Best 207 Quotation Collection For Your Happiness

Quotations are excellent for keeping you inspired. Here is the list of top quotations for your inspiration and happiness. Hope you will enjoy these quotations.

Top Quotation Collection

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.—Audrey Hepburn

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.–Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lot of people give up just before they’re about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.–Chuck Norris (related: 101 Chuck Norris Jokes)

As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give.—David DeNotaris

As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in.—Helen Keller

Avoid overuse of ‘quotation “marks.”‘-Author: William Safire

(A plaque with this quotation, with the first phrase omitted, is in the stairwell of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.)-Author: Thomas Jefferson

a quotation from the Spanish philosopher Ortega y Gasset as an epigraph for Stoner: “A hero is one who wants to be himself.” In-Author: John Williams

Authors hide their big thefts by putting small ones between quotation marks.-Author: Paul Eldridge

And as their love had begun a little before a quotation, so it ended a little after one.-Author: Robert Aickman

And we are quotation marks, inverted and upside down, clinging to one another at the end of this life sentence. Trapped by lives we did not choose.-Author: Tahereh Mafi

A garbled quotation is equivalent to a betrayal, an insult, a prejudice.-Author: Emile M. Cioran

A forward critic often dupes us With sham quotations peri hupsos, And if we have not read Longinus, Will magisterially outshine us. Then, lest with Greek he over-run ye, Procure the book for love or money, Translated from Boileau’s translation, And quote quotation on quotation.-Author: Jonathan Swift

Anne could not immediately fall into a quotation again. The sweet scenes of autumn were for a while put by – unless some tender sonnet, fraught with the apt analogy of the declining year, with declining happiness, and the images of youth and hope, and spring, all gone together, blessed her memory.-Author: Jane Austen

A clergyman generally dislikes to be met in argument by any scriptural quotation; he feels as affronted as a doctor does, when recommended by an old woman to take some favourite dose,-Author: Anthony Trollope

As long as we encourage a culture of victim hood, said Monty, with the rhythmic smoothness of self-quotation, we will continue to raise victims. And so the cycle of underachievement continues.-Author: Zadie Smith

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.-Author: Brendan Behan

A great many complimentary things have been said about the faculty of memory, and if you look in a good quotation book you will find them neatly arranged.-Author: Robertson Davies

[A] quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business.(The Record Lie)-Author: A.A. Milne

But in the dying world I come from quotation is a national vice. No one would think of making an after-dinner speech without the help of poetry. It used to be the classics, now it’s lyric verse.-Author: Evelyn Waugh

But I have long thought that if you knew a column of advertisements by heart, you could achieve unexpected felicities with them. You can get a happy quotation anywhere if you have the eye.-Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Beware of thinkers whose minds function only when they are fueled by a quotation.-Author: Emile M. Cioran

Benjamin Franklin was a humanitarian that dedicated his life to making contributions to all humans. He had a clear purpose for himself: improve the human race.—Paulo Braga

Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.—Buddha

Be nice to people on the way up, because you may meet them on the way down.–Jimmy Durante

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.–Omar Khayyam

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.–Leo Burnett

Chumaka ended with a quotation from a play that Jiro favored. ” ‘Small acts partner small houses and small minds’.-Author: Raymond E. Feist

Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.-Author: Samuel Johnson

Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can.—Hillary Clinton (inspired by John Wesley quote)

Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.—Ashton Kutcher

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.—Dr. Seuss

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.—Mary Kay Ash

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.–Buddha

Don’t be afraid to fail. It’s not the end of the world, and in many ways, it’s the first step toward learning something and getting better at it.—Jon Hamm

Don’t allow your past or present condition to control you. It’s just a process that you’re going through to get you to the next level.–T.D. Jakes

Denial is commonly found among persons with dissociative disorders. My favorite quotation from such a client is, “We are not multiple, we made it all up.” I have heard this from several different clients. When I hear it, I politely inquire, “And who is we?-Author: Alison Miller

Dialogue is not just quotation. It is grimaces, pauses, adjustments of blouse buttons, doodles on a napkin, and crossings of legs-Author: Jerome Stern

Every moment is a fresh beginning.—T.S. Eliot

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.–Babe Ruth

Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.—Kobe Bryant

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.—Kevin Hart

Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.-Author: Samuel Johnson

Find people who will make you better.—Michelle Obama

Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.—Vince Lombardi

Get busy living or get busy dying.—Stephen King

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.—Mark Twain

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.—Buddha

Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes … the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules … You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things … They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius …” – Steve Jobs

Happiness is the feeling that power increases — that resistance is being overcome.—Friedrich Nietzsche

Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.—Henry David Thoreau

Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby.—George Bernard Shaw

He let her do it, then looked around for his fingers. There they were, curled like a bloody quotation mark on the lead. He laughed.-Author: Philip Pullman

Her profile as well as her stature and bearing seemed to gain the more dignity from her plain garments, which by the side of provincial fashion gave her the impressiveness of a fine quotation from the Bible,-or from one of our elder poets,-in a paragraph of to-day’s newspaper.-Author: George Eliot

I get asked to read new works a lot, in the hope that I will give a quotation and I will only give a ‘puff’ for a book I truly love.-Author: Peter James

I like commas. I detest semi-colons – I don’t think they belong in a story. And I gave up quotation marks long ago. I found I didn’t need them, they were fly-specks on the page.-Author: E.L. Doctorow

In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.—Anne Frank

In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.-Author: Evelyn Waugh

Inevitably, almost everything we say is either quotation or paraphrase.-Author: Mason Cooley

I hate when people say “quote” when what they really mean is “quotation.” How’s that for a quote?-Author: Man Martin

I don’t want to use quotation marks anymore, I’ve gone back and forth with them. In Ghosts, I didn’t use them, for instance, all the way back in the early eighties.-Author: Paul Auster

In this crazy mirror of terror and art a pseudo-quotation made up of obscure Shakespeareanisms (Chapter Three) somehow produces, despite its lack of literal meaning, the blurred diminutive image of the acrobatic performance that so gloriously supplies the bravura ending for the next chapter.-Author: Vladimir Nabokov

I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.-Author: Bill Walsh

I rather be thin dog running free than a fat one chained.-Author: Thabiso Monkoe

I have a big collection of quotation programs … In particular, I like MCR Software’s Wisdom of the Ages, which has the best selection of relevant quotes I know.-Author: Jerry Pournelle

I shall never be ashamed to go to a bad author for a good quotation.-Author: Seneca.

In the end is my beginning … That’s a quotation I’ve often heard people say.-Author: Agatha Christie

I am now to offer some thoughts upon that sameness or familiarity which we frequently find between passages in different authors without quotation. This may be one of three things either what is called Plagiarism, or Imitation, or Coincidence.-Author: James Boswell

I always have a quotation for everything – it saves original thinking.-Author: Dorothy L. Sayers

In places this book is a little over-written, because Mr Blunden is no more able to resist a quotation than some people are to refuse a drink.-Author: George Orwell

I’m a great believer in the direct quote in quotation marks and the hard fact.-Author: Andrew Marr

I wonder if “an” ever occurs before “haughty” except in a quotation, or whether you can make anything sound like a quotation by adding a word like “goeth”?-Author: Gary Saul Morson

I don’t speak with proper grammar. I don’t speak with dialogue attribution. I don’t speak with quotation. I don’t care about any of that stuff. It’s about rhythm, and it’s about what’s in their [the character’s] head, and what feels more natural. And it’s about speed. I want things to move.-Author: James Frey

I am wonderfully pleased when I meet with any passage in an old Greek or Latin author, that is not blown upon, and which I have never met with in any quotation.-Author: Joseph Addison

I want to rip off your logic and make passionate sense to you. I want to ride in the swing of your hips. My fingers will dig in you like quotation marks, blazing your limbs into parts of speech.-Author: Jeffrey McDaniel

I am only too aware that I am open to Rees’s Second Law of Quotation: However sure you are that you have attributed a quotation correctly, an earlier source will be pointed out to you.-Author: Nigel Rees

If you use a colloquialism or a slang word or phrase, simply use it; do not draw attention to it by enclosing it in quotation marks. To do so is to put on airs, as though you were inviting the reader to join you in a select society of those who know better.-Author: William Strunk Jr.

I respect a man who can recognize a quotation. It’s a dying art.-Author: David Lodge

It is rather to be chosen than great riches, unless I have omitted something from the quotation.-Author: Robert Benchley

It is my belief that nearly any invented quotation, played with confidence, stands a good chance to deceive.-Author: Mark Twain

I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.–Joan Rivers

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously, that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case you fail by default.—Anonymous

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.–Gail Sheehy

I believe that nothing in life is unimportant every moment can be a beginning.—John McLeod

I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying.—Shawshank Redemption

I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me.–Brad Pitt

It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.–Jane Fonda

I don’t believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It’s a mean thing, life.–George Clooney

I think if you live in a black-and-white world, you’re gonna suffer a lot. I used to be like that. But I don’t believe that anymore.–Bradley Cooper

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.—John Stuart Mill

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.–Bruce Lee

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.–Leonardo Da Vinci

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.—Warren Buffett

Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.—Jay-Z

If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.—Jeff Bezos

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.—J. K. Rowling

If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.—Leonardo DiCaprio

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.—Morris West

If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person.—Bill Clinton

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.—Neil Armstrong

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.–Michael Jordan

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on. Robert Frost

I like criticism. It makes you strong.—LeBron James

In order to write about life first you must live it.–Ernest Hemingway

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.–Eleanor Roosevelt

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.–Albert Einstein

Just disconnect. Once in a day sometime, sit silently and from all connections disconnect yourself.—Yoda (Star Wars Quotes)

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.—Marilyn Monroe

Keep calm and carry on.—Winston Churchill

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.—John Lennon

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.–Soren Kierkegaard

Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this.—Celine Dion

Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met – obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty.—John F. Kennedy (JFK Quotes)

Live for each second without hesitation.—Elton John

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.—Albert Einstein

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.—Confucius

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.—Helen Keller

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.—Lillian Dickson

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.—Charles Swindoll

Life is a flower of which love is the honey.—Victor Hugo

Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.—Stephen Hawking

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.—Grandma Moses

Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.—Benjamin Franklin

Life is about making an impact, not making an income.—Kevin Kruse

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.–Anais Nin

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.—Mahatma Gandhi

Life is short, and it is here to be lived.—Kate Winslet

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.–Sholom Aleichem

Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.–Drew Barrymore

Life’s tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.” – John Wayne

Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully.—Albert Camus

Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.–H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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

Liberals dispute that Reagan won the Cold War on the basis of their capacity to put mocking quotation marks around the word, won. That’s pretty much the full argument: Restate a factual proposition with sneering quote marks.-Author: Ann Coulter

Let us see what tomorrow will bring us? Will it be joy and triumph, chaos and glory, love and growth, or victory and success?-Author: Ana Monnar

Life itself is a quotation.-Author: Jorge Luis Borges

Mr. da Silva had a relevant quotation for everything that happened to him and in this way evaded real life. – Author: Jeffrey Eugenides

Most of all I like “bad” lines, that is those considered bad, in my opinion unjustly, by theory. The reason for the last quotation marks is that most so-called theory is only a collection of examples from master practice.-Author: Bent Larsen

Make each day your masterpiece.–John Wooden

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.–Maya Angelou

Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars.—Jack Kerouac

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.—Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump Quotes)

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.—Will Smith

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.–Thomas A. Edison

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.–Babe Ruth

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.—Seneca

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.—Seneca

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.–George Halas

Next to the semi-colon, quotation marks seem to be the chief butts of reformatory ardor.-Author: H.L. Mencken

Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.—Anonymous

Once you figure out who you are and what you love about yourself, I think it all kinda falls into place.—Jennifer Aniston

Opening the book is a quotation from the National Conference of Catholic Bishops that sums up the Prager-Telushkin view: It was Judaism that brought the concept of a God-given universal moral law into the world … The Jew carries the burden of God in history [and] for this has never been forgiven.-Author: George Gilder

People say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes a mighty quotation is worth more than a thousand pictures.-Author: Jakub Marian

Quotation mistakes, inadvertency, expedition, and human lapses, may make not only moles but warts in learned authors …-Author: Thomas Browne

Quotation, like much better things, has its abuses. One may quote till one compiles. The ancient lawyers used to quote at the bar till they had stagnated their own cause.-Author: Isaac D’Israeli

Quotation is a good thing, there is a community of thought in it.-Author: Samuel Johnson

Quotation confesses inferiority.-Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotation is a noun. Quote is a verb.-Author: Eusebius Clay

Quotations introduced by that are regarded as in indirect discourse and not enclosed in quotation marks.-Author: William Strunk Jr.

Quotation brings to many people one of the intensest joys of living.-Author: Bernard Darwin

Quotation lovers love rare words.-Author: Willis Regier

Quotation is more universal and more ancient than one would perhaps believe. – Author: James Boswell

quotation from Einstein: ‘The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.’ I would suggest to Dr. Chauncy that in combination, the two qualities are even more alarming.-Author: Douglas Preston

Quote is a verb. Quotation is the noun.-Author: Alan Lindsay

Reframing an extract as a quotation constitutes a kind of coauthorship. With no change in wording, the cited passage becomes different. I imagine that the thrill of making an anthology includes the opportunity to become such a coauthor.-Author: Gary Saul Morson

Skyler often thought that the Seneca quotation Poe included was a dig at Dupin-or perhaps Poe himself: Nil sapientiae odiosius acumine nimio. “Nothing is more hateful to wisdom than excessive cleverness.” “That’s for sure,” said Skyler aloud. “Or more succintly put, ‘No one likes a smart ass’.-Author: Haley Walsh

Some lines are born quotations, some are made quotations, and some have “quotation” thrust upon them.-Author: Gary Saul Morson

She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.-Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Sometimes it’s good to lose something/someone. Because we get what we deserve, not what we desire for.-Author: M.H. Rakib

Sometimes you lose your way; you walk in the twilight of a forest; and suddenly you see an old but a beautiful house. And that old mossy house is a good quotation! It is old because it has wisdom; it is beautiful because it gives you a hope!-Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan

[spurious quotation].-Author: Joseph Stalin

Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.—Ellen DeGeneres

Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.–(Attributed to various sources)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.—Dalai Lama

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.–Henry Ford

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.–Frank Sinatra

The unexamined life is not worth living.—Socrates

Turn your wounds into wisdom.—Oprah Winfrey

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.—Lao-Tze

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another.—Helen Keller

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.–John Lennon

When you cease to dream you cease to live.—Malcolm Forbes

We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness.—Hillary Clinton

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.–Alexander Graham Bell

When it is obvious that goals can’t be reached, don’t adjust the goals, but adjust the action steps.—Confucius

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.—Paulo Coelho

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.—Jimmy Carter

We have in my country (Russia) a quotation: It is impossible to make out of apology a fur coat.-Author: Bernard Malamud

We are cooling. We are not warming. The warming you see out there, the supposed warming, and I use my finger quotation marks here, is part of the cooling process.-Author: Michael Steele

Well named, Quotology contains everything you always wanted to know about quotations, quoters, quotees, quotation books, ‘quoox’ (quotations out of context), and their fascinating history.-Author: Marjorie Garber

When people ask me if it has been a hard or easy road, I always answer with the same quotation, the end is nothing, the road is all.Willa Cather-Author: Willa Cather

We have a queen-size bed and the dog sleeps in the middle. John and I are sort of these little quotation marks on either corner.-Author: Rachael Ray

You know what my favourite quotation is? … It’s from Chaucer … Criseyde says it, I am myne owene woman, wel at ese.-Author: Mary McCarthy

You can’t be conferred with a glory you never configured your mind to come to.-Author: Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation – Author: Willard Van Orman Quine

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.–Michael Phelps

You will meet two kinds of people in life: ones who build you up and ones who tear you down. But in the end, you’ll thank them both.—Anonymous

You choose the life you live. If you don’t like it, it’s on you to change it because no one else is going to do it for you.–Kim Kiyosaki

Your image isn’t your character. Character is what you are as a person.—Derek Jeter

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