authors & quotes

William Hazlitt
John Ruskin
Aldous Huxley
Alexander Pope
G. K. Chesterton
Thomas Fuller
Joseph Addison
Charles Dickens
W. H. Auden
Winston Churchill
William Blake

Quotes and sayings from famous english authors
Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin

You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago. Alan Watts

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

If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell. Charles Kingsley

A day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie Chaplin

The chains of habit are generally too weak to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken. Samuel Johnson

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine. Alan Turing

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. William Hazlitt

Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think. Alfred Austin

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. English Proverbs
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Haters never win. I just think that's true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end. Tom Hiddleston

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens
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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. William Shakespeare

The world is a tradgedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. Horace Walpole

Expectation is the root of all heartache. William Shakespeare

I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road. Stephen Hawking

There's nothing quite as frightening as someone who knows they are right. Michael Faraday

To come to your senses you have to go out of your mind. Alan Watts
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My mission is to create a world where we can live in harmony with nature. Jane Goodall

Not the fruit of experience but experience itself, is the end. Walter Pater

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Michael Korda

The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence. Thomas Huxley

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke

See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that. Douglas Adams

Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that. Imelda Staunton

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. G. K. Chesterton
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Happiness is not a state to arrive at, rather, a manner of traveling. Samuel Johnson

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