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Thomas Jefferson
308 quotes
Abraham Lincoln
297 quotes
Steve Maraboli
257 quotes
Bryant H. McGill
233 quotes
Ambrose Bierce
230 quotes
H. L. Mencken
218 quotes
Eric Hoffer
193 quotes
Ernest Hemingway
161 quotes
William James
156 quotes

Quotes and sayings from famous american authors
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

There are all kinds of love in the world, but never the same love twice. F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson


Let no man pull you low enough to hate him. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
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We can all fight the battles of just one day. It is when we add the burdens of two uncontrollable days, yesterday and tomorrow, that we get overwhelmed. Steve Maraboli

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Dr. Seuss

Happiness and success come from living in the present, not from existing in the past. Steve Maraboli

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do. Bruce Lee

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. Lou Holtz

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. Ken Venturi

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Mark Twain

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. William James

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. Bob Dylan

Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up. John F. Kennedy

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford

Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau
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Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down, it's staying down that's wrong. Muhammad Ali

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun

It's not the load that breaks you down - it's the way you carry it. Lou Holtz

Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. Sylvester Stallone
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