Best Legendary Quotes On Success In Life

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

Famous Legendary Quotes

  1. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  2. “If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  3. “The legendary missionary journey of St. Paul, which led to the foundation of the British church, presupposes the existence of a Jewish community – always the initial object of his propaganda – even before the capture of Jerusalem by Titus in the year 70.” ~ Cecil Roth
  4. “He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.” ~ Yogi Berra

  5. “Increasingly I felt as if I were entering a struggle that might even be more than life and death. It might be a struggle for my soul, my essence, or whatever part of me might have reference to the eternal. There are worse things than death, I suspected… so far the word demon had never been spoken among the scientists and doctors who were working with me…Alone at night, I worried about the legendary cunning of demons …At the very least I was going stark, raving mad.” ~ Whitley Strieber
  6. “I’ve worked with such legendary guitar players as Allan Holdsworth, Ronnie Montrose, Eric Clapton, Lowell George, and Steve Vai, but none of them come close to having Ed’s [Eddie Van Halen’s] fantastic combination of chops and musicianship. I rank him along with Charlie Parker and Art Tatum as one of the three greatest musicians of my lifetime. Unfortunately, I don’t think Ed puts himself in that class.” ~ Ted Templeman
  7. “The Israel legendary foreign minister, Abba Eban, used to say that the Palestinians had never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” ~ Ehud Barak
  8. “Congrats to Clare Farnsworth on a legendary career! One of the all-time great Seahawks! We will miss you, Clare!” ~ Pete Carroll

  9. “Anytime you start getting a real tangible relationship with something that’s been blown up to a legendary status, you just realize that every part of it is just people getting ahead.” ~ Seth Avett
  10. “Everything becomes agitated. Ideas quick-march into motion like battalions of a grand army to its legendary fighting ground, and the battle rages. Memories charge in, bright flags on high; the cavalry of metaphor deploys with a magnificent gallop; the artillery of logic rushes up with clattering wagons and cartridges; on imagination’s orders, sharpshooters sight and fire; forms and shapes and characters rear up; the paper is spread with ink – for the nightly labor begins and ends with torrents of this black water, as a battle opens and concludes with black powder.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  11. “Colonel John Alexander was an original member of the Earth Battalion and served in many interesting paranormal scouting efforts. Eventually, he headed up the non-lethal weapons world for the Army. He continues to be a trusted thinker and solid communicator to the Defense world about many of the gifts created by the members of this circle of pioneers. Thanks for this outstanding coverage of much of the Battalions near-legendary works.” ~ Jim Channon
  12. “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary.” ~ Sam Walton

  13. “I believe that if one can understand one’s false personality or ego, then they can develop self-awareness and the manifesting of that self-awareness is leadership. Such a leader sets up the mechanisms within which creativity can flourish, and managers turn this into innovations in the marketplace and society. But it’s never as clear-cut as I’m making it sound. It’s much more dynamic, chaotic and fascinating in the way it plays out. That’s why people have to operate more from their inner essence; it’s the other constant that copes with the legendary constant of change.” ~ Michael Ray
  14. “”The myths,” says Horace in his Ars Poetica, “have been invented by wise men to strengthen the laws and teach moral truths.” While Horace endeavored to make clear the very spirit and essence of the ancient myths, Euhemerus pretended, on the contrary, that “myths were the legendary history of kings and heroes, transformed into gods by the admiration of the nations.” It is the latter method which was inferentially followed by Christians when they agreed upon the acceptation of euhemerized patriarchs, and mistook them for men who had really lived.” ~ H. P. Blavatsky
  15. “It’s all about respect; he’s looking for respect from his buddies. In the last one he just wanted to hang out, to be part of the group, but this time he wants more from his friends. And without giving the story away, he finally gets something that he has been looking for when the mini sloths kidnap him and take him to their tribal area. He gets to be the Fire King and they worship him and there is an amazing scene with a “call and response” sequence in the style of Cab Callow [the legendary American jazz singer and band leader] between him and his audience.” ~ John Leguizamo
  16. “I have been studying women’s political behavior since the early 1970s and first identified the gender gap in 1980 with the help of legendary pollster Louis Harris.” ~ Eleanor Smeal

  17. “We have great cities to visit: New York and Washington, Paris, and London; and further east, and older than any of these, the legendary city of Samarkand, whose crumbling palaces and mosques still welcome travelers on the Silk road. Weary of cities? Then we’ll take to the wilds. To the islands of Hawaii and the mountains of Japan, to forests where Civil War dead still lie and stretches of sea no mariner ever crossed. They all have their poetry: the glittering cities and the ruined, the watery wastes and the dusty; I want to show you them all. I want to show you everything.” ~ Clive Barker
  18. “I think casting a show is an art form in and of itself. We’re all so different – the cast is made up partly of real stand-ups, partly of actors, and then partly of just legendary actors.” ~ Ari Graynor
  19. “I have legendary massive breakfasts at hotels. I don’t hold back. I’ll get there at 7 A.M. and I’ll be the last out at 11 A.M., having gone up and down the buffet seven times.” ~ Calvin Harris
  20. “To actually be a part of a brand that you look up to, and a legendary one at that is super dope.” ~ Teyana

  21. “In the New Yorker library, I have long been shelved between Nadine Gordimer and Brendan Gill; an eerie little space nestled between high seriousness of purpose and legendary lightness of touch.” ~ Adam Gopnik
  22. “My father was a filmmaker. He always said he wanted to go like Humphrey Jennings, the legendary director who stepped backwards over a cliff while framing a better shot.” ~ A. A. Gill
  23. “The turn of the century was the age of the banker, so much so that the leading bankers of the day had become legendary figures in the public imagination-vast, overshadowing behemoths whose colossal power seemed to reach everywhere.” ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin
  24. “Savannah is a . . . lovely pastel dream of tight cobbled streets. . . . There are legendary scenes . . . to rival any dreamed up by Tennessee Williams.” ~ Rosemary Daniell

  25. “Yet in the blood of man there is a tide, an old sea-current, rather, that is somehow akin to the twilight, which brings him rumors of beauty from however far away, as drift-wood is found at sea from islands not yet discovered; and this spring-tide or current that visits the blood of man comes from the fabulous quarter of his lineage, from the legendary, of old; it takes him out to the woodlands, out to the hills; he listens to ancient song.” ~ Lord Dunsany
  26. “Thus, be it understood, to demonstrate a theorem, it is neither necessary nor even advantageous to know what it means. The geometer might be replaced by the “logic piano” imagined by Stanley Jevons; or, if you choose, a machine might be imagined where the assumptions were put in at one end, while the theorems came out at the other, like the legendary Chicago machine where the pigs go in alive and come out transformed into hams and sausages. No more than these machines need the mathematician know what he does.” ~ Henri Poincare
  27. “Muhammad’s is one of those rare lives that is more dramatic in reality than in legend. In fact, the less one invokes the miraculous, the more extraordinary his life becomes. What emerges is something grander precisely because it is human, to the extent that his actual life reveals itself worthy of the word ‘legendary’.” ~ Lesley Hazleton , Legendary quotes about life
  28. “The legendary tumbleweed is really a nurse crop that protects the growth of prairie grasses under its shade, and then sacrifices itself and blows away.” ~ Antoine Predock

  29. “In WWE there’s a huge degree of acting you need to have to become legendary, to become popular. You have to become a great actor in WWE and that’s something I’ve honed from a young age. I could never be the biggest guy on the show when I first started wrestling; it was all about the giants. But I could have the biggest personality, the biggest character.” ~ Chris Jericho
  30. “We must never forget that today’s legendary achievements-awesome as they may seem-were yesterday’s risky adventures. Courage is not the capacity never to be afraid; as Karl Barth reminds us, “Courage is fear that has said its prayers.”” ~ John Claypool
  31. “Any pianist and singer/songwriter would say “Carnegie Hall.” It’s such a legendary place. I’d love to play at Carnegie Hall. That’s definitely dream of mine.” ~ Angela Aki
  32. “I had always heard of Bad Santa one but I hadn’t seen it, but it was sort of legendary.” ~ Christina Hendricks

  33. “I want to make another film. I want to make a better film about the legendary Babaji, with more close-encounter stories of people who have been with him.” ~ Nina Hagen
  34. “I definitely was always expected and encouraged to be a songwriter from a very young age, … But really it’s because, as a child, I thought I was Judy Garland. And when I started out, I was a little nuts. I thought I was a classic, legendary superstar when only 10 people knew who I was. I feel in some ways that my confidence is misinterpreted as arrogance, which is understandable. But I’ve also always thought that false modesty is evil.” ~ Rufus Wainwright
  35. “Well, there were definitely elements of my rise in radio that had to do with my being black. But going back as far as Walter Winchell, Army Archerd, and Hedda Hopper, legendary wags would grab a radio microphone and talk about what Errol Flynn and other stars were up to.” ~ Wendy Williams
  36. “Real Madrid is a legendary team that stands above all others and is the target of all players.” ~ Franz Beckenbauer

  37. “For me, Memphis has always been a city that holds a great deal of meaning and also leads me to a lot of thinking. Besides Sun Studio, which helped put rock n’ roll on the map all over the world, the legendary Stax Studio also called Memphis home.” ~ Henry Rollins
  38. “Y is for YGGDRASIL. The legendary Nordic ash tree with its three roots extending into the lands of mortals, giants, and Niflheim, the land of mist, grows in Wisconsin. Legend has it that when the tree falls, the universe will fall. Next Wednesday, the State Highway Commission comes through that empty pasture with a freeway.” ~ Harlan Ellison
  39. “I don’t see myself as legendary. If you want a legend, talk about someone like Duke Kahanamoku.” ~ Dorian
  40. “The creative person is overpowered, captive of, and driven by a demon… They become our legendary heroes.” ~ Carl Jung

  41. “In the year 415, the woman scientist Hypatia, head of the legendary Alexandria library, was beaten to death by Christian monks who considered her a pagan. The leader of the monks, Cyril, was canonized a saint.” ~ James A. Haught
  42. “William Ferris has long reigned as the unimpeachable source of the entire southern experience. His work on southern folklore and the composition of the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture have made him both legendary and necessary. His book, The Storied South, is a love song to the South Bill helped illuminate. It’s a crowning achievement of his own storied career.” ~ Pat Conroy
  43. “I did it once, and National Geographic recruited me. I did it primarily out of curiosity. A lot of legendary photographers had worked on that campaign. Ernst Haas had done the early photography, and I knew him. There’s a lore in photography about that campaign, and I was curious.” ~ Sam Abell
  44. “With their charm and legendary sense of humor, the British directly or indirectly paved the way for a large number of European compromises.” ~ Jean-Claude Juncker

  45. “Jeph (Loeb) will call me with updates, and I’ll go, “Are you f–king with me?” I never saw this coming, and certainly never saw it coming while I was still coherent and in the game. That’s the difference between me and the previous generations. (Legendary X-Men writer) Chris Claremont had to wait decades before his s – t was on the screen.” ~ Brian Michael Bendis
  46. “I worked at the original Coyote Ugly bar when I was a young, unpublished writer. Then later when I became a writer, I wrote an article about it for GQ. Disney read this article about this filthy, disgusting pit in the East Village [of New York City], where we used to set the bar on fire to get customers away from us, and said, “That’s a great movie for kids!” They made the fantastic Coyote Ugly movie, now legendary.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  47. “My grandfather was Bob Shad, one of those legendary jazz and blues producers – he worked with Charlie Parker and Dinah Washington, and he produced Janis Joplin’s album [1967’s Big Brother & the Holding Company]. He always owned small labels as well – he had a label called Mainstream Records in the 70s.” ~ Judd Apatow
  48. “You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository of young girls on their way to getting husbands. I really wanted to work.” ~ Ali MacGraw

  49. “The Pink Panther is legendary, but a lot of people my age haven’t ever seen the original. So, I think it’s great to bring it back for my generation and to expose them to where that theme song which still sounds so modern and that legendary image of a pink cat came from. It’s great to be a part of that because it’s history.” ~ Beyonce Knowles
  50. “In almost every book I’ve written, there is a reference to a movie – legendary films, actors and actresses, and forgotten made-for-TV movies. The leaps poems make are not unlike the cuts in a film. The miniature and avant-garde prose poets have perhaps the most obvious ties to film, as a prose poem in its shape is not unlike a movie screen.” ~ Denise Duhamel
  51. “One springs to mind: one of our very first gigs in a small East Texas town was not well promoted. At least, that was our conclusion. After the band loaded in and the curtain opened, we realized there was exactly one paying customer in the audience. We kind of made the best of it playing through the first set, took a break and bought him a Coke and then went on to perform for the remainder of the night. It wasn’t exactly a catastrophe but it certainly stands as legendary.” ~ Billy Gibbons
  52. “[This legendary Amazonian substance is] a cybernetic transdimensional medium of some sort that is generated out of the mysteries of the physiology of the human body.” ~ Terence McKenna

  53. “Suddenly so many things she’d overheard her brothers and Quinn saying when Grimm had been in residence made sense, and upon reflection, she suspected a part of her had always known. Her love was a legendary warrior who had grown to despise himself, cut off from his roots. But now that he was home and given the time to explore those roots, he might be able to make peace with himself at long last.” ~ Karen Marie Moning
  54. “I had hoped to hear everyone discussing how much they missed my altruistic qualities, my legendary skills as a fighter and as a lover.” He leered. “Instead, you’re making plans for tomorrow. Interesting how life goes on in spite of itself.” ~ Maria V. Snyder
  55. “It leaned forward, elbows on its knees, all amusement vanishing from its features, leaving its chiseled visage quietly regal, dignified. “I give you my word, Gabrielle O’Callaghan,” it said softly. “I will protect you.” “Right. The word of the blackest fairy, the legendary liar, the great deceiver,” she mocked. How dare it offer its word like it might actually mean something? A muscle leapt in its jaw. “That is not all I have been, Gabrielle. I have been, and am many things.” “Oh, of course, silly me, I left out consummate seducer and ravager of innocence.” ~ Karen Marie Moning
  56. “The most successful people I’ve worked with, like the Rolling Stones – people of a different, kind of legendary caliber – have such great, warm energy.” ~ Christina Aguilera

  57. “I am the Walrus, but not the one you’re probably thinking of. I am the other Walrus, the one who is less the Walrus in the sense of legendary music and more the Walrus in the sense of his tendency to lie around in places for too long.” ~ Demetri Martin
  58. “Al’s red eyes slid past me to Pierce. “Play?” he said, his voice dripping with interest. “Gordian Nathaniel Pierce’s quirks are legendary. Why do you think I want the runt so badly? Size truly doesn’t matter if you can do what he can.” ~ Algaliarept, Black Magic Sanction, Kim Harrison” ~ Kim Harrison
  59. “Mothers are legendary for being able to read the thoughts of their children at just the right moment.” ~ Vivian Vande Velde
  60. “The name Roosevelt has this legendary force in our country at this time.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

  61. “Come with me, the river said, close your eyes and quiet your limbs and float with me into the wonder and mystery of the canyons, see the unknown and the little known, look upon the stone gods face to face, see Medusa, drink my waters, hear my song, feel my power, come along and drift with me toward the distant, ultimate and legendary sea.” ~ Edward Abbey
  62. “History has its truth, and so has legend. Legendary truth is of another nature than historical truth. Legendary truth is invention whose result is reality. Furthermore, history and legend have the same goal; to depict eternal man beneath momentary man.” ~ Victor Hugo
  63. “I’ve made hundreds of legendary records that people talk about that didn’t sell.” ~ Jerry Wexler

  64. “It’s fine, Mencheres. Though if you’d told me I was about to meet such a legendary vampire, I would have grabbed the nicer silk drapery to wear instead,” she replied, meeting Vlad’s coppery green gaze with an arched brow.” ~ Jeaniene Frost
  65. “I used to go to Bourbon Street when I was a kid and there would be club after club after club of people who were around when the music started. I mean these are legendary, maybe not so well known, but legendary musicians.” ~ Harry Connick, Jr.

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