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The Greatest Quotes of All Time That Will Change Your Life (2022)

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These greatest quotes of all time will motivate you to face any challenges that come your way.

If you are feeling down or simply need motivation to keep going despite your failures in life, this collection of the greatest quotes of all time is worth having. Life’s challenges come and go, which is why we’ve gathered these quotes from the most famous people who bravely faced and overcame the same challenges you’re facing today.

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The Greatest Quotes of All Time to Inspire You

1. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

3. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

4. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” – Bill Bradley

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5. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

6. “Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

7. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

8. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn

9. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” – Rosa Parks

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10. “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

11. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

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

13. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

14. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden

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

16. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

17. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

The Greatest Quotes of All Time About Success

18. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

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

20. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

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

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

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

24. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar

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

26. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

27. “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey

28. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

30. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis

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

32. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

33. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill

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

35. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

36. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

The Greatest Quotes of All Time to Boost Your Confidence

37. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

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

39. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

40. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

41. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills

42. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” – Rosa Parks

43. “Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” ­– George Washington

44. “You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” – Lou Holtz

45. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” – Cicero

46. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it—teach yourself to be impatient.” – Gurbaksh Chahal

47. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

48. “With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.” – The Dalai Lama

49. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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The Greatest Quotes of All Time About Life

50. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

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

52. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.” – Charles Dickens

53. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – Charles Swindoll

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

55. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

56. “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

57. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss

58. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison

The Greatest Quotes of All To Motivate You to Keep Going

59. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

60. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle

61. “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” – Thomas J. Watson

62. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

63. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

64. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

65. “The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama

The Greatest Quotes of All Time About Love and Relationships

66. “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley

67. “Three words. Eight letters. Say it, and I’m yours.” – Gossip Girl

68. “You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

69. “We were together even when we were apart.” – Shannon A. Thompson

70. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

71. “And don’t forget, I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy—asking him to love her.” – Notting Hill

72. “The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.” – Josiah G. Holland

73. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe

74. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi

75. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched—they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

76. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

77. “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

78. “It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other.” – Good Will Hunting

79. “You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.” – Love & Other Drugs

80. “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and the courage to accept the love in return.” – Maya Angelou

81. “That’s how you know you love someone, I guess, when you can’t experience anything without wishing the other person were there to see it, too.” – Kaui Hart Hemmings

Short The Greatest Quotes of All Time to Ponder On

82. “I failed my way to success.” – Thomas Edison

83. “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh

84. “Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

85. “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

86. “Life is trying things to see if they work.” – Ray Bradbury

87. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

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

89. “Life is a long lesson in humility.” – James M. Barrie

90. “Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem

91. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

92. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth

93. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

94. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg

95. “Paralyze resistance with persistence.” – Woody Hayes

96. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin

97. “Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.” – Roy T. Bennett

98. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

99. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King

100. “As long as there’s breath in you, persist!” – Bernard Kelvin Clive

Did these greatest quotes of all time inspire you to persevere in the face of adversity? Do you have any quotes you’d like to share? Please tell us in the comments.