Famous English Quotations
List of famous English quotations from
politicians, authors, actors, scientists and philosophers.
"We cannot teach people anything; we can
only help them discover it
|"I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers."||Mahatma Gandhi|
"I suppose leadership at one time meant
muscles; but today it means
getting along with people."
“There is enough on earth for everybody’s need, but not for everyone’s
|"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."||Mahatma Gandhi|
|"Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever."||Mahatma Gandhi|
|"Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction."||Bill Gates|
|"Nothing strengthens authority as much as silence."||Charles de Gaulle|
|"Graveyards are full of indispensable men."||Charles de Gaulle|
|"Formula for success : rise early, work hard, strike oil."||J. Paul Getty|
|"Money isn't everything but it sure keeps you in touch with your children"||J. Paul Getty|
|"If you can actually count your money then you are not a rich man."||J. Paul Getty|
|"All the world over I will back the masses against the classes."||William Gladstone|
|"Enjoy when you can and endure when you must."||J.W. van Goethe|
"Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do."
|J.W. van Goethe|
|"Whatever you can do or dream, begin it."||J.W. van Goethe|
|"A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days."||J.W. van Goethe|
|"Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life."||J.W. van Goethe|
"However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do
and succeed at."
|"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change."||Stephen Hawking|
|"Life would be tragic if it weren't funny."||Stephen Hawking|
|"Work gives you meaning and purpose, and life is empty without it."||Stephen Hawking|
|"Never confuse movement with action."||Ernest Hemmingway|
|"There is no better friend than a book."||Ernest Hemmingway|
|"Drama is life with the dull bits cut out."||Alfred Hitchcock|
|"Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow."||Horace|
|"Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age."||Victor Hugo|
|"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."||Victor Hugo|
|"Life is the flower for which love is the honey."||Victor Hugo|
"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is
the mistress, memory is the
"Experience is not what
happens to a man. It is what a man does with
what happens to him."
|"Maybe this world is another planet's hell."||Aldous Huxley|
"In matters of style, swim with the current,
in matters of principle, stand
like a rock."
|"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."||Steve Jobs|
"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me.
Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's
what matters to me."
|"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."||Samuel Johnson|
|"Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks."||Samuel Johnson|
knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge
integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
|"Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise."||Samuel Johnson|
true measure of a man is how he treats
someone who can do him
absolutely no good."
|"When making your choices in life, do not forget to live."||Samuel Johnson|
"I am tomorrow when I establish today. I am
today when I established
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