Significant Thought from Writers Shaping the U.S.A. and their Famous Author Quotations

1)         “Truth holds the world together.” – Hans Christian Anderson

2)         “If one can’t enjoy reading a book over & over again, there is no use reading it at all” – Oscar Wilde.

3)         “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” – Henry Ward Beecher

4)         “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

5)         “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens

6)         “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” – George Bernard Shaw

7)         “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” – Henry Ward Beecher

8)         “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” – CS Lewis

9)         “She does many a good deed . . but God does not forget it. . Delayed is not forgotten.” – Hans Christian Anderson

10)        “Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

11)        “What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing.” –  C.S. Lewis

12)        “God will mightily reward you. People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.”  – Samuel Johnson

13)        “Pessimist: one who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.” – Oscar Wilde

14)        “Lying is the same as alcoholism. Liars prevaricate even on their deathbeds.” – Anton Chekhov

15)        “There is no sin greater than ignorance.” – Rudyard Kipling

More Famous Author Quotations

16)        “He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much.” – James Allen

17)        “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

18)        “Wise men talk because they have something to say. Fools talk because they have to say something.” – Zig Ziglar

19)        “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those that matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

20)        “In three words I can sum up what I’ve leaned about life: It Goes On.” – Robert Frost

21)        “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” – Mark Twain

22)        “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” – Mark Twain

23)        “No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” – The Lion and the Mouse, Aesop Fable

24)        “Nothing great was ever achieved without Enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

25)        “For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: ‘It might have been.’” – John Greenleaf Whittier

26)        “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

27)        “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

28)        “To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.” – Shakespeare

29)        “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” – Zig Ziglar

30)        “I feel great! I feel fine! Now body . . fall in line!” – Kenneth E. Hagin

31)        “A Theory is a supposition based on ignorance of the subject under discussion.” – Kenneth E. Hagin

30 Famous Author Quotations

Many feel education will make them smarter, but don’t realize common sense mixed with wisdom and a strong work ethic, will profit them more in the long run than JUST lots of education. Take time to consider these undeniable wise thoughts in each of these Famous Author Quotations. Seek the wisdom by letting these soak into your mind. Put them into practice and your life will be transformed for the better. Happy Hunting!

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