Famous quotes from famous folks

Kids and adult alike should embrace these famous quotes in their daily lives here in Jamaica and around the world. These quotes came from some very clever, intelligent people. Some of which we have heard are as follows:

  • "Consciously or unconsciously, everyone of us does render some service or other. if we cultivate the habit of doing thisservice deliberately, our desire for service will steadily growstronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large."
  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Born October 02, 1869, he led a non-violence movement, which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rightsand freedoms across the world. He was assassinated on January 30-1948.

  • "Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation."
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy

    Born May 29, 1917 he was the 35th president of the United States, and he was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

  • "The road to happiness lies in two simple principals finds what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it put your whole soul into it every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have."
  • John D. Rockefeller

    Born, July 8, 1839, he was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He died May 8, 1937.

    Incorporate these and other famous quotes into your life. They sure make a big difference in my life.

  • "It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doers, the achiever the one who recognizes the challengers and does something about it."
  • Vincent Thomas Lombardi

    Born June 11, 1913- September 3, 1970, Lombardi was an American football coach. He was named 'coach of the century' by ESPN. He is remembered for his dedication, his infectious enthusiasmand his unforgettable quotes that continue to echo in locker rooms around the world.

  • "Pain is temporary. it may last a minute, or a day or an hour, but eventually it will subside and something else willtake its place. if I quit, however, it last forever."
  • Lance Armstrong

    Born "Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18-1971,"he is an American road racing cyclist. He won The Tour de France a record-breaking seven consecutive years, from 1999 to 2005.



    Here is a famous quote I use very often. I work out everyday and people will say, "oh you are so disciplined" I usually respondwith this one:

  • "People think I’m disciplined. It is not discipline, it is devotion. There is a great difference."
  • Luciano Pavarotti

    Born October 12, 1935- September 6, 2007, he was an Italian operatic tenor. He was one of the most commercially successfultenors of all times.

    This famous quote is one of my favorite.

  • "I think I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for other."
  • Booker Taliaferro Washington

    Born April 5, 1856- November 14, 1915, he was an American educator, orator, author and the dominant leader of theAfrican-American community nationwide from the 1890s to his death.

    I have very high admiration for the creator of the next famous quote

  • "If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough."
  • Oprah Winfrey

    Born January 29, 1954 is an American television presenter, media mogul and philanthropist. I think it’s fair to say she is themost influential woman in the world.

  • "I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want forge ahead. If you think it's going to rainthen it will."
  • Clint Eastwood

    Born May 31, 1930, he is an actor, film director, film producer, composer and politician.

  • "People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they developea greater vision for their lives."
  • Stedman Graham

    Born march 6, 1951, he is an American educator, author, businessman and speaker. He is also the living partner of media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

  • "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands attimes of challenge and controversy."
  • Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr.

    Born January 15, 1929, this human rights icon was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African-American civil rights movement. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

  • "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."
  • John F. Kennedy

    If there was a century winning famous quote this one which was taken from the very famous inauguration speech made by the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, would definitely be the winner.

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