Best Quotes

I love reading quotes and learning from them. In my opinion, reading quotes is a great way to learn life lessons. Quotes are short but contain a lot wisdom. They can give you useful lessons in a concise manner. It doesn’t take much time to read them, but what you read can change your life.

Here I’d like to share with you the best quotes that I’ve found. I group the quotes based on topic so you can easily find the best quotes for a given topic.

Best Quotes on Success

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
Ben Stein

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Lao Tzu

Behind every brilliant performance there were countless hours of practice and preparation.
Eric Buttterworth

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Both fortune and love befriend the bold.

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein

Following the herd is a sure way to mediocrity.
Patti Wilson

The most important single ingredient in the formula for success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt

I will pay more for the ability to deal with people before any other ability under the sun.
John D. Rockefeller

A good plan vigorously executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
George S. Patton

They can conquer who believe they can.

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Theodore Roosevelt

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Thomas Jefferson

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure.
Thomas J. Watson

Best Quotes on Failure

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

Best Quotes on Dreams

The mightiest works have been accomplished by men who have somehow kept their ability to dream great dreams.
Walter Russell Bowie

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenens

Dreams don’t work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Christopher Reeve

If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Walt Disney

Best Quotes on Happiness

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.
Marquis De Condorcet

Think to Thank. In these three words are the finest capsule course for a happy marriage, formula for enduring friendship, and a pattern for personal happiness.
Thomas S. Monson

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Rita Mae Brown

The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.

Life’s truest happiness is found in friendships we make along the way.

Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
George Santayana

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Best Quotes on Attitude

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Carol Burnett

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.

Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas Jefferson

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

Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann von Goethe

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end . . . I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
Abraham Lincoln