Famous Sayings

Memorable and Famous Sayings

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) in New York in January 1882
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Most sayings bite the dust, while a few become eternal. Famous sayings pack a wealth of wisdom, and their words carry a lot of punch. They display attitude without being preachy or pushy. Read this collection of famous sayings. They will stay with you forever.

  • Anthony Robbins
    The past does not equal the future.

  • Albert Einstein
    Imagination is more important than knowledge...

  • Buddha
    Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

  • Henry Ford
    Don't find fault. Find a remedy.

  • Anonymous
    The wise man has long ears and a short tongue.

  • Winston Churchill
    Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

  • Swedish proverb
    The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

  • Isaac Disraeli
    The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations.

  • Albert Einstein
    Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

  • Franklin D Roosevelt
    The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

  • Sir Winston Churchill
    It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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