65 Epic Quotes On Success In Life

These epic quotes will inspire you. Epic, a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition, narrating the deeds and adventures of heroic or legendary figures or the history of a nation.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging epic quotes, epic sayings, and epic proverbs.

Best Epic Quotes

  1. “An epic is the easiest kind of picture to make badly.” ~ Charlton Heston
  2. “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ~ Douglas Adams
  3. “Never make permanent decisions on temporary feelings.” ~ Wiz Khalifa

  4. “When I die, the last thing I want to see is the six that Dhoni hit in the 2011 World Cup final.” ~ Sunil Gavaskar
  5. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  6. “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” ~ Jane Austen

  7. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  8. “How big is your God? The size of your God determines the size of everything.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  9. “Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” ~ William Faulkner
  10. “An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.” ~ Agatha Christie

  11. “The epic implications of being human end in more than this: We start our lives as if they were momentous stories, with a beginning, a middle and an appropriate end, only to find that they are mostly middles.” ~ Anatole Broyard
  12. “My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I’m sure it was an epic.” ~ Jane Horrocks
  13. “If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie
  14. “My greatest fear is not your failure, but your success.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks

  15. “I Am Really Gifted To Play Under The Leadership Of MS Dhoni.” ~ Michael Hussey
  16. “The goal is not to make you a smarter sinner but to make you like the Savior.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  17. “I am who I am. I can’t pretend to be somebody who makes $25,000 a year.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
  18. “I Pray That A Tennis Player Should Emerge From Ranchi As MS Dhoni Emerged For Cricket” ~ Sania Mirza

  19. “I think President Obama is the most radical president this nation’s ever seen. And in particular, I think he is a true believer in government control of the economy and of our everyday lives. In my judgment, we are facing what I consider to be the epic battle of our generation, quite literally the battle over whether we remain a free market nation.” ~ Ted Cruz
  20. “It’s a sin to bore people with the Bible.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  21. “Christian education is a bomb with a long fuse – it takes a while to go off.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  22. “English writing tends to fall into two categories – the big, baggy epic novel or the fairly controlled, tidy novel. For a long time, I was a fan of the big, baggy novel, but there’s definitely an advantage to having a little bit more control.” ~ Zadie Smith

  23. “There were epochs in the history of humanity in which the writer was a sacred person. He wrote the sacred books, universal books, the codes, the epic, the oracles. Sentences inscribed on the walls of the crypts; examples in the portals of the temples. But in those times the writer was not an individual alone; he was the people.” ~ Augusto Roa Bastos , Epic quotes about history
  24. “I really don’t like drunk women; I think it is such a bad look. I think it’s very inappropriate and I don’t like it. I don’t really have drunk friends.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
  25. “Dhoni Is My Hero. We talk a lot about Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, But this boy has as much talent as anyone in the game” ~ Kapil Dev
  26. “I would rather die than let my kid eat Cup-a-Soup.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow

  27. “The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both.” ~ Victor Hugo
  28. “It’s so much easier to sit home and not exercise and criticize other people. What I love is inspiring people. People come up to me and say, ‘I want to have two kids and wear a bathing suit and not feel terrible about myself. I see how hard you work and it makes me feel like I can do that too.'” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow , Epic quotes about love
  29. “I would be scared to go under the knife, but you know, talk to me when I’m 50. I’ll try anything. Except I won’t do Botox again, because I looked crazy. I looked like Joan Rivers!” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
  30. “Every time I have a bikini wax, Cameron Diaz holds me down.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow

  31. “Dhoni Is The Best Captain I Have Played Under” ~ Sachin Tendulkar
  32. “Our problem is that we are in the Word but not under the Word.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  33. “As Far As One-Day Cricket Is Concerned, Dhoni Is One Of The Greatest Captains Of All Times” ~ Sourav Ganguly
  34. “Your strengths develop your confidence; your weaknesses develop your faith.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks

  35. “I understand that fear is my friend, but not always. Never turn your back on Fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed. My father taught me that, along with a few other things that have kept my life interesting.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson , Epic quotes about life
  36. “Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  37. “The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.” ~ Walter Benjamin
  38. “All the men in my life have been two things: an epic and an epidemic.” ~ Ethel Waters

  39. “Even actresses that you really admire, like Reese Witherspoon, you think, ‘Another romantic comedy?’ You see her in something like ‘Walk the Line’ and think, ‘God, you’re so great!’ And then you think, ‘Why is she doing these stupid romantic comedies?’ But of course, it’s for money and status.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
  40. “Any long work in which poetry is persistent, be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession of separate poetic experiences governed into a related whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them.” ~ John Drinkwater
  41. “Jesus never disciplined one-on-one.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  42. “It is important to tell good stories. You can tell stories even if they are not huge, epic, and wonderful. You can still take the responsibility for being a scribe of your tribe.” ~ Ajay Naidu

  43. “The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years.” ~ Jerry Saltz
  44. “There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry.” ~ Henry Miller
  45. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ~ Stephen Covey
  46. “You no longer have much in the way of knowing what to do in a big, epic novel about the future, because nobody knows what the hell is going to happen.” ~ Jerry Pournelle

  47. “With several different kinds of poetry to choose from, a man would decide that he would like best to be an epic poet, and he would set out, in conscious determination, on an epic poem.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie
  48. “My secret dream is to write an epic poem. That’s probably the most pretentious thing I’ve said.” ~ Laurie Anderson
  49. “The first epics were intended for recitation; the literary epic is meant to be read.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie
  50. “The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie

  51. “The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie
  52. “The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie
  53. “That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie

  54. “I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too.” ~ Kevin J. Anderson
  55. “Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude. It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself, but always some manner of life.” ~ Lascelles Abercrombie
  56. “You teach what you know, but you reproduce what you are.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  57. “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  58. “Some may never live, but the crazy never die.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  59. “I would go to war with Dhoni by my side.” ~ Gary Kirsten

  60. “Most people don’t think, they just rearrange their prejudices.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  61. “You can impress from a distance, but you can only impact up close.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  62. “You never graduate from the school of discipleship.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  63. “You cannot impart what you do not possess.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks

  64. “Six billion of us walking the planet, six billion smaller worlds on the bigger one. Shoe salesmen and short-order cooks who look boring from the outside – some have weirder lives than you. Six billion stories, every one an epic, full of tragedy and triumph, good and evil, despair and hope. You and me – we aren’t so special, bro.” ~ Dean Koontz
  65. “The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.” ~ Victor Hugo

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