10 Great Quotes by Famous People

Language is the main form of communication between humans. It is how we indicate how we are thinking, feeling and what we believe in. Some of us are better with words than others. While your next door neighbour could be quite a wordsmith and have a talent for stringing them together in brilliant fashion famous people do have a toehold on the spotlight and the attention of many. As a result things that come out of the mouths of famous people have been appreciated, remembered and requoted time and time again. Here are ten of my personal favourites:

1) Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. – English author H.G. Wells (1866-1946)

2) The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. – British philosopher Bertrand Russel (1872-1970)

3) Sex and religion are closer to each other than either might prefer. – English lawyer and philosopher Sir Thomas More (1478-1535)
10 great quotes by famous people4) In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Civil activist Martin Luther King (1929-1968)

5) There are no facts, only interpretations. – German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 -1900)

6) How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than create it herself? – French author Anaïs Nin (1903-1977)

7) I have not failed. I just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – American inventor and businessman Thomas Alva Edison

8) It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. – American film maker Walt Disney (1901-1966)

9) Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down. – American actor Jimmy Durante (1893-1980)

10) The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. – English writer Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

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