Key Quotations from Famous Authors

by Jim on April 9, 2013

Significant thought from Writers Who Shaped America

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 honour 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

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

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

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Author: Jim (104 Articles)

Jim Edwards has authored numerous articles, developed 2 extensive pamphlet series and written brochures and numerous sales training documents. He earned a BME from Illinois Wesleyan University and Master Degree from Northern Illinois University with post-graduate studies in strategic marketing and product planning.

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Jamey April 11, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Love this post!

maillot de foot June 23, 2013 at 7:24 am

Very informative article post.Really looking forward to read more. Really Great.

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