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50 Famous People Quotes on Life, Success, and Education (2022)

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Take advantage of these top 60 famous people quotes we’ve compiled to help you live a more meaningful life.

Some people look up to others and try to imitate how they live their lives in the hopes of achieving the same results. That is not a problem, but you should be aware that these people’s success did not appear out of nowhere. Instead, they work tirelessly day and night to obtain what they have in life.

This is what inspired us to collect these famous quotes to show you how these people achieved success and what they did to achieve their goals. Check out the top list of famous quotes below to be inspired.

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Also, please read our collection of Mother Teresa quotes and Mahatma Gandhi quotes.

Best Famous Quotes You Need To Know

1. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela

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2. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

3. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

4. “Tough times never last but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

5. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu

6. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

7. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa

8. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

9. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

10. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

11. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford

12. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma—which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.” – Steve Jobs

Inspirational Famous Quotes

13. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho

14. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

15. “You’re not defined by your past; you’re prepared by it. You’re stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence.” – Joel Osteen

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16. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

17. “Everything negative—pressure, challenges—is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

18. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

19. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Famous Quotes To Help You Improve Your Mindset

20. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou

21. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

22. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

23. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” – Buddha

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24. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

25. “Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this.” – Celine Dion

Interesting Famous Quotes About Love

26. “Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.” – Oscar Wilde

27. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

28. “The greatest pleasure of life is love.” – Euripides

29. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi

30. “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

Famous Quotes About Success

31. “You’ll never achieve real success unless you like what you’re doing.” – Dale Carnegie

32. “The key to success is to develop a winning edge.” – Brian Tracy

33. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

34. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.” – John D. Rockefeller Jr.

35. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

36. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale

37. “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell

38. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

Short Famous Quotes And One-Liners

39. “Life is too short for long-term grudges.” – Elon Musk

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40. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

41. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

42. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

43. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

44. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

45. “It’s fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

46. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” – Elbert Hubbard

More Famous Quotes To Guide You In Your Life

47. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

48. “Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

49. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

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50. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

Which Of These Famous Quotes Inspire You The Most?

Everyone, including the most famous person you know, can attest to the fact that life is full of challenges. And knowing how they overcame adversity can help us equip ourselves to be confident that we, too, can overcome any impediments.

Allow these quotes from the world’s most famous people to guide and inspire you to persevere in the face of adversity. We hope you’ll keep these famous quotes in mind for when you need to make a wise decision or do something that will change your life.

Which of these famous quotes is your favorite? Did we leave out any of your favorite famous quotes? Please share them in the comments.

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