You will be more open to learning, and to change things you are not satisfied with.

If you’re searching for top sayings of all time that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of life quotes, love quotes, poems and birthday wishes.

Famous Quotes

The purpose of our lives is to be happy  Dalai Lama

There are three things you can do with your life: You can waste it, you can spend it, or you can invest it. The best use of your life is to invest it in something that will last longer than your time on Earth.

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon

You only pass through this life once, you don’t come back for an encore. Elvis Presley

Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King

In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit. Anne Frank

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

Animals are such agreeable friends  they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. George Eliot

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison

Happiness doesn’t come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do. Wilferd Peterson

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

You’re not defined by your past; you’re prepared by it. You’re stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence. Joel Osteen

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. Babe Ruth

The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most profitable skill you can learn. Napoleon Hill

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there. Will Smith

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. Jimmy Carter

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma  which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Steve Jobs

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. John Ruskin

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca

You put your intention and your attention on what it is that you want to shift and change. Wayne Dyer

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt

We tend to get what we expect.Norman Vincent Peale

 The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it. Henry Ford

Having known both the peaks and the valleys of public life, I have learned that you cannot really appreciate the heights unless you have also experienced the depth Richard Nixon

In order to write about life first you must live it. Ernest Hemingway

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm. Charles Kettering

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. Frank Sinatra

Bad things are not the worst thing that can happen to us. NOTHING is the worst thing that can happen to us. Richard Bach

Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth. Attributed to various sources

Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby. George Bernard Shaw

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. Leo Burnett

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Francis Bacon

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard

The heart is luminous, but it is obscured by veils which are not of its nature. Buddha

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

When you are through changing, you are through. Bruce Barton

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

Experience has been a stern but excellent teacher. Og Mandino

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. Buddha

Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can. Hillary Clinton

See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse. Seneca

Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something. Ashton Kutcher

You’ll be richer in the end than a prince, if you’re a friend. Edgar A. Guest

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off. Kevin Hart

Criticism is easy; achievement is difficult. Winston Churchill

Everything negative  pressure, challenges  is all an opportunity for me to rise. Kobe Bryant

Only a mediocre person is always at his best. W. Somerset Maugham

I like criticism. It makes you strong. LeBron James

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. Oprah Winfrey

You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. George Clooney

Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. Vince Lombardi

Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this. Celine Dion

Life is what happens while you are making other plans. John Lennon

Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met  obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty. John F. Kennedy

I enjoy every day, because I choose to. Tony Clark

Live for each second without hesitation. Elton John

I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. Elbert Hubbard

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

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. Confucius

As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in. Helen Keller

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Helen Keller

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King Jr

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And 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. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. Steve Jobs

Benjamin Franklin was a humanitarian that dedicated his life to making contributions to all humans. He had a clear purpose for himself: improve the human race.

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. Forrest Gump

Success is a matter of sticking to a set of common sense principles anyone can master. Earl Nightingale

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. LaoTze

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. Albert Einstein

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another. Helen Keller

Unless you’re continually improving your skills, you’re quickly becoming irrelevant. Stephen Covey

The healthiest response to life is joy. Deepak Chopra

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. Bill Gates

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. Lillian Dickson

If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. Ray Kroc

The best portion of a good man’s life is his little nameless, unencumbered acts of kindness and of love. Wordsworth

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser like focus. Bruce Lee

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on. Robert Frost

Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else. Mark Twain

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. Charles Swindoll

Use what talent you possess  the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. Henry vanDyke

Keep calm and carry on. Winston Churchill

To die laughing must be the most glorious of all glorious deaths! Edgar Allan Poe

Maybe that’s what life is a wink of the eye and winking stars. Jack Kerouac

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close knit family in another city. George Burns

Life is a flower of which love is the honey. Victor Hugo

Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. Marilyn Monroe

You need a mind open to possibility, conditioned to love the creative spirit we all have inside ourselves.

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

If faith asks, it will receive; if hope seeks, it will find; and if love knocks, the door will be opened to it. Charles Spurgeon

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss

If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others Dalai Lama

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

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. C. S. Lewis

Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny. Stephen Hawking

I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom. Rosa Parks

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being happy never goes out of style. Lilly Pulitzer

The greatest pleasure of life is love. Euripides

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. Mark Twain

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses

I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back. Ann Richards

Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. Benjamin Franklin

All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate I choose love. Johnny Cash

Life is about making an impact, not making an income. Kevin Kruse

I don’t go by the rule book I lead from the heart, not the head. Princess Diana

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation. Eudora Welty

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Audrey Hepburn

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain

Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life. Jackie Robinson

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin

Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring. Lilly Pulitzer