The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep.
—Wilson Mizner (American Playwright)
History consists of a series of accumulated imaginative inventions.
—Voltaire (French Philosopher)
Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
—Wayne Dyer (American Motivational Writer)
Think twice before you speak to a friend in need.
—Ambrose Bierce (American Editor)
When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.
—George MacDonald (Scottish Christian Author)
There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.
—Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues (French Moralist)
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.
—Miguel de Unamuno (Spanish Essayist)
Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
—Eric Hoffer (American Philosopher)
Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon the growing boy.
—William Wordsworth (English Poet)
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
—Theodore Roosevelt (American Head of State)
It is ridiculous for any man to criticize the works of another who has not distinguished himself by his own performance.
—Joseph Addison (English Essayist)