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267 Most Famous Sayings of All Time





  1. Famous Sayings About Life
  2. Famous Sayings About Love
  3. Famous Sayings About Success
  4. Famous Sayings About Family
  5. Famous Sayings About Money
  6. Famous Sayings About Friendship

Famous Sayings About Life


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -George Bernard Shaw


I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. -Arthur Rubinstein


When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us. -Alexander Graham Bell


Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. -Confucius


Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. -Dennis P. Kimbro


In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. -Abraham Lincoln


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. -William James


We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one. -Tom Hiddleston


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. -Henry James


Live each day as if your life had just begun. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like no one is watching. -Randall G Leighton


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. -Martin Luther King Jr.


Do not watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going. -Sam Levenson


Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others. -Winston Churchill


There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book. -Josh Jameson


The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. -Walter Bagehot


The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will. -Vince Lombardi


The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain


It’s not about how hard you can hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. -Rocky Balboa


When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what? -Sydney Harris


The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. -Ben Stein


Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. -Eleanor Roosevelt


The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. -William James


Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you can hardly catch it going. -Tennessee Williams


When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. -Erma Bombeck

Famous Sayings About Love


There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. -George Sand


Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. -Lao Tzu


Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. -Maya Angelou


Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. -Jimi Hendrix


‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. -Alfred Lord Tennyson


Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. -Mother Teresa


Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. -William Shakespeare


Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -Martin Luther King, Jr.


If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were. -Richard Bach


Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy. -Dwight L. Moody


They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything. -Bil Keane


Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. -Oscar Wilde


Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you. -Loretta Young


Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love. -Mario Teguh


Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. -Martin Luther King, Jr.


There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love. -Bryant H. McGill


The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. -Audrey Hepburn


Love means to commit yourself without guarantee. -Anne Campbell


The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. -Hubert H. Humphrey


Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail. -Kinky Friedman


Forgiveness is the final form of love. -Reinhold Niebuhr


If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. -Bruce Lee


Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. -Erich Fromm


You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. -Buddha


True love stories never have endings. -Richard Bach


A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad. -Robert Wagner


There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. -Friedrich Nietzsche


Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow. -John Lennon


Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. -Mother Teresa


The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. -Brian Tracy


A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. -James E. Faust


A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. -Jesus Christ


If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. -Maya Angelou

Famous Sayings About Success


The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda. -John C. Maxwell


Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. -Arnold Schwarzenegger


Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. -Pele


The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. -Ayn Rand


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill


A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. -Joyce Brothers


You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. -Zig Ziglar


Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out. -Robert Collier


Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. -Pablo Picasso


Success is not forever and failure isn’t fatal. -Don Shula


Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. -Shiv Khera


Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. -Swami Sivananda


Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen. -Wayne Huizenga


Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. -Dwayne Johnson


Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. -Benjamin Franklin


The starting point of all achievement is desire. -Napoleon Hill


The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance. -Sun Yat-sen


My success isn’t a result of arrogance – it’s a result of belief. -Conor McGregor


To be prepared is half the victory. -Miguel de Cervantes


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. -Abraham Lincoln


Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. -Henry David Thoreau


The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. -Brian Tracy


Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but without it you don’t have a chance. -Alex Rodriguez


The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes. -Benjamin Disraeli


Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. -Morihei Ueshiba


Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That’s living your dream. -Marlon Wayans


Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning. -Denis Waitley


The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. -Dale Carnegie


Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary. -Sarah Ban Breathnach


A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. -Billie Jean King


Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. -George Bernard Shaw


The path to success is to take massive, determined action. -Tony Robbins


Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek. -Mario Andretti


If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. -Henry Ford


You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness. -Zig Ziglar


Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. -Oscar Wilde


Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. -George S. Patton


Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time. -Arnold H. Glasow


I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. -Michael Jordan


Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. -Bill Gates


Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success. -Zig Ziglar


Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe. -Norman Vincent Peale

Famous Sayings About Family


Family is not an important thing. It’s everything. -Michael J. Fox


The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. -Richard Bach


I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. -Joyce Meyer


Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten. -David Ogden Stiers


You go through life wondering what is it all about but at the end of the day it’s all about family. -Rod Stewart


Family is the most important thing in the world. -Princess Diana


To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. -Barbara Bush


I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life. -Barbara Bush


Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends. -Divyanka Tripathi


A happy family is but an earlier heaven. -George Bernard Shaw


Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness. -John C. Maxwell


You need a really solid foundation of friends and family to keep you where you need to be. -Lilly Singh


Family always gonna be there. The material things, they come and go. -Romeo Miller


In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. -Alex Haley


Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold. -Andre Maurois


Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded. -Jennifer Ellison


The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends. -Clayton Christensen


My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family. -Jenna Morasca


When you live on the road, going home is a place to escape and just be with your family to unwind. -Jonathan Davis


Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family. -Bo Bennett

Famous Sayings About Money


If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. -Edmund Burke


Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame. -Arthur Schopenhauer


Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail. -Kinky Friedman


Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1. -Warren Buffett


No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February. -Suze Orman


Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference. -Barack Obama


A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. -Henry Ford


There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. -Benjamin Franklin


To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep. -David Bailey


Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. -Henry David Thoreau


There are people who have money and people who are rich. -Coco Chanel


All money is a matter of belief. -Adam Smith


Never spend your money before you have earned it. -Thomas Jefferson


The lack of money is the root of all evil. -Mark Twain


The key to making money is to stay invested. -Suze Orman


Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for something they don’t need. -Will Rogers


A good reputation is more valuable than money. -Publilius Syrus


There’s no such thing as a free lunch. -Milton Friedman


If you want to reap financial blessings, you have to sow financially. -Joel Osteen


Time is money. Wasted time means wasted money means trouble. -Shirley Temple


Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver. -Ayn Rand


A penny saved is a penny earned. -Benjamin Franklin

Famous Sayings About Friendship


One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca


It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. -Friedrich Nietzsche


Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. -Euripides


Friends are the best to turn to when you’re having a rough day. -Justin Bieber


Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace. -Christie Brinkley


Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. -Bill Watterson


Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. -Helen Keller


The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. -Hubert H. Humphrey


It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! -Doug Larson


There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. -Thomas Aquinas


A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. -Leo Buscaglia


Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. -Jean de La Fontaine


A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. -Jim Morrison


My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. -Aristotle


Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. -Khalil Gibran


A friend is what the heart needs all the time. -Henry Van Dyke


The language of friendship is not words but meanings. -Henry David Thoreau


A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. -Len Wein


In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. -Khalil Gibran


There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met. -William Butler Yeats


Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. -Anais Nin


The only way to have a friend is to be one. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. -Herodotus


Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. -Rabindranath Tagore


It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. -Marlene Dietrich


A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. -Elbert Hubbard


A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. -Charles Darwin


A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. -Arnold H. Glasow


A friend is a gift you give yourself. -Robert Louis Stevenson


Love is friendship set on fire. -Jeremy Taylor


Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Friendship is one mind in two bodies. -Mencius


A friend to all is a friend to none. -Aristotle


Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one. -Robert E. Lee


As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. -King Solomon


It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. -Confucius


Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings. -Jean de la Bruyere


Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. -Jane Austen


My friends are my estate. -Emily Dickinson


True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks. -St. Jerome


A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience. -Simon Sinek


Love and friendship exclude each other. -Jean de la Bruyere


No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. -Alice Walker


Friendship is essentially a partnership. -Aristotle


Opposition is true friendship. -William Blake


False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. -Richard Burton


But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


The best time to make friends is before you need them. -Ethel Barrymore


An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him. -Oscar Wilde


I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. -Plutarch


The friendship that can cease has never been real. -St. Jerome


The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin


Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. -Baltasar Gracian


A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. -Saint Francis de Sales


The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life. -Chelsea Handler


The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover. -Joseph Addison


It takes a long time to grow an old friend. -John Leonard


Your friend is your needs answered. -Khalil Gibran


A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands. -Maria Shriver


You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal. -Elizabeth Taylor


A friend is, as it were, a second self. -Marcus Tullius Cicero


Remember that a gesture of friendship, no matter how small, is always appreciated. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare – and precious as a pearl. -Tahar Ben Jelloun


Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater. -Emil Zatopek


Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you. -Anne Lamott


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