In this page, you will find some of the best quotes ever said, quotes that have stood the test of time. The selection of quotes, of course, is according to my taste and mood of the day. Nevertheless, you will find the quotes interesting, funny, thought provoking and even inspiring. I hope you have a nice time looking for your own best quotes ever.

Top 10 Best Quotes Ever

The best quotes ever said by well known figure, celebrities and politicians.

Marilyn Monroe

Best Girl Quotes Ever

“Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.”

Norma Jeane Mortenson is more popularly known as Marilyn Monroe is an American model, singer and actress who also became the sex symbol of her time. Ranked as the 6th greatest female star of all time and American sex symbol is one of the hottest pop and cultural icon in the ’50s and ’60s.

“I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.” 

“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”

“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.”

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

“We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”

“If I’d observed all the rules I’d never have got anywhere.”

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”

Bil Keane

Best Life Quotes Ever

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”

William Aloysius Keane, also known as Bil Keane was an American cartoonist, a successful and award-winning cartoonist. The four time winner of the National Cartoonists Society’s Award for “Best Syndicated Panel” is also a Reuben Award recipient. Keane is most notable for his comic work, The Family Circus.

“A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.”

“Time goes by at such a pace,it’s funny how it’s easy to forget her face”

Mark Twain

Best Wisdom Quotes Ever

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

Samuel Langhorne Clemens is an American author and the greatest humorist of his time. He is known under his pen name, Mark Twain. The father of American Literature is most notable for his novel “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”

 “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.”

I would rather have my ignorance than another man’s knowledge, because I have so much more of it.

Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.

To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything”

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

William Watson Purkey

Best Quotes and Sayings Ever

 “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

William Watson Purkey is a professor emeritus and author. Born on August 22, 1929, he developed the communication model known as “Invitational Education” and co-founded the International Alliance for Invitational Education, located in the United States with Betty Siegel.

Bill Cosby

Best Wise Quotes Ever

 “You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.”

Bill Cosby is a comedian, author, actor, television producer, musician, educator, and activist in America. Born on July 12, 1937 as William Henry Cosby Jr. the veteran stand up comedian and performer is the star of a popular television sitcom “The Bill Cosby show” and many other movies.



“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody”

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need advice.”

“Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice.

“Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.”

“No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I’m not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.”

Theodore Roosevelt

Best Inspirational Quotes Ever

“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.”

Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the most powerful country in the world, the United States from 1901 to 1909. The youngest president (42) of America took office after the then President William McKinley was assassinated.

“In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

 “I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life; I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”

“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.”

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Absolutely Best Quotes Ever Quotations

 “If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault.” 

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the four terms U.S president. The longest serving first lady, holding the title from 1933 – 1945 was known for her human rights achievements. In fact, because of her achievements, she was nicknamed as the “First lady of the World” by President Harry S. Truman.

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.”

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart”

“You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude”

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. ”

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”

“It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.”

Robert Frost

Best Birthday Quotes Ever

“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.”

Robert Frost is one of America’s greatest poets. Born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, Frost is highly regarded for his command of American colloquial speech and depictions of life. He is the recipient of the United States Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize, Congressional Gold Medal, etc.

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.”

“We love the things we love for what they are.”

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”

“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.”

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”

“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.”

Lao Tze

Best Quotes Ever Written

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Lao Tze or Laozi is a famous philosopher in China. The author of the popular Tao Te Ching and considered by tradition as the founder of philosophical Taoism was also a central figure in the Chinese culture. His teaching also earned him the title of Taishang xuanyuan huangdi, and in Chinese, this means the “Supreme Mysterious and Primordial Emperor.”

 “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

“Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”

Conrad Hilton

Best Business Quotes Ever

“Success…seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Nicholson Hilton is the founder of Hilton hotel chain. Born on December 25, 1887 in San Antonio, New Mexico was the child of an immigrant from Norway. The great grandfather of socialite, actress, model and heiress to the Hilton Empire Paris Hilton died of natural cause at the age of 91.

“Success in never final; failure is never fatal”

“Enthusiasm is a vital element in individual success.”

John Wooden

Best Sports Quotes Ever

 “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.”

John Wooden is one of the greatest American basketball coaches that ever lived. The “Wizard of Westwood,” a nicknamed bestowed by the people after winning ten NCAA national championship games in 12 year period, with seven as head coach is very popular not just because of his talent in playing basketball and coaching but also for his  memorable quotes.

“Do not let what you cannot do; interfere with what you can do.”

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.”

“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.”

“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.”

“The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”

“Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.”

“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.”

“It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.”

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”

Some of The Best Quotes Ever

The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least.

—Unknown Author

Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching

—Unknown Author

Destiny is not a matter of chance; it’s a matter of choice.”

“Everything will be okay in the end.

If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

“The first to apologize is the bravest,

the first to forgive is the strongest,

and the first to forget is the happiest.”

 —Unknown Author

“Blessed are they,

That can laugh at themselves,

For they will never cease to be amused.”

—Unknown Author

“Life is like a camera.

Just focus on what’s important

Capture the good times

Develop from the negative

and if things don’t turn out

just take another shot.”

 —Unknown Author

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