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Famous Quotes by Famous People

It is the wisdom of great and noteworthy people that defines the generation they lived in. These words of wisdom, satire, and advice can inspire us to reach higher goals. On other occasions, they can cause us to introspect. You will find a wide collection of quotes indexed by the person's name.
  1. Alexander Pope Quotes (7)
  2. Aristotle Quotes (2)
  3. Celebrity Quotes (34)
  4. Einstein Quotes (10)
  5. Notable Women Quotes (27)
  6. Quotes From Famous Authors (67)
  7. Quotes by Leaders (46)
  8. Still More Famous People (11)

John Keats
John Keats continues to reign supreme as the English poet who glorified romance and celebrated its magic. Immersed in representative imagery and artistic appeal, his poems are a treat. Despite severe criticism, Keats exerted considerable influence on poets like Alfred Tennyson and Wilfred Owen. So read on and let the romantic John Keats enamor...

You probably know this famous line, "'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all". What you probably don’t know is that it was penned by Alfred Lord Tennyson, a famous poet laureate whose words inspired millions of readers and aspiring authors. His famous works include In Memoriam A.H.H. and Idylls of the King. Tennyson skillfully worked with rhythm in his poems. His writ…

Joseph Addison wrote a play entitled Cato, a Tragedy in 1712. This play would become one of his best-known works. Cato was based on the life of Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis, a Roman statesman who lived between 95 B.C. and 46 B.C. Cato told the story of an incorruptible individual who struggled against the tyranny of Caesar. Cato's adherence to...

Quotes by Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin was intellectually ahead of his times. In the eighteenth century, not many biologists were convinced about Darwin's theory of evolution. His views were considered nonconformist as they refuted the commonly accepted beliefs about God's creation. Over time, the world gradually understood and accepted his theory of evolution. Find out why quotes by Charles Darwin evoked strong responses from people.

George Washington Carver Quotes
Read popular quotes by George Washington Carver.

Quotes by John Keats
John Keats is a name that must figure in any list of the greatest English poets. But, did you know that John Keats died at a very young age of 25? Just imagine the wealth of literature that he might have created had he lived longer. All the same, his existing body of work itself is so rich that he stands as a literary giant. This is a list of memorable John Keats quotes.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes
Poet, story writer, and critic, Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most highly regarded writers of American literature. His originality is his hallmark. At his time, however, there was a lot of criticism about his neuroticism, glorification of death, and other unacceptable concepts. This is a collection of some of the most famous Edgar Allan Poe quotes.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes
What I like about Benjamin Franklin quotes is that they are simple words of wisdom. No convoluted logic – just basic common sense.

Being Famous Quotes
Imagine you are a famous celebrity. Every time you step out of your car, cameras go popping, and the paparazzi mob you. Now, imagine this to be an everyday affair. How does it feel being famous? Everyone enjoys a bit of fame, but the flip side of being famous can be daunting. Do celebrities enjoy being famous? Here are some interesting being...

Famous Artist Quotes
An artist thinks with colors, patterns, and shapes. However, if you read these famous artist quotes, you will know that artists also think with vibrant words. Famous artists like Michelangelo, Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Henry Moore, Rembrandt, and many others have left their indelible mark in the field of art. What made them so great? Before you look at their art, read these fa…

Quotes by Famous People
Here is a collection of inspirational quotes on a wide variety of topics. Read inspirational quotes from Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and other famous people.

Thomas Edison Quotes
Thomas Alva Edison is one inventor that every one has read about at school. Many would think of him in the same category as Newton or Einstein. Here are some of his famous words.

Confucious Sayings
I find that the only way to truly enjoy Confucious sayings is by reading them over and over. Without that, we run the risk of missing out on the layered message.

Denis Waitley Quotes
If you have ever considered being a motivational speaker, read these words of Denis Waitley and you will know how to create an impact on your audience.

Wayne Dyer Quotes
I do not have a lot of patience for self-help books. They seem to be full of platitudes. But the wise words of Wayne Dyer are a class apart.

Quotes by Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling is one of the few famous authors of the English language to have originated from India. His children's stories: The Jungle Book, Second Jungle Book, Kim, Just So Stories (1902), and Captains Courageous have made him a household name the world over. I hope you will enjoy this collection of famous Rudyard Kipling quotes.

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