A collection of top quotes by great minds from time immemorial. These quotes contain the distilled wisdom that has been passed down through the ages and are full of wit, erudition and words that inspire.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
J. K. Rowling
Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .
C. S. Lewis
Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead Walk beside me… just be my friend
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.
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.
Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
A. A. Milne
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you.
Rita Mae Brown
Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.
Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.
Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
You get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little fucked up.
When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.
Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.
E. B. White