Famous English Quotations
List of famous English quotations from
politicians, authors, actors, scientists and philosophers.
|C||"Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn."||Miguel de Cervantes|
"Nature gives you the face you have at
twenty; it is up to you to merit
the face you have at fifty."
|"There are people who have money and people who are rich."||Coco Chanel|
"Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is
|"Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up."||G.K. Chesterton|
|"A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition."||G.K. Chesterton|
|"I married an archaeologist
because the older I grow the more he
|"Very few of us are what we seem."||Agatha Christie|
"All great things are simple, and many can
be expressed in single
words : freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
"A lie gets halfway around the world before
the truth has a chance to get
its pants on."
pessimist sees the difficulty in every
opportunity; an optimist sees
the opportunity in every difficulty."
|"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it
takes to sit down and listen."
"Success is the ability to go from one
failure to another with no loss of
|"If you are going through hell, keep going."||Winston Churchill|
|"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."||Winston Churchill|
|"The price of greatness is responsibility."||Winston Churchill|
|"Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge."||Winston Churchill|
"You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."
|"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."||Winston Churchill|
|"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others."||Cicero|
"Progress is the injustice each generation
commits with regard to its
|"Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious"||Jean Cocteau|
"I believe in luck; how else can you explain
the success of those you
|"Style is a simple way of saying complicated things." l||Jean Cocteau|
"Choose a job you love, and you will never
have to work a day in your
|"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."||Confucius|
|"It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."||Confucius|
|"Men's natures are alike. It's their habits that carry them far apart."||Confucius|
|"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."||Confucius|
|"Respect yourself and others will respect you."||Confucius|
|"The superior man is slow in his words and earnest in his conduct."||Confucius|
|"Silence is a true friend who never betrays."||Confucius|
|"I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy."||Marie Curie|
|"Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. "||Marie Curie|
|"Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood."||Marie Curie|
"One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains
to be done."
|D||"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."||Salvador Dali|
|"Have no fear of perfection; you'll never reach it."||Salvador Dali|
"It is not the strongest of the species that
survives, nor the most
intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."
|"It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter."||Marlene Dietrich|
|"Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours."||Benjamin Disraeli|
"The greatest good you can do for another is
not just share your riches,
but reveal to him his own."
|"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."||Benjamin Disraeli|
|"Little things affect little minds."||Benjamin Disraeli|
|"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me."||Benjamin Disraeli|
|"The secret of success is constancy of purpose."||Benjamin Disraeli|
|"Success is the child of audacity."||Benjamin Disraeli|
"Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell
together; at the door where the
latter enters, the former makes its exit.
|"All for one and one for all."||Alexandre Dumas|
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