Top 10 Will Durant Quotes

William James Durant(November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher. His best known work includes The Story of Civilization and The Story of Philosophy. Here are Will Durant’s top ten wisest quotes: I. Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom. II. We teach more by what we are than by what we teach. III. The family is … Continue reading Top 10 Will Durant Quotes

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Top 10 Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn(September 17, 1930 – December 5, 2009) was one of the most influential motivational speakers of our time. He also authored many books on self-development, including The Philosophy for Successful Living and Twelve Pillars to name a few.  Here are Jim Rohn’s top ten most inspirational quotes: I. You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. II. Take care of your … Continue reading Top 10 Jim Rohn Quotes

Top 10 D.H. Lawrence Quotes

David Herbert Richards Lawrence(September 11, 1885 – March 2, 1930) was an English poet and writer. His most famous works include Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Sons and Lovers, and The Rainbow. Here are D.H. Lawrence’s top ten most profound quotes: I. Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. II. We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen. III. I never saw a … Continue reading Top 10 D.H. Lawrence Quotes

Top 10 Leo Tolstoy Quotes

Leo Tolstoy(September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910) was a Russian author who wrote such classics as Anna Karenina and War and Peace, one of the greatest novels ever written. Here are Leo Tolstoy’s top ten most inspirational quotes: I. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. II. If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content. III. A man is like a fraction … Continue reading Top 10 Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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