Quote collection #3 (31)

Leonardo Da Vinci

“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.”

“Our life is made by the death of others.”

“Water is the driving force of all nature.”

“He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.”

Ben Franklin

“Hunger is the best pickle.”

“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.”

“There’s small revenge in words, but words may be greatly revenged.”

“Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee.”

Albert Einstein

“The attmpt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.”

“The legs are the wheels of creativity.”

“Mere unbelief in a personal God is no philosophy at all.”

“The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.”

“The thinking that we are has brought us to where we have already been. In order to go somewhere else, we must think in a different way.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.”

“Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.”

“If a man makes continous efforts, we can save him.”

“We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.”

“One man’s word is no man’s word; we should quietly hear both sides.”

“What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.”

“If the mass of people hesitate to act, strike with swiftly and with boldness, the brave heart that understands and seizes opportunity can everything.”


“A great man is always willing to be little.”

“Men are respectable only as they respect.”

“Self-trust is the first secret to success.”

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”


“He who confers a benefit on anyone loves him better than he is beloved.”

“A bad man can do a million times more harm than a beast.”

“Men acquire a particular quality by acting in a particular way.”

“A very populous city can rarely, if ever, be well governed.”

“I say that habit’s just a long practice, friend, and this becomes men’s nature in the end.”

“Some men are just as sure of the truth of their opinions as are others of what they know.”

“It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.”

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Quote collection #2 (40 quotes)

Henry Ford

“Coming together is a beginning, Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

“Quality is doing it right when no one is looking.”

“When everything seems to be against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

“It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.”

“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.”

“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.”

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.”

Lord Chesterfield

“The more one works, the more willing one is to work.”

“Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.”

“Character must be kept bright as well as clean.”

“Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.”

“Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.”

“Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.”

“Know the value of time; snach, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.”

“Wear your learning as a watch, in a private pocket; and do not put it out and strike it merely to show that you have one.”

“When a person is in fashion, all they do is right.”

“Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing right.”

Marcus Aurelius

“Anger cannot be dishonest.”

“To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.”

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”

“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.”

“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

“Our life is what our thoughts make it.”

“Because a thing seems difficult to you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish.”

“Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Nothing is more fatal to health than over care of it.”

“He that takes a wife, takes care.”

“Love and lordship hate companions.”

“Trusting too much to other’s care is the ruin of many.”

“A good wife and a good health is a man’s best wealth.”

“Would you live with ease, do what you ought, and not what you please.”

“You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.”

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.”

“If you have time don’t wait for time.”

“Rather go to bed supperless, than rise in debt.”

“Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy.”

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Quote collection (71 quotes)

Mark Twain:

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of majorty, it’s time to pause and reflect.”

“Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.”

“If it is a miracle, any sort of evidence will answer, but if it is a fact, proof is necessary.”

“Diligence is a good thing, but taking things easy is much more restful.”

“Man was made at the end of the week’s work, when God was tired.”

“Nothing so liberates a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kind of people.”

“Write without pay until someone offers to pay.”

“I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places.”

“The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong.”

“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”


“Those who know how to think need no teachers.”

“There is no god higher than truth.”

“Live as you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

“A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better and greater than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, and what is worse, to avoid trouble.”

“Peace is its own reward.”

“Love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is the humblest imaginable.”

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”


“To know what is right, and not do it is the wordst cowardice.”

“Learning without thought is labor lost, thought without learning is laborous.”

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”

“Forget injuries; never forget kindness.”

“Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?”

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.”

“Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.”

“The superior man understands what is right, the inferior man understands what will sell.”

“Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.”

“Never hesitate to ask a lesser person.”

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.”

“When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it: this is knowledge.”

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same person.”

“The only thing constant in life is change.”

“No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.”

“When our hatred is too bitter it places us below those whom we hate.”


“The man of science is a poor philosopher.”

“I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.”

“Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”

“Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.”

“Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.”

“The hardet thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”

“Politics is far more complicated than physics.”

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”

“Isn’t it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow.”

“Do not worry your problems in mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.”

“It is strange to be known so universally and yet be so lonely.”

“It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.”

Jim Rohn

“What you become directly influences what you get.”

“Never wish life were easier, wish you were better.”

“The more you know the less you need to say.”

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day.”

“We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.”

“The book you don’t read can’t help.”

“For every promise, there is price to pay.”

“Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book.”

“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.”

“There are only about a half dozen things that make 80% of the difference in any area of our life.”

“Failure is simply a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.”

“Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.”

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off sometimes. What matter most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.”

“Money is usually attracted, not pursued.”

“Don’t operate on the heart with a hatchet.”

“For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.”

“Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.”

“The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.”

“It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future. What happens, happens to us all. It is what you do about what happens that counts.”

“Income seldom exceeds personal development.”

“Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”

“We get paid for bringing value to the market place.”

“Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.”

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Zig Ziglar quotes (2)

“This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.”

“The way you see people is the way you treat them.”

“Money wont make you happy… But everybody wants to find out for themselves.”

“Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.”

“You don’t pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.”

“If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.”

“If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.”

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Zig Ziglar quotes

“You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.”

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest, becoming all that we can be.”

“People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.”

“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.”

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

“People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.”

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Publilius Syrus quotes

“The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment.”

“A rolling stone can gather no moss.”

“He is truly wise who gains wisdom from another’s mishap.”

“Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.”

“Successful guilt is the bane of society.”

“Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.”

“How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.”

“No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not.”

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Blaise Pascal quotes

“Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and what is powerful may be just.”

“The heart has reasons that reason cannot know.”

“Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.”

“You always admire what you really don’t understand.”

“Imagination decides everything.”

“All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.”

“Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.”

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