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100 Famous Quotes by Famous Authors with Images

What are the most famous quotes by legendary authors? We’ve created a list of the most well-known quotes about life and love to help inspire you.

The Most Famous Quotes about Life

Life is a complex and confusing journey for most people. Here is some famous words and wisdom passed down through history.

Famous Quotes Life - Albert Einstein

1. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

Famous Quotes Life - Oscar Wilde

2. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Oscar Wilde

Famous Quotes Life - Bruce Lee

3. The more we value things, the less we value ourselves.

Bruce Lee

Famous Quotes Life - Audrey Hepburn

4. The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

Audrey Hepburn

Famous Quotes Life - Stephanie Klein

5. Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.

Stephanie Klein

Famous Quotes Life - Emily Dickinson

6. That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.

Emily Dickinson

Famous Quotes Life - Robert Louis Stevenson

7. Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Famous Quotes Life - Benjamin Franklin

8. Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.

Benjamin Franklin

Famous Quotes Life - Benard Baruch

9. Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

Benard Baruch

Famous Quotes Life - Creig Crippen

10. You will see in the world what you carry in your heart.

Creig Crippen

Famous Quotes Life - Dr. Seuss

11. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.

Dr. Seuss

Famous Quotes Life - George Eliot

12. It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Famous Quotes Life - Eleanor Roosevelt

13. Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Famous Quotes Life - Abraham Lincoln

14. Whatever you are, be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Famous Quotes Life - Kurt Vonnegut

15. We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

Famous Quotes Life - Haruki Murakami

16. Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Haruki Murakami

Famous Quotes Life - Rabindranath Tagore

17. The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.

Rabindranath Tagore

Famous Quotes Life - Vincent van Gogh

18. Normality is a paved road; it’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.

Vincent van Gogh

Famous Quotes Life - Ziad K. Abdelnour

19. Your past mistakes are meant to guide you, not define you.

Ziad K. Abdelnour

Famous Quotes Life - Charles R. Swindoll

20. Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

Charles R. Swindoll

Famous Quotes Life - Norman Cousins

21. Death is not the greatest loss of life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while we live.

Norman Cousins

Famous Quotes Life - Albert Schweitzer

22. The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.

Albert Schweitzer

Famous Quotes Life - Emily Dickinson

23. Unable are the loved to die for love is immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Famous Quotes Life - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

24. The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Famous Quotes Life - Warren Buffett

25. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

Warren Buffett

Famous Quotes About Love

Finding the right words to express our emotions isn’t always easy. Here are some romantic thoughts and quotes to share with someone you love.

Famous Quotes Love - Richard Bach

26. True love stories have no endings.

Richard Bach

Famous Quotes Love - Ina

27. And suddenly, all the love songs were about you.


Famous Quotes Love - Walt Whitman

28. We were together. I forget the rest.

Walt Whitman

Famous Quotes Love - Arrigo Boito

29. When I saw you I fell in love. And you smiled because you knew.

Arrigo Boito

Famous Quotes Love - Plato

30. Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.


Famous Quotes Love - The Beatles

31. Love is all you need.

The Beatles

Famous Quotes Love - Amelia Barr

32. The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.

Amelia Barr

Famous Quotes Love - Oscar Wilde

33. Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.

Oscar Wilde

Famous Quotes Love - Haruki Murakami

34. If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.

Haruki Murakami

Famous Quotes Love - Albert Einstein

35. Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Famous Quotes Love - Queen Elizabeth II

36. Grief is the price we pay for love.

Queen Elizabeth II

Famous Quotes Love - Dr. Seuss

37. You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

Dr. Seuss

Famous Quotes Love - Stephen Chbosky

38. We accept the love we think we deserve.

Stephen Chbosky

Famous Quotes Love - William Shakespeare

39. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

William Shakespeare

Famous Quotes Love - Paulo Coelho

40. One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

Paulo Coelho

Famous Quotes Love - Robert Frost

41. We love the things we love for what they are.

Robert Frost

Famous Quotes Love - Robert Frost

42. Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

Zelda Fitzgerald

Famous Quotes Love - Trisha Yearwood

43. What’s meant to be will always find a way.

Trisha Yearwood

Famous Quotes Love - Oscar Wilde (2)

44. The heart was made to be broken.

Oscar Wilde

Famous Quotes Love - Stephanie Perkins

45. For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.

Stephanie Perkins

Famous Quotes Love - Nicholas Sparks

46. I love you more than there are stars in the sky and fish in the sea.

Nicholas Sparks

Famous Quotes Love - Robert Frost (2)

47. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Robert Frost

Famous Quotes Love - Tom Robbins

48. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

Famous Quotes Love - Maya Angelou

49. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

Maya Angelou

Famous Quotes Love - A.A. Milne

50. Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.

A.A. Milne

Famous Inspirational Quotes

Attitude is everything, and sometimes a good thought can help motivate you throughout the day. Here are some of the most well-known positive quotes.

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Nelson Mandela

51. It always seems impossible until it’s done.

Nelson Mandela

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Brene Brown

52. Talk to yourself like you would someone you love.

Brene Brown

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Confucius

53. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.


Famous Inspirational Quotes - Robert H. Schuller

54. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Tony Robbins

55. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being excited of what could go right.

Tony Robbins

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Suzy Kassem

56. Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.

Suzy Kassem

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Vince Lombardi

57. The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

Vince Lombardi

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Mahatma Gandhi

58. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Winston Churchill

59. Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Dr. Robert Schuller

60. Tough times never last, but tough people do.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Thomas A. Edison

61. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Thomas A. Edison

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Winston S. Churchill

62. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Winston S. Churchill

Famous Inspirational Quotes - A.A. Milne

63. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart…I’ll always be with you.

A.A. Milne

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Roger Miller

64. Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.

Roger Miller

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Lao Tzu

65. Nature never hurries, yet everything is accomplished

Lao Tzu

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Norman Vincent Peale

66. Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Walt Whitman

67. Keep your face towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.

Walt Whitman

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Muhammad Ali

68. Don’t count the days, make the days count.

Muhammad Ali

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Lou Holtz

69. It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.

Lou Holtz

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Walt Disney Company

70. If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.

Walt Disney Company

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Oscar Wilde

71. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Henry Ford

72. Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.

Henry Ford

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Babe Ruth

73. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Babe Ruth

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Robert Louis Stevenson

74. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Famous Inspirational Quotes - Anne Frank

75. Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

Anne Frank

Famous Quotes about History

Learning from the past allows us to avoid repeating the same mistakes. Here are some powerful quotes about the importance of history and education.

Famous Quotes about History - Edmund Burke

76. Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.

Edmund Burke

Famous Quotes about History - Rumi

77. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.


Famous Quotes about History - Maximus

78. What we do in life, echoes in eternity.


Famous Quotes about History - Maya Angelou

79. History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

Maya Angelou

Famous Quotes about History - Theodore Roosevelt

80. Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.

Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Quotes about History - Thomas Jefferson

81. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

Famous Quotes about History - Robert A. Heinlein

82. A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.

Robert A. Heinlein

Famous Quotes about History - Albert Einstein

83. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

Famous Quotes about History - Martin Luther King Jr.

84. We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Famous Quotes about History - Galileo

85. You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.


Famous Quotes about Friendship

Find people who share your values and work hard to grow those relationships. Here are some notable quotes about friendship.

Famous Friendship Quotes - Euripides

86. Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.


Famous Friendship Quotes - Helen Keller

87. I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than alone in the light.

Helen Keller

Famous Friendship Quotes - Mencius

88. Friends are the siblings that god never gave us.


Famous Friendship Quotes - Irish Proverb

89. A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.

Irish Proverb

Famous Friendship Quotes - Abraham Lincoln

90. Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

Abraham Lincoln

Famous Friendship Quotes - Herodotus

91. Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.


Famous Friendship Quotes - Alexandre Dumas

92. Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.

Alexandre Dumas

Famous Friendship Quotes - Jess C. Scott

93. Friends are the family you choose.

Jess C. Scott

Famous Friendship Quotes - Bob Marley

94. The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.

Bob Marley

Famous Friendship Quotes - William James

95. We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.

William James

Famous Friendship Quotes - Aristotle

96. A friend to all is a friend to none.


Famous Friendship Quotes - Elbert Hubbard

97. A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

Elbert Hubbard

Famous Friendship Quotes - Charles Darwin

98. A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

Charles Darwin

Famous Friendship Quotes - William Butler Yeats

99. There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.

William Butler Yeats

Famous Friendship Quotes - Marcel Proust

100. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust