Top 10 Herman Melville Quotes

Herman Melville(August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American writer, best known for his novel, Moby-Dick, one of the most highly regarded literary works in history.  Here are Herman Melville’s top ten most profound quotes: I. It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. II. I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to … Continue reading Top 10 Herman Melville Quotes


Top 10 Beatrix Potter Quotes

Helen Beatrix Potter(July 28, 1866 – December 22, 1943) was a British children’s book author and illustrator of the Peter Rabbit series, which sold more than 150 million copies worldwide. Here are Beatrix Potter’s top ten quotes that will make you appreciate life: I. Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.  II. We cannot stay home all … Continue reading Top 10 Beatrix Potter Quotes

Top 10 Alexandre Dumas Quotes

Alexandre Dumas(July 24, 1802 – December 5, 1870), born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, was a French writer whose best known works include The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Here are Alexandre Dumas’s top ten most inspirational quotes: I. There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt … Continue reading Top 10 Alexandre Dumas Quotes

Top 10 PT Barnum Quotes

Phineas Taylor Barnum(July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891)was an American businessman and showman, best known as the founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus which performed the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Here are PT Barnum’s top ten most inspiring quotes: I. The noblest art is that of making others happy. II.  No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else. III. Whatever you do, do … Continue reading Top 10 PT Barnum Quotes

Top 10 Hermann Hesse Quotes

Hermann Hesse(July 2, 1877 – August 9, 1962) was a German-Swiss Nobel Prize winning author whose most famous works include Siddhartha, Demian, Steppenwolf, The Glass Bead Game, and Narcissus and Goldmund. Here are Hermann Hesse’s top ten greatest quotes to make you think: I. I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give … Continue reading Top 10 Hermann Hesse Quotes

Top 10 Anne Morrow Lindbergh Quotes

Anne Morrow Lindbergh(June 22, 1906 – February 7, 2001) was an American aviator and author of Gift from the Sea which sold over 3 million copies. She was the first female to receive her glider’s pilot’s license. Here are Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s top ten greatest quotes: I. One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can only collect a few. One moon shell … Continue reading Top 10 Anne Morrow Lindbergh Quotes