DoolBug Quotes - Famous quotes from thinkers, revolutionaries and influencers of our era

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Famous quotes from thinkers, revolutionaries and influencers of our era.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.


Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.


Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.


Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.


When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.


Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

He who hesitates is lost.


Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

He who has great power should use it lightly.


Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.


Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.


Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.


We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.

Thomas Edison

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld