english Quotes

Quotes from english authors



William Hazlitt
176 quotes
Aldous Huxley
170 quotes
John Ruskin
169 quotes
Alexander Pope
155 quotes
G. K. Chesterton
152 quotes
Thomas Fuller
149 quotes
Joseph Addison
127 quotes
Charles Dickens
125 quotes
Winston Churchill
122 quotes
W. H. Auden
121 quotes
William Blake
118 quotes

Famous english quotes
Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin, actor
  • inspirational

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

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

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • trust

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


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

A day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie Chaplin, actor
  • laughter

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

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. John Lennon, musician
  • enjoy

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

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

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

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. J. K. Rowling, author
  • character

Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • give

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, dramatist
  • Friends

Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist
  • learning

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. English Proverbs,
  • Hope

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • courage

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

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

Worrying is praying for what you don't want. J.R.R. Tolkien, writer
  • desire

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist
  • dream

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin, scientist
  • life

I have many problems in my life but my lips don't know that ,they always smiles. Charlie Chaplin, actor
  • smile

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

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • giving

Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. Stephen Hawking, scientist
  • life

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. John Lennon, musician
  • life

Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • will

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, scientist
  • destiny

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens, novelist
  • Love

Expectation is the root of all heartache. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • expectation

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene, authoer
  • learning

Choice is not a form of freedom in the sense of the word; choice is the act of hesitation that occurs before making a decision. Alan Watts, philosopher
  • choice

Haters never win. I just think that's true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end. Tom Hiddleston, actor
  • costs

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. Harold MacMillan, politician
  • Success

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals. Sydney Smith, clergyman
  • motivational

He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. John Milton, poet
  • inner

Courage is found in unlikely places. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist
  • courage

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty. Jacob Bronowski, scientist
  • Knowledge

Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation Isaac Newton, mathematician
  • exclamation

To come to your senses you have to go out of your mind. Alan Watts, philosopher
  • mind

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see. G. K. Chesterton, writer
  • Travel

You only get one life. You might as well spend it working on something great. Paul Graham, scientist
  • life

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

You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself. English Proverbs,
  • friend

My mission is to create a world where we can live in harmony with nature. Jane Goodall, scientist
  • nature

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan, clergyman
  • generosity

any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep. Clive Barker, writer
  • art

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


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