Most Quoted – Most Famous Quotes Of All Time

Quotes are a powerful way to inspire and motivate people. They can provide perspective in difficult times, and remind us of what is truly important.

Quotes have the ability to change the course of history, and they can help us understand our own lives in a new way.

At Most Quoted, you’ll find the greatest quotes of all time. From the wisdom of ancient philosophers to the insights of modern-day writers, we’ve got everything you need to get inspired.

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So come on in and explore some of the most amazing quotes ever uttered! We’re sure you’ll find something that speaks to your heart.

And why? Because

“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” – Hans Christian Andersen

The unexamined life is not worth living - Socrates

Famous Quotes

Here’s a a few of the most well known sayings, phrases and quotes you’ll find on this site. In each collection, you’ll also discover some amazing images you can share on Instagram, Pinterest, or other social media.

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu

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

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney

“Get busy living, or get busy dying.” – Stephen King (Shawshank Redemption)

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – John Dalberg-Acton

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


Quotes by Famous Authors

Some of the authors, thinkers and leaders you’ll find quotes from include:

Mark Twain, Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, Eleanor Roosevelt, William Shakespeare and more.

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to be more tolerant of my idiot ideas.” – Mark Twain

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“You cannot help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

“I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.” – Nelson Mandela

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“In the World through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


Quotes by Philosophers

Some of the most insightful and powerful quotes come from ancient philosophers. Here are a few of our favorites:

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates

“Everything flows, and nothing abides, everything gives way, and nothing stays fixed.” – Heraclitus

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” – Pericles

“Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly.” – Plutarch

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