It’s a tall order to come up with the best quotes of all-time.
It’s kind of like asking someone for their favorite movies or books. Just as with those media, certain quotations might have more meaning for us at various times in our lives.
And, yet, we feel very strongly about our 27 favorite quotes from notables like Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller, and Leonardo da Vinci. These inspirational and motivational quotes stand the test of time.
Sure, some of these may resonate with you different based on your current circumstances, but still we think you’ll appreciate the brilliance of these thought-provoking sayings. Enjoy!
1.) Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
2.) Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
3.) As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci
4.) The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
5.) A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw
6.) The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
7.) I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
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8.) Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
9.) Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
10.) Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, “Wow what a ride!
Hunter S. Thompson
11.) You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
12.) In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.
13.) If then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.
14.) Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
15.) Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
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16.) Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
17.) What You Can Do, or Dream You Can, Begin It; Boldness Has Genius, Power, and Magic in It.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
18.) A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
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19.) True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
The Little Prince
20.) There is nothing so horrible in nature as to see a beautiful theory murdered by an ugly gang of facts.
21.) It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
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22.) Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
23.) Love the life you live. Live the life you love.
24.) It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.
25.) Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.
26.) Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
27.) Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.
Put These Quotes To Use
We hope you enjoyed these inspirational quotes – the 27 best of all time. There are lots of ways you can use a good quote. For instance, share one of your favorite on social media – post it on your Facebook home page or your LinkedIn page.
Or, incorporate a motivational quote into your email sign-off. Use these fun quotes in conversation and letter writing. The options are endless, so please be creative.
— Clair Adams and Mike O’Halloran
Clair writes about family, pop culture, and books. Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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