Quotable Quotes

The power of human's thought that is put into words

Below are memorable quotes I gathered from various sources. They all are meaningful and thought-provoking. The list is expanding so check back often for more "quotable" quotes.


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William James - "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."


C. S. Lewis - "We are what we believe we are."


Socrates - "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."


William Penn - "Time is what we want most, but what we use worst."


Bill Cosby - "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."


Robert Byrne - "The purpose of life is a life of purpose."


Henry David Thoreau - "The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it."


Frank Lloyd Wright - "The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes."


Thomas Carlyle - "He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything."


Margaret Thatcher - "I don't mind how much my Ministers talk, so long as they do what I say."


Margaret Thatcher - "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."


Mother Teresa - "Peace begins with a smile."


Maya Angelou - "Nothing will work unless you do."


Saint Francis de Sales - "Be who you are and be that well."


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - "Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes."


Henry David Thoreau - "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend."


Napoleon Bonaparte - "History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon."


Napoleon Bonaparte - "Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it."


Aristotle - "What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do."


William Hazlitt - "The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much."


Henry Ward Beecher - "The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government."


Blaise Pascal - "Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience."


Martin Luther King, Jr. - "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."


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