10 Memorable Quotes

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) in New York in January 1882
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Some quotes eventually fade away with time, while a few become eternal and can have lasting impacts. Albert Einstein's comment that "Imagination is more important than knowledge," for example, has the potential to stick with someone and change their perspectives on greatness and success. Memorable sayings pack a wealth of wisdom and display attitude without being preachy or pushy. If you read this collection of memorable sayings, they will stay with you forever:

  • Anthony Robbins: 1960 - Present

Anthony Robbins is an American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach.

"The past does not equal the future."

  • Buddha: believed to have lived between the 4th and 6th century B.C.

Buddha was a Nepali whose teachings founded Buddhism.

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

  • Mother Teresa: 1910 - 1997

Mother Teresa was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. 

"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." 

  • Henry Ford: 1863 - 1947

Henry Ford was an American industrialist and entrepreneur.

"Don't find fault. Find a remedy."

  • Margaret Mead: 1901-1978

Margaret Mead was a cultural anthropologist. 

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

    Winston Churchill was England's prime minister during World War II.

    "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm."

    • Ayn Rand: 1905 - 1982

    Ayn Rand was a Russian-American novelist and philosopher. 

    "The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me."

    • Albert Einstein: 1879 - 1955 

    Albert Einstein was a German theoretical physicist.

    "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."

    Franklin D. Roosevelt was an American statesman and the 32nd President of the United States.

    ​"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

    • Oscar Wilde: 1854 - 1900

    Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright.

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