QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

List of all popular poets and new poets.

All Quotations / Quotations from John Wooden

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

Best Quotations

"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary."

Kahlil Gibran
"The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead."

Ann Landers
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."

Edmund Burke
"Faith without works is dead."

Bible
"If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity marry, and perpetuate his kind."

Don Marquis