Saturday, April 6, 2013

More Quotes By Famous People

You were beginning to enjoy the quotes by famous people listed above weren't you? Too much of a good thing can never be bad so here are some more famous quotations for you to sink your teeth into. Try these on for size.

He who has a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters.
-- Frank Lloyd Wright

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
-- Oscar Wilde

Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.
-- James Stephens

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it's their fault.
-- Henry Kissinger

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
-- Will Durant

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
-- Xenocrates

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.
-- Vince Lombardi

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
-- Martin Fraquhar Tupper

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
-- Oscar Wilde

The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
-- General George Patton

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
-- Mae West

The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
-- Tom Clancy

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
-- Mark Twain

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
-- Niccolo Machiavelli

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
-- Benjamin Franklin

There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
-- Flannery O'Connor

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
-- Sir Winston Churchill

Love is friendship set on fire. -- Jeremy Taylor

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. -- Mark Twain

Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
-- Wernher Von Braun

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
-- Abba Eban

As you can see these quotes by famous people are full of imagery that cause you to really think about what is being said. There is no doubt why these people became famous and why these famous quotes have lasted the test of time.

Hopefully the messages contained in these quotes have jumped out at you as they were intended by the speakers.


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