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Famous English Quotations


List of famous English quotations from
politicians, authors, actors, scientists and philosophers.



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Quotation

Author

K "Science is organised knowledge. Wisdom is organised life." Immanuel Kant
  “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.” John F. Kennedy
  "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." John F. Kennedy
  "When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other represents opportunity." John F. Kennedy
  "Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all." John F. Kennedy
  "Liberty without learning is always in peril;  learning without liberty is always in vain." John F. Kennedy
  "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 Kennedy
  "More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause." Rose Kennedy
"Education : the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent. John Maynard Keynes
  "In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends." Martin Luther King
  "The time is always right to do what is right."  Martin Luther King 
"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now." Martin Luther King
  "Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves." Rudyard Kipling
  "A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty." Rudyard Kipling
"Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade." Rudyard Kipling
  "He travels the fastest who travels alone." Rudyard Kipling
"The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvellously." Henry Kissinger
  "The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it's their fault." Henry Kissinger
     
L "We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection." Dalai Lama
  "Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans." John Lennon
  "In the end it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln
  "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." Abraham Lincoln
  "You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." Abraham Lincoln
  "You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time." Abraham Lincoln
     
M "No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution." Niccolo Machiavelli
  "People ask for criticism, but they only want praise." Somerset Maugham
  "It is cruel to discover one's mediocrity only when it is too late." Somerset Maugham
  "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it." Moliere
  "To the soul there is hardly anything more healing than friendship." Thomas Moore
     
     
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