Famous Men Quotes

This page is a collection of Famous Men Quotes.

Get inspired and motivated by famous men through out history. From Abraham Lincoln to Will Smith, allow their wisdom to assist you in life.

Each quote below has been shared by a man who has been a president, actor, author, inventor, philosopher, musician, and more. These men have influenced society and reached the pinnacle of success in their chosen fields.

Spend sometime getting to know them and the quotes they've shared.

Enjoy the following Famous Men Quotes.



Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
-Abraham Lincoln



Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.
-Will Smith



A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything,
and the value of nothing.
-Oscar Wilde



Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson



I haven't failed,
I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.
-Thomas Edison



It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
-Walt Disney



It is common sense to take a method and try it.
If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.
But above all, try something.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt



Anyone can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature
to sympathize with a friend's success.
-Oscar Wilde



It is the mark of an educated mind
to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
-Aristotle



Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
-Mark Twain



You can discover more about a person in an hour of play
than in a year of conversation.
-Plato



Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any one thing.
-Abraham Lincoln



Love the life you live.
Live the life you love.
-Bob Marley



Too often we underestimate the power of
a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
-Leo Buscaglia



If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put the foundations under them.
-Henry David Thoreau



Men go abroad to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of the rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves with out wondering.
-Saint Augustine



Touch a thistle timidly, and it pricks you;
grasp it boldly, and its spines crumble.
-Admiral William Halsey



A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable,
but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
-George Bernard Shaw



A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
-Winston Churchill



In order to live free and happily
you must sacrifice boredom.
It is not always an easy sacrifice.
-Richard Bach


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