200 Inspirational Quotes about life
Dan Zadra~ Worry is a misuse of imagination.
Elizabeth Clarkson Zwart~ The older I grow the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.
Zeno~ The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.
David Zucker~ Quit now youll never make it. If you disregard this advice youll be halfway there.
Peter York~ Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world.
Anzia Yezierska~ When I only begin to read I forget Im on this world. It lifts me on wings with high thoughts.
Malcolm X~ Power never takes a back step – only in the face of more power.
Malcolm X~ Youre not to be so blind with patriotism that you cant face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or says it.
Malcolm X~ The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Malcolm X~ Be peaceful be courteous obey the law respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X~ Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If youre a man you take it.
Malcolm X~ You cant separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
C. Kent Wright~ To sway an audience you must watch them as you speak.
George Winters~ If God had really intended men to fly hed make it easier to get to the airport.
Dick Werthimer~ The purpose of life is to fight maturity.
William of Wykeham~ Manners maketh man.
William Jr. Wrigley~ When two men in business always agree one of them is unnecessary.
Billy Wilder~ Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
Don Wood~ Stupid is forever ignorance can be fixed.
John Witherspoon~ Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
Christian Williams~ Words are a heavy thing…they weigh you down. If birds talked they couldnt fly.
Christian Williams~ Joel Ed are you hallucinating Ed Oh yeah but not right now.
Virginia Woolf~ If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Virginia Woolf~ For most of history Anonymous was a woman.
Virginia Woolf~ Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
Virginia Woolf~ I have lost friends some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.
David T. Wolf~ Idealism is what precedes experience cynicism is what follows.
Chaim Weizmann~ A law is something which must have a moral basis so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
John Webster~ Theres nothing sooner dry than womens tears. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Diane Wakoski~ Learning to live what youre born with is the process the involvement the making of a life.
Artemus Ward~ Why is this thus What is the reason for this thusness
Artemus Ward~ I have given two cousins to war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wifes brother.
Arthur Wellesley~ Be discreet in all things and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious about any.
William Walsh~ I can endure my own despair but not anothers hope.
Irving Wallace~ To be ones self and unafraid whether right or wrong is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
Leon Wieseltier~ No great deed private or public had ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty.
Joe Weinstein~ My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to cents a can. Thats almost . in dog money.
Wil Wheaton~ Im keenly aware of the Pride coming before the Fall . . . but I really do like what Ive been able to do here.
Tom Wolfe~ A cult is a religion with no political power.
Jane Wyman~ The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
Tobias Wolff~ We are made to persist. Thats how we find out who we are.
Henry Wallace~ The century which we are entering can be and must be the century of the common man.
Carolyn Wells~ Actions lie louder than words.
Tom Wilson~ Honesty is the best image. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Tom Wilson~ These days an income is something you cant live without–or within.
Georg Wilhelm~ Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.
Alan Watts~ Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel for love is not ours to command.
Alan Woods~ Blame someone else and get on with your life.
John A. Wheeler~ If you havent found something strange during the day it hasnt been much of a day.
Julia Louise Woodruff~ Out of the strain of the Doing Into the peace of the Done.
John Wilson~ Oh for a book and a shady nook… (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Edwin P. Whipple~ An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
Henry Winkler~ Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
Thorstein Veblen~ Invention is the mother of necessity.
Thorstein Veblen~ No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.
Thorstein Veblen~ The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.
Thorstein Veblen~ Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
Craig Volk~ The killing was the best part. It was the dying I couldnt take.
Craig Volk~ Id rather get my brains blown out in the wild than wait in terror at the slaughterhouse.
Ken Venturi~ . Never tell everything at once.
Johann von Neumann~ In mathematics you dont understand things. You just get used to them.
Vulgate~ Great is truth and all powerful.
Johann von Neumann~ You wake me up early in the morning to tell me I am right Please wait until I am wrong.
Vulgate~ Behold the man. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Edgard Varese~ Everyone is born with genius but most people only keep it a few minutes.
Louis Vermeil~ The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.
Marcus Terentius Varro~ The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.
Francois Villon~ I know all except myself.
Kurt Vonnegut~ Like so many Americans she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.
Kurt Vonnegut~ New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with the richer we become.
Kurt Vonnegut~ Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Kurt Vonnegut~ We are what we pretend to be so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
Harry Vaughan~ If you cant stand the heat get out of the kitchen.
Stephen Vizinczey~ Strange as it seems no amount of learning can cure stupidity and formal education positively fortifies it.
Marie De Vichy-Chaconne~ It is only the first step that is difficult. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Domitus Ulpian~ Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due.
Carlos A. Urbizo~ Stoop and youll be stepped on stand tall and youll be shot at.
Mo Udall~ If you can find something everyone agrees on its wrong.
Stewart L. Udall~ We have I fear confused power with greatness.
Theocritus of Chios~ Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense.
Phyllis Theroux~ To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.
Matthew Trump~ Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say.
W. N. Taylor~ Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.
John Tudor~ A rumor without a leg to stand on will get around some other way.
Amy Tan~ You see what power is – holding someone elses fear in your hand and showing it to them
Amy Tan~ Memory feeds imagination. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Barbara Tober~ Traditions are group efforts to keep the unexpected from happening.
Henry Timrod~ Spring is a true reconstructionist.
G. M. Trevelyan~ Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
G. M. Trevelyan~ Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
John Tillotson~ Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
John Tillotson~ A good word is an easy obligation but not to speak ill requires only our silence which costs nothing.
Leon Tec~ A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.
Charlize Theron~ Theres only so much you can do but if somebody doesnt give you a chance there is nothing you can do.
Celia Thaxter~ There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.
Ted Turner~ If I only had a little humility Id be perfect. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Joseph P. Thompson~ Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
James Thorpe~ Household tasks are easier and quicker when they are done by somebody else.
Wu Ting-Fang~ Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled.
C. V. R. Thompson~ Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light.
Sir Henry Taylor~ The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.
Themistocles~ I have with me two gods Persuasion and Compulsion. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Themistocles~ I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man I want a man without money rather than money without a man.
Booth Tarkington~ There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever and one of them is that he has taken to drink.
Thucydides~ We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
Thucydides~ The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Martin Tupper~ A good book is the best of friends the same today and forever.
Fred Thompson~ After two years in Washington I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.
Donald Trump~ Money was never a big motivation for me except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Donald Trump~ A little more moderation would be good. Of course my life hasnt exactly been one of moderation.
Quintus Septimius Tertullianus~ Truth persuades by teaching but does not teach by persuading.
Quintus Septimius Tertullianus~ Out of the frying pan into the fire. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
James Thurber~ Well if I called the wrong number why did you answer the phone
James Thurber~ You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.
James Thurber~ There is no safety in numbers or in anything else.
James Thurber~ Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead.
James Thurber~ The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurber~ There are two kinds of light — the glow that illumines and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber~ You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
James Thurber~ All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from and to and why.
James Thurber~ It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
James Thurber~ Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
James Thurber~ The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste and the only limitations those of libel.
James Thurber~ It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy.
James Thurber~ I hate women because they always know where things are.
James Thurber~ He knows all about art but he doesn’t know what he likes.
Tiberius~ In a free state there should be freedom of speech and thought.
Willie Tyler~ The reason lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn’t there the second time.
Kelvin III Throop~ Isn’t it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction listen to weather forecasts and economists
Thales~ Know thyself. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Thales~ The past is certain the future obscure.
Thales~ A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.
Anne Tyler~ I’ve never quite believed that one chance is all I get.
Anne Tyler~ It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
Anne Tyler~ People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.
Francis Thompson~ In attempts to improve your character know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Trieu Thi Trinh~ My wish is to ride the tempest tame the waves kill the sharks. I will not resign myself…
Bert Leston Taylor~ A bore is a man who when you ask him how he is tells you.
Margaret Thatcher~ Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.
Margaret Thatcher~ I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.
Margaret Thatcher~ To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan you should wear it inside where it functions best.
Margaret Thatcher~ Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
Theophrastus~ Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Kilgore Trout~ The universe is a big place perhaps the biggest.
Paul Tillich~ The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself in spite of being unacceptable.
Paul Tillich~ Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
Paul Tillich~ The first duty of love is to listen. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
J. Arthur Thomson~ The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
Cornelius Tacitus~ Keen at the start but careless at the end.
Cornelius Tacitus~ I am my nearest neighbour.
Cornelius Tacitus~ It is the rare fortune of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks.
Cornelius Tacitus~ He had a certain frankness and generosity qualities indeed which turn to a mans ruin unless tempered with discretion.
Cornelius Tacitus~ No hatred is so bitter as that of near relations.
Cornelius Tacitus~ There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
Cornelius Tacitus~ That cannot be safe which is not honourable.
Edward Thomas~ The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.
Gary Trudeau~ Ive been trying for some time to develop a lifestyle that doesn’t require my presence.
Sue Patton Thoele~ Abundance is in large part an attitude. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
James Thomson~ Absence with all its pains is by this charming moment wiped away.
Eckhart Tolle~ Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Firesign Theatre~ Hello seeker Now don’t feel alone here in the New Age because there’s a seeker born every minute.
Madame de Tencin~ Never refuse any advance of friendship for if nine out of ten bring you nothing one alone may repay you.
George Tooker~ Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings.
Paul Theroux~ Travel is only glamorous in retrospect. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Judge Gideon J. Tucker~ No mans life liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.
Alan Turing~ Machines take me by surprise with great frequency.
Marchioness Townsend~ Never tell a man you can read him through and through most people prefer to be thought enigmas.
Kenneth Tynan~ A neurosis is a secret that you don’t know you are keeping.
Charles M. Schulz~ I have a new philosophy. I’m only going to dread one day at a time.
Charles M. Schulz~ There’s a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.
Charles M. Schulz~ Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Charles M. Schulz~ Dont worry about the world coming to an end today. Its already tomorrow in Australia.
Charles M. Schulz~ Try not to have a good time…this is supposed to be educational.
Charles M. Schulz~ My life has no purpose no direction no aim no meaning and yet I’m happy. I cant figure it out. What am I doing right
Charles M. Schulz~ That’s the secret to life… replace one worry with another….
Charles M. Schulz~ No problem is so formidable that you cant walk away from it.
Vida D. Scudder~ It is through creating not possessing that life is revealed.
Arthur Stringer~ Society my dear is like salt water good to swim in but hard to swallow.
Corky Siegel~ Life is too important to take seriously. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
Madame de Stael~ Sow good services sweet remembrances will grow them.
Leopold Stein~ To be intelligent is to be open-minded active memoried and persistently experimental.
Elizabeth Elton Smith~ There is an applause superior to that of the multitudes ones own.
Dorothee Solle~ If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something I can neither give nor receive.
Andrew Schneider~ Marriage. Its like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future.
Andrew Schneider~ Sometimes the mind for reasons we don’t necessarily understand just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk.
Andrew Schneider~ I always admired atheists. I think it takes a lot of faith.
Andrew Schneider~ There can be no spirituality no sanctity no truth without the female sex.
Andrew Schneider~ Real meaningful endeavours the biggies in human existence often require the sacrifice of others.
Andrew Schneider~ Trees like to have kids climb on them but trees are much bigger than we are and much more forgiving.
Andrew Schneider~ By mid-November I always like to have an extra pounds on me.
Andrew Schneider~ There’s a lot to be said for self-delusionment when it comes to matters of the heart.
Andrew Schneider~ This is Chris-in-the-Morning with the weather and time– hours later than it was yesterday and cold.
Andrew Schneider~ People are simply incapable of prolonged sustained goodness.
Andrew Schneider~ You bluffed me I don’t like it when people bluff me. It makes me question my perception of reality.
Sharon Salzberg~ Each decision we make each action we take is born out of an intention.
Sharon Salzberg~ Life is like and ever-shifting kaleidoscope – a slight change and all patterns alter.
Sharon Salzberg~ We learn and grow and are transformed not so much by what we do but by why and how we do it.
Karen Sunde~ To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven. (Inspirational Quotes about life)
David Smith~ In this business you either sink or swim or you don’t.