Best Quotes Around the World

Discover the magic of words and the wisdom of the world's thinkers on our Best Quotes Around the World website www.quotea.net. We offer a collection of inspirational quotes to encourage, motivate and make you think. From ancient philosophers to modern authors, our collection includes the most beautiful thoughts from all corners of the world. Join us and be inspired by the power of words!

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Well begun is half done.

Aristotle

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.

Amelia Earhart

You cannot open a book without learning something.

Confucius

I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance.

Diogenes

Pop music can absorb so many peculiar talents, ranging from the completely nonmusical poseur who just uses music as a kind of springboard for a sense of style, to people who just love putting all that complicated stuff together, brick by brick, on their computers, to people like me who like playing conceptual games and being surprised.

Brian Eno

I can easily imagine Obama sitting down and talking to any leader – or any person – in the world, with no baggage of past servitude or race supremacy to mar their talks.

Alice Walker

Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.

Albert Einstein

Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.

Francis Bacon

Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now.

Elvis Presley

Morse conquered his electrical difficulties although he was only a painter, and I don’t intend to give in either till all is completed.

Alexander Graham Bell

The best of us must sometimes eat our words.

J. K. Rowling

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

Andrew Carnegie

I have never smuggled anything in my life. Why, then, do I feel an uneasy sense of guilt on approaching a customs barrier?

John Steinbeck

Only the really plain people know about love – the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.

Katharine Hepburn

It is a very mixed blessing to be brought back from the dead.

Kurt Vonnegut

Give to everyone who begs from you; and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again. And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them.

Jesus Christ

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Benjamin Franklin

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.

Albert Camus

I’ve got a very interesting background.

Jackie Chan

I don’t generally read reviews.

Alice Walker

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

Abraham Maslow

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.

Aristotle

I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.

Elvis Presley

Among all the marvels of modern invention, that with which I am most concerned is, of course, air transportation. Flying is perhaps the most dramatic of recent scientific attainment. In the brief span of thirty-odd years, the world has seen an inventor’s dream first materialized by the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk become an everyday actuality.

Amelia Earhart

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?

Buddha

I can handle pain.

Adam Sandler

If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.

Albert Einstein

Most men are within a finger’s breadth of being mad.

Diogenes

Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

Benjamin Franklin

To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.

Confucius

I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I’m singing now is what makes the money.

Elvis Presley

Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.

Immanuel Kant

Meditation has been a loyal friend to me. It has helped me write my books.

Alice Walker

Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.

George Washington

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.

Charles Dickens

When you’re around kids you can be a little kid yourself and pretend that life is magic and you don’t have to be one of those sweaty people going to work every day.

Amy Winehouse

There is in me an anarchy and frightful disorder. Creating makes me die a thousand deaths, because it means making order, and my entire being rebels against order. But without it I would die, scattered to the winds.

Albert Camus

Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.

Amelia Earhart

I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one of the things that women have is men.

Coco Chanel

Hundreds of people who’ve never written before send in ‚Dr. Who‘ scripts. They may have good ideas, but what they fail to realise is that writing for TV is incredibly complicated. They have no idea how difficult it is and what the financial commitment is.

Douglas Adams

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Aristotle

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.

Andrew Carnegie

There are too many people that depend on me. I’m too obligated. I’m in too far to get out.

Elvis Presley

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Benjamin Franklin

My kind of composing is more like the work of a gardener. The gardener takes his seeds and scatters them, knowing what he is planting but not quite what will grow where and when – and he won’t necessarily be able to reproduce it again afterwards either.

Brian Eno

Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war – for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I’d say we deserve ours more.

John Lennon

A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.

Diogenes

I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

It is all fiction, only autobiographical in the sense it is about a small town. None of the incidents in the book ever happened to me as a child. I didn’t have an eventful childhood.

Harper Lee

I say a murder is abstract. You pull the trigger and after that you do not understand anything that happens.

Jean-Paul Sartre

I don’t do any vulgar movements.

Elvis Presley

Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.

Amelia Earhart

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it – this is knowledge.

Confucius

Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.

Albert Camus

The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.

Benjamin Franklin