Best Favorite Quotes On Success In Life

These favorite quotes will inspire you. Favorite preferred before all others of the same kind or a person or thing that is especially popular or particularly well-liked by someone.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging favorite quotes, favorite sayings, and favorite proverbs.

Famous Favourite Quotes

  1. “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  2. “Quiet is the absence of sound. Silence is the presence of silence.” ~ Robert Fripp
  3. “I don’t mind what Congress does, as long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses.” ~ Victor Hugo
  4. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  5. “Everybody is special. Everybody. Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain. Everybody. Everybody has their story to tell.” ~ Alan Moore

  6. “Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.” ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg
  7. “Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  8. “It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” ~ Mark Twain
  9. “What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.” ~ Oscar Levant
  10. “I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.” ~ Richard Lewis

  11. “I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.” ~ Woody Allen
  12. “A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.” ~ Baltasar Gracian
  13. “The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  14. “What shapes our lives are the questions we ask, refuse to ask, or never think to ask.” ~ Sam Keen , Favorite quotes to live by
  15. “There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.” ~ Robert Orben

  16. “Your voice, amplified to the degree where it reaches from one end of the country to the other, does not confer upon you greater wisdom than when your voice reached only from one end of the bar to the other.” ~ Edward R. Murrow
  17. “The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.” ~ Ayn Rand
  18. “Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.” ~ Mark Twain
  19. “I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say.” ~ Marshall McLuhan
  20. “How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

  21. “In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.” ~ Thomas R. Pickering
  22. “‘Someday’ is the day after you die.” ~ Steve Pavlina
  23. “A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!” ~ Pablo de Sarasate
  24. “It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.” ~ Mark Twain
  25. “When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.” ~ Henny Youngman

  26. “After twelve years of therapy my psychiatrist said something that brought tears to my eyes. He said, ‘No hablo ingles.'” ~ Ronnie Shakes
  27. “If there’s only one answer, then this must not be a very interesting topic.” ~ Ron Jeffries
  28. “It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  29. “When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.” ~ Ezra Pound
  30. “Love thy neighbour as yourself, but choose your neighbourhood.” ~ Louise Lester

  31. “There is no greater impotence in all the world like knowing you are right and that the wave of the world is wrong, yet the wave crashes upon you.” ~ Norman Mailer
  32. “Time and space are modes by which we think and not conditions in which we live.” ~ Albert Einstein
  33. “If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  34. “There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  35. “The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.” ~ George Will

  36. “The things you own end up owning you.” ~ Brad Pitt
  37. “Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.” ~ Marilyn Manson
  38. “Careful. We don’t want to learn from this.” ~ Bill Watterson
  39. “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.” ~ Albert Einstein
  40. “You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.” ~ Ray Bradbury

  41. “Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we’ve been bombing over the years been complaining?” ~ George C. Wallace
  42. “A physicist is an atom’s way of knowing about atoms.” ~ George Wald
  43. “If the phone doesn’t ring, it’s me.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  44. “Silence is so accurate.” ~ Mark Rothko
  45. “If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld

  46. “Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law” ~ Douglas Hofstadter
  47. “The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.” ~ B. F. Skinner
  48. “No wise man ever wished to be younger.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  49. “A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  50. “Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  51. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” ~ Lily Tomlin
  52. “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  53. “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.” ~ Calvin Trillin
  54. “In God we trust; all others bring data.” ~ W. Edwards Deming
  55. “A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.” ~ Robert Frost

  56. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost
  57. “I’ve been trying for some time to develop a lifestyle that doesn’t require my presence.” ~ Garry Trudeau , Favorite quotes about life
  58. “Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.” ~ W. H. Auden
  59. “There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.” ~ Teresa of Avila
  60. “If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.” ~ Tallulah Bankhead

  61. “I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.” ~ Georges Duhamel
  62. “Basic research is what I am doing when I don’t know what I am doing.” ~ Wernher von Braun
  63. “The less you know, the more you believe.” ~ Bono

  64. “The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  65. “Any company large enough to have a research lab is too large to listen to it.” ~ Alan Kay

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