Famous Quotes

I get a great deal of pleasure in reading quotes that fall in line with what I believe.

This perhaps is my favourite;

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.”
Marianne Williamson

“There are thousands and thousands of people out there leading lives of quiet, screaming desperation, where they work long, hard hours at jobs they hate to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like.”
Nigel Marsh

“An unexamined life is not worth living.”
Socrates

“Don’t die with your music still in you.”
Dr. Wayne Dyer

“EGO” ; “Edge God Out”
Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Enough is as good as a feast.”
Alan Watts

“Everything popular is wrong.”
Oscar Wilde

“Once you label me, you negate me.”
Soren Kierkegaard

“The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.”
Richard M. Nixon

“If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.”
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”
Christoper Morley

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
Thomas A. Edison

“Everything that I know… I know only because I love.”
Leo Tolstoy

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”
Joseph Campbell

“A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.”
Christoper Morley

“Who so loves believes the impossible.”
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now – always.”
Albert Schweitzer

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
Albert Camus

“There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”
Robert F. Kennedy

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain

“We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.”
Anais Nin

“Knowledge is when you learn something new every day. Wisdom is when you let something go every day.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”
George Bernard Shaw

“No Man is an Island”
John Donne

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved but what he aspires to.”
Kahlil Gibran

“Better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for the public and have no self.”
Cyril Connolly

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
Neale Donald Walsch

“When it’s dark enough, you can see the stars.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.”
Washington Irving

“Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes.”
Nicholas Sparks – The Notebook