Top 50 Famous Quotes About Life and Success

quotes about creativity and success

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

—Ayn Rand

quotes about courage and strength

2. The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.

—Ayn Rand

quotes about keeping secrets

3. Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

—Benjamin Franklin

quotes about patience

4. He that can have patience can have what he will.

—Benjamin Franklin

quotes about personal beliefs

5. I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

—Bertrand Russell

quotes about wars

6. War does not determine who is right—only who is left.

—Bertrand Russell

quotes about human dignity

7. A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

—Charles Dickens

quotes about laughter

8. There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.

—Charles Dickens

quotes about fake people

9. Walk with those seeking truth… Run from those who think they’ve found it.

—Deepak Chopra

quotes about how to achieve success

10. If you focus on success, you’ll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.

—Deepak Chopra

quotes about letting go

11. Sometimes letting go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.

—Eckhart Tolle

quotes about being sad

12. The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

—Eckhart Tolle

quotes about religion

13. All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

—Edgar Allan Poe

quotes about the past

14. The past is a pebble in my shoe.

—Edgar Allan Poe

quotes about loving too much

15. The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special, too.

—Ernest Hemingway

quotes about alcohol

16. I drink to make other people more interesting.

—Ernest Hemingway

quotes about seeking truth

17. Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.

—Friedrich Nietzsche

quotes about life

18. There are no facts, only interpretations.

—Friedrich Nietzsche

quotes about life

19. Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

—George Bernard Shaw

quotes about confrontation

20. Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.

—George Bernard Shaw

quotes about wars

21. People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

—George Orwell

quotes about reality

22. Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.

—George Orwell

quotes about true friendship

23. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to appellation.

—George Washington

quotes about strength

24. The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.

—George Washington

quotes about thinking

25. People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.

—Helen Keller

quotes about moving on

26. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

—Helen Keller

quotes about judging others

27. He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

—Immanuel Kant

quotes about complaining

28. One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterwards if people step on him.

—Immanual Kant

quotes about focus

29. Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.

—Jack Kerouac

quotes about not giving a f

30. I don’t know, I don’t care, and it doesn’t make any difference.

—Jack Kerouac

quotes about finding opportunity

31. The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger—but recognize the opportunity.

—John F. Kennedy

quotes about failing

32. Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.

—John F. Kennedy

quotes about music

33. Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

—Jimi Hendrix

quotes about love

34. When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

—Jimi Hendrix

quotes about education

35. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

—Jim Rohn

quotes about success

36. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

—Jim Rohn

quotes about strength and courage

37. We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.

—Joel Osteen

quotes about getting up

38. No matter how many times you get knocked down, keep getting back up.

—Joel Osteen

quotes about modern education

39. If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.

—John Dewey

quotes about science

40. Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

—John Dewey

quotes about dreams and nightmares

41. I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?

—John Lennon

quotes about fate

42. There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.

—John Lennon

quotes about communism

43. Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win.

—Karl Marx

quotes about changing the world

44. The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.

—Karl Marx

quotes about regrets

45. Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.”

—Kurt Vonnegut

quotes about environments

46. I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.

—Kurt Vonnegut

quotes about being true to oneself

47. A life that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.

—Alfred Tennyson

quotes about happiness

48. The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but on the mastery of his passions.

—Lord Tennyson

quotes about change

49. We shouldn’t be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas.

—Noam Chomsky

quotes about education

50. How it is we have so much information, but know so little?

—Noam Chomsky

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