65 Well Known Quotes On Success In Life

These well known quotes will inspire you. Well known, fully or widely known or known widely or thoroughly.

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

Best Well Known Quotes

  1. “Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  2. “Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  3. “Fool!” cried the hunchback. “You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The most famous is ‘Never get involved in a land war in Asia,’ but only slightly less well known is this: ‘Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line.” ~ William Goldman
  4. “After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  5. “It is well known that unemployment benefits raise unemployment durations.” ~ Raj Chetty

  6. “Now, it it well known that one cannot step on a tack without saying something about it.” ~ Joshua Slocum
  7. “It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.” ~ Douglas Adams
  8. “At least when the Emperor Justinian, a sky-god man, decided to outlaw sodomy, he had to come up with a good practical reason, which he did. It is well known, Justinian declared, that buggery is a principal cause of earthquakes, and so must be prohibited. But our sky-godders, always eager to hate, still quote Leviticus, as if that looney text had anything useful to say about anything except, perhaps, the inadvisability of eating shellfish in the Jerusalem area.” ~ Gore Vidal
  9. “Fellow countrymen: At this second appearing to take the oath of the Presidential office, there is less occasion for an extended address than there was at the first…The progress of our arms, upon which all else chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  10. “I prefer theatre but TV keeps you well known.” ~ Richard Briers

  11. “I started acting when I was seven. And I went to a local drama school which is very well-known in London. Because of that, I started getting jobs, and I worked all the time as a child, pretty much non-stop.” ~ Naomie Harris
  12. “Whenever I’ve been well-known or hitting the press, I’ve always had to get my credit card out to prove I’m Damien Hirst.” ~ Damien Hirst
  13. “Just as physical exercise is a well-known and well-accepted means to improve health for anyone, regardless of age or background, so can the brain be put ‘into shape’ for optimal learning.” ~ Naveen Jain
  14. “It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark.” ~ Calamity Jane
  15. “I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.” ~ Elton John

  16. “Everyone knows nowadays that people ‘have complexes’. What is not so well known, though far more important theoretically, is that complexes can have us.” ~ Carl Jung
  17. “I was weird right from the start. It’s just that you can’t ever expect people to get you. And I do think that really did mess with my head, being well-known young, when you really don’t know who you are.” ~ Helena Bonham Carter
  18. “I worked on local papers, before taking a job as a webmaster with a very well known telecommunications company in London, as I thought the internet was the future.” ~ Neil Oliver
  19. “I have a theory that the best ads come from personal experience. Some of the good ones I have done have really come out of the real experience of my life, and somehow this has come over as true and valid and persuasive. People love to read stories. They like to know you as a real person who has your struggle, pain, success, and failure, etc. One well-known example is Jared Fogle’s weight loss story which made millions of dollars for Subway. Start to collect your stories from today and use them in your ad campaigns.” ~ David Ogilvy , Well known quotes about life
  20. “I wanted to be less well-known in comedy.” ~ Eddie Izzard

  21. “I came back from Japanese tour a broken man to find that one of my outside productions was very high in the charts and that was Nazareth. I stepped into another career and suddenly became a well-known producer.” ~ Roger Glover
  22. “A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.” ~ Fred Allen
  23. “I was very lucky to get well known much later in life. You need to have flopped quite a few times to get a sense of how little any of it has to do with you.” ~ George Clooney
  24. “Three publishers came to me at the White House after George lost and said, ‘We would like to publish your book.’ I said, ‘Well, I don’t have a book,’ and they said well it’s a well known fact that you have kept diaries.” ~ Barbara Bush
  25. “It is well known that in war, the first casualty is truth – that during any war truth is forsaken for propaganda.” ~ Harry Browne

  26. “Almost everybody that’s well-known gets tagged with a nickname.” ~ Alan Alda
  27. “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  28. “I don’t think so, in that Virgin is already a global brand. Brands like Amazon have had to spend hundreds of millions of pounds you know, building their brands, whereas Virgin is already well-known around the world.” ~ Richard Branson
  29. “I am an actress, I earn money, I am well-known. I don’t think it is altruism to become engaged in humanitarian work. It’s the least one can do.” ~ Emmanuelle Beart
  30. “There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing – but we all do and call it Hope.” ~ E. W. Howe

  31. “Many of them have accomplished a lot before they ever get to ‘Top Chef’ although they’re not well known. The show just provides them with a platform. There’s just one winner and on some seasons you can get numerous chefs that are really good. Even if they don’t win, they’re all talented.” ~ Tom Colicchio
  32. “One of the bibles of my youth was ‘Birds of the West Indies,’ by James Bond, a well-known ornithologist, and when I was casting about for a name for my protagonist I thought, ‘My God, that’s the dullest name I’ve ever heard,’ so I appropriated it. Now the dullest name in the world has become an exciting one.” ~ Ian Fleming
  33. “Well, my piano’s really beautiful. I actually have two pianos. I have a Yamaha upright from the ’60s that’s blond, wood, and black, and I also have one from the ’20s from Chicago – not a well-known brand or anything.” ~ Zooey Deschanel
  34. “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.
  35. “Perhaps our own opposition to even the level of European integration we have now, let alone any more, is well known.” ~ Nigel Farage

  36. “It’s sort of well-known that anytime any catastrophe happens anywhere in the world, they can count on the United States for help.” ~ Morgan Freeman
  37. “I think the fact that I’m so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn’t be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman – I’ll kiss a frog if you like.” ~ Stephen Fry
  38. “The story of English spelling is the story of thousands of people – some well-known, most totally unknown – who left a permanent linguistic fingerprint on our orthography.” ~ David Crystal
  39. “lovers, it is well known, carry the art of tautology to its utmost perfection, and even the most impatient of them can both bear to hear and repeat the same things times without number, till the sound becomes the echo to the sense or the nonsense previously uttered.” ~ Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  40. “It is well known that of every strong woman they say she has a masculine mind.” ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

  41. “Women are more evolved biologically and emotionally, that’s well known
    and it’s obvious. But they confuse sex and the spirit; they don’t
    separate. Men, as you know, always separate: they separate
    their human and dog natures.” ~ Jeet
  42. “If you get too well-known in comedy, I do believe it blocks people from taking you in drama.” ~ Eddie Izzard
  43. “America’s strong bonds with Israel are well known – this bond is unbreakable.” ~ Barack Obama
  44. “James Bond in his Sean Connery days … was the first well-known bachelor on the American scene who was not a drifter or a degenerate and did not eat out of cans.” ~ Barbara Ehrenreich
  45. “It is well known that I am pro-life… but I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people.” ~ Stockwell Day

  46. “The Ultimate Day really begins the night before, when you sit up until one o’clock trying to get things into trunk and bags. This is when you discover the well-known fact that summer air swells articles to twice or three times their original size.” ~ Robert Benchley
  47. “It is well known that, when two authors meet, they at once start talking about money-like everyone else.” ~ V. S. Pritchett
  48. “Encased in talent like a uniform, The rank of every poet is well known; They can amaze us like a thunderstorm, Or die so young, or live for years alone.” ~ W. H. Auden
  49. “Even the most solid of things, and the most real, the best-loved and the well-known, are only hand shadows on the wall. Empty space and points of light.” ~ Jeanette Winterson
  50. “My grandfather had been a well-known judge in Berlin.” ~ Arnon Goldfinger

  51. “I should like one of these days to be so well known, so popular, so celebrated, so famous, that it would permit me . . . to break wind in society, and society would think it a most natural thing.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  52. “It is well known, that on the Ohio, and in many parts of America further north, tusks, grinders, and skeletons of unparalleled magnitude are found in great numbers, some lying on the surface of the earth, and some a little below it … But to whatever animal we ascribe these remains, it is certain that such a one has existed in America, and that it has been the largest of all terrestrial beings.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  53. “It is well known, that the best productions of the best human intellects, are generally regarded by those intellects as mere immature freshman exercises, wholly worthless in themselves, except as initiatives for entering the great University of God after death.” ~ Herman Melville
  54. “The well-known old remark of Cato, who used to wonder how two soothsayers could look one another in the face without laughing.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  55. “If you get too well-known, you can never be a comedian’s comedian, it just won’t sit well. But I’m fine with that. I’m fine with that label.” ~ Eddie Izzard

  56. “Richard John Neuhaus, in his well-known book The Naked Public Square, tells us that in America, the public square has become openly hostile to religion.” ~ Stephen L. Carter
  57. “The inconveniences and horrors of the pox are perfectly well known to every one; but still the disease flourishes and spreads. Several million people were killed in a recent war and half the world ruined; but we all busily go on in courses that make another event of the same sort inevitable. Experientia docet? Experientia doesn’t.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  58. “When two terms belong to the same category, it is proper to construct conjunctive propositions embodying them. Thus a purchaser may say that he bought a left-hand glove and a right- hand glove, but not that he bought a left-hand glove, a right- hand glove, and a pair of gloves. ‘She came home in a flood of tears and a sedan-chair’ is a well known joke based on the absurdity of conjoining terms of different types. Now the dogma of the Ghost in the Machine does just this. It maintains that there exist both bodies and minds.” ~ Gilbert Ryle
  59. “The strangest part of being so well known is definitely getting a New Yorker profile. It’s a wonderful, strange process, like seeing yourself through a distorting mirror.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  60. “If you die and enough people are watching, then you become a martyr, you become a hero, you become well-known.” ~ Marilyn Manson

  61. “A celebrity is well known for being well known. I’m relatively well known – but for what I’ve written and said, or so I fondly imagine.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  62. “The delicious faces of children, the beauty of school-girls, “the sweet seriousness of sixteen,” the lofty air of well-born, well-bred boys, the passionate histories in the looks and manners of youth and early manhood, and the varied power in all that well-known company that escort us through life,–we know how these forms thrill, paralyze, provoke, inspire, and enlarge us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson , Well known quotes in history
  63. “In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round,–for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost,–do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  64. “The development of mathematics towards greater precision has led, as is well known, to the formalization of large tracts of it, so that one can prove any theorem using nothing but a few mechanical rules.” ~ Kurt Gödel
  65. “I remember when I was younger, there was a well-known writer who used to dart down the back way whenever saw me coming. I suppose he was in love with me and wasn’t quite sure of himself. Well, c’est la vie!” ~ Robert E. Sherwood

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