Famous Seneca quotes

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca Lucius Annaeus Seneca the Younger, usually known as Seneca, was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work, satirist, from the post-Augustan age of Latin literature. Seneca was born in Cordoba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was…

Lisa Nichols quotes

Change your thoughts to change your life. ― Lisa Nichols Who is Lisa Nichols? An International Motivational Speaker, Best-selling Author, Founder and CEO of Motivating the Masses, Award Winner and a Philanthropist. She was featured in the world-famous, “The Secret” which sold over 30 million copies and helped millions of people around the world. Let…

Arthur Schopenhauer quotes

Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see. ― Arthur Schopenhauer. Who is Arthur Schopenhauer? Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, which characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a…

Aristotle quotes collection

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. ― Aristotle And self-control – what lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. ― Aristotle Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient Greece. Taught by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the…

William Shakespeare quotes

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. ― William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of…

Franz Kafka quotes

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self. ― Franz Kafka. Who is Franz Kafka? Franz Kafka was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of…

John D. Rockefeller quotes

I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. I believe that the law was made for man and not man for the law; that government is…

Pablo Neruda quotes

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my…

Sand quotes collection

In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth. ― Rachel Carson. What is sand? Sand is a granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. Sand has various compositions but is defined by its grain size. Sand grains are smaller than…

Richard Brooke quotes

Creativity is not the exclusive property of genius. Creative thought is the direct result of being motivated. ― Richard Bliss Brooke. Who is Richard Brooke? Richard Bliss Brooke is also an ontological coach, transformational retreat leader, and keynote speaker. He is the author of The Four Year Career® and Mach2: The Art of Vision &…

Rumi quotes collection

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. ― Rumi. And: Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you. ― Rumi Rumi was born to native Persian-speaking parents, more popularly known simply as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet,…

George Bernard Shaw quotes

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ― George Bernard Shaw. Who is George Bernard Shaw? George Bernard Shaw, known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Anglo-Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and…

Stephen R. Covey quotes

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. ― Stephen R. Covey. Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.   Let us…

Margaret Atwood quotes

War is what happens when language fails. ― Margaret Atwood. Who is Margaret Atwood? Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa, and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and in Toronto. MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction,…

Umbrella quotes collection

The mind is like an umbrella. It’s most useful when open. ― Walter Gropius. Why we should use umbrella? An umbrella is designed to protect you from the rain. Nothing can cause bad hair days or prevent you from getting soaking wet like an umbrella. An umbrella is also designed to protect you from the…

George R.R. Martin quotes

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one. ― George R.R. Martin. George R.R. Martin, in full George Raymond Richard Martin, original name George Raymond Martin, (born September 20, 1948, Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.), American writer of fantasy, best known for his Song of…

John Green quotes

What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable? ― John Green. Who is John Green? John Michael Green is an American author and YouTube content creator. He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and has had several of his subsequent…