300+ Inspiring Quotes about Paris & Sayings That You’ll Love

Famous Quotes About Paris

  • “America is my country and Paris is my hometown.” —Gertrude Stein
  • “Paris is not a city; it’s a world.” —King Francis I
  • “I like The Eiffel Tower because it looks like steel and lace.” —Natalie Lloyd
  • “The chief danger about Paris is that it is such a strong stimulant.” —T.S. Eliot
  • “Paris is the most beautiful city in the world. It brings tears to your eyes.” —Lee Radziwill“Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.” —John Berger
  • “When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.” —Henry Miller
  • “In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language.” —Mark Twain
  • “…the whole of Paris is a vast university of Art, Literature and Music…it is worth anyone’s while to dally here for years. Paris is a seminar, a post-graduate course in everything.” —James Thurber
  • “I had forgotten how gently time passes in Paris. As lively as the city is, there’s a stillness to it, a peace that lures you in. In Paris, with a glass of wine in your hand, you can just be.” —Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale
  • “It took me some years to clear my head of what Paris wanted me to admire about it, and to notice what I preferred instead. Not power-ridden monuments, but individual buildings which tell a quieter story: the artist’s studio, or the Belle Epoque house built by a forgotten financier for a just-remembered courtesan.” —Julian Barnes

Inspiring Quotes about Paris

  • “We’ll always have Paris.” —Howard Koch
  • “Secrets travel fast in Paris.” —Napoleon Bonaparte
  • “Paris is always a good idea.” —Audrey Hepburn
  • “When good Americans die, they go to Paris.” —Oscar Wilde
  • “To know Paris is to know a great deal.” —Henry Miller
  • “London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.” —G. K. Chesterson
  • “An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant.” —Honoré de Balzac
  • “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” —Thomas Jefferson
  • “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “You know, I sometimes think, how is anyone ever gonna come up with a book, or a painting, or a symphony, or a sculpture that can compete with a great city. You can’t. Because you look around and every street, every boulevard, is its own special art form and when you think that in the cold, violent, meaningless universe that Paris exists, these lights. I mean come on, there’s nothing happening on Jupiter or Neptune, but from way out in space you can see these lights, the cafés, people drinking and singing. For all we know, Paris is the hottest spot in the universe.” —Owen Wilson

Funny Quotes about Paris

  • “To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.” —Victor Hugo
  • “When Paris sneezes, Europe catches a cold.” —Austrian statesman Prince Metternich.
  • “Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.” —Charles de Montesquieu
  • “The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.” —Fred Allen
  • “The Louvre is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends.” —Jean Cocteau
  • “When good Americans die, they go to Paris.” —Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
  • “In Paris, you’re as far as possible from the land of pleasant smiles.” —Kanye West
  • “Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without your accordion.” —Norman Schwartzkopf
  • “The objects of which Paris folks are fond– literature, art, medicine and adultery.” —Mark Twain
  • “We can stand here like the French, or we can do something about it.” —Marge Simpson
  • “I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely.” —Josephine Baker
  • “Paris is a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four fifths of the inhabitants die of grief.” —Nicolas Chamfort
  • “The last time the French asked for ‘more proof,’ it came marching into Paris under a German flag.” —David Letterman
  • “Cities have sex: London is a man, Paris is a woman, and New York City a well-adjusted transsexual.” —Angela Carter
  • “The only time France wants us to go to war is when the German Army is sitting in Paris sipping coffee.” —Regis Philbin
  • “Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.” —Carlos Zafon, The Shadow of the Wind
  • “Even the pigeons are dancing, kissing, going in circles, and mounting each other. Paris is the city of love, even for the birds —Samantha Schutz
  • “For in Paris, whenever God puts a pretty woman there (the streets), the Devil, in reply, immediately puts a fool to keep her.” —Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly
  • “France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country. France has usually been governed by prostitutes.” —Mark Twain
  • “If Sex and the City taught us anything, it’s that Paris is the only city in the world that New Yorkers actually fantasize about.” —Elizabeth Bard
  • “If I weren’t acting, I would own my own chocolate shop in Paris. I would be a nice, overweight person that makes chocolate all day long.” —Emma Bell
  • “Another well-known Paris landmark is the Arc de Triomphe, a moving monument to the many brave women and men who have died trying to visit it.” —Dave Barry
  • “In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language.” —Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad.
  • “The French language, like Paris, has attempted, through its Academy, to retain its purity, to fight the advancing tides of Franglais and international prefabrication. English, by comparison, is a shameless whore.” —Stephen Fry
  • “Paris is like a whore. From a distance she seems ravishing, you can’t wait until you have her in your arms. And five minutes later you feel empty, disgusted with yourself. You feel tricked.” —Henry Miller
  • “Paris was all so… Parisian. I was captivated by the wonderful wrongness of it all – the unfamiliar fonts, the brand names in the supermarket, the dimensions of the bricks and paving stones. Children, really quite small children, speaking fluent French.” —David Nicholls

Catchy Quotes about Paris

  • “Breathe Paris in. It nourishes the soul.” —Victor Hugo
  • “In Paris, our lives are one masked ball.” —Gaston Leroux
  • “London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.” —G.K. Chesterson
  • “America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.” —Gertrude Stein
  • “Just add three letters to Paris, and you have paradise.” —Jules Renard
  • “To study in Paris is to be born in Paris!” —Victor Hugo
  • “In Paris, I really do like to try and do nothing… but that’s impossible.” —Christian Louboutin
  • “In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.” —Jean Cocteau
  • “You stumble, you soar. And if you’re lucky, you make it to Paris for a while.” —Amy Howard
  • “It’s true, you never forget your first love, and for me, that will always be Paris.” —Caitriona Balfe
  • “When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.” —Henry Miller
  • “Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.” —Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • “Though I often looked for one, I finally had to admit that there could be no cure for Paris.” —Paula McLain
  • “Paris is a place in which we can forget ourselves, reinvent, and expunge the dead weight of our past.” —Michael Simkin
  • “There should be a name for the syndrome that occurs when you’re in Paris and you already miss it.” —Rosecrans Baldwin
  • “That Paris exists and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.” —Midnight in Paris
  • “He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic. Nothing is more sublime.” —Victor Hugo
  • “If ‘Sex and the City’ taught us anything, it’s that Paris is the only city in the world that New Yorkers actually fantasize about.” —Elizabeth Bard
  • “There is an atmosphere of spiritual effort here. No other city is quite like it. I wake early, often at 5 o’clock, and start writing at once.” —James Joyce
  • “You can’t escape the past in Paris, and yet what’s so wonderful about it is that the past and present intermingle so intangibly that it doesn’t seem to burden.” —Allen Ginsberg
  • “Paris is a place where, for me, just walking down a street that I’ve never been down before is like going to a movie or something. Just wandering the city is entertainment.” —Wes Anderson
  • “The whole of Paris is a vast university of Art, Literature, and Music… it is worth anyone’s while to dally here for years. Paris is a seminar, a post-graduate course in everything.” —James Thurber
  • “A final reminder. Whenever you are in Paris at twilight in the early summer, return to the Seine and watch the evening sky close slowly on a last strand of daylight fading quietly, like a sigh.” —Kate Simon
  • “I had forgotten how gently time passes in Paris. As lively as the city is, there’s a stillness to it, a peace that lures you in. In Paris, with a glass of wine in your hand, you can just be.” —Kristin Hannah
  • “I think Paris smells, and not just sweet but melancholy and curious, sometimes sad but always enticing and seductive. She’s a city for all the senses, for artists and writers and musicians and dreamers, for fantasies, for long walks and wine and lovers and yes, for mysteries.” —M.J. Rose
  • “People wonder why so many writers come to live in Paris. I’ve been living ten years in Paris, and the answer seems simple to me: because it’s the best place to pick ideas. Just like Italy, Spain, or Iran are the best places to pick saffron. If you want to pick opium poppies, you go to Burma or South-East Asia. And if you want to pick novel ideas, you go to Paris.” —Roman Payne
  • “Paris is the city in which one loves to live. Sometimes I think this is because it is the only city in the world where you can step out of a railway station—the Gare D’Orsay—and see, simultaneously, the chief enchantments: the Seine with its bridges and bookstalls, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Tuileries Gardens, the Place de la Concorde, the beginning of the Champs Elysees—nearly everything except the Luxembourg Gardens and the Palais Royal. But what other city offers as much as you leave a train?” —Margaret Anderson

Cute Quotes about Paris

  • “Paris was a museum displaying exactly itself.” —Jeffrey Eugenides
  • “A breath of Paris preserves the soul.” —Victor Hugo
  • “To study in Paris is to be born in Paris.” —Victor Hugo
  • “An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.” —Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.
  • “America is my country and Paris is my hometown.” —American writer Gertrude Stein
  • “Just add three letters to Paris, and you have paradise.” —Jules Renard, French author
  • “April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees.” —E. Y. Harburg
  • “In Paris, our lives are one masked ball.” —Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera
  • “She wanted to die, but she also wanted to live in Paris.” —Gustavo Flaubert, Madame Bovary.
  • “My roots are in Paris, and I will not pull them up.” —Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • “Of all the places that I have seen in Europe, Paris is the most fascinating.” —Washington Irving
  • “Paris at night is a street show of a hundred moments you might have lived.” —Courtney Maum
  • “I can never decide whether Paris is more beautiful by day or by night.” —Adriana, Midnight in Paris.
  • “To be a Parisian is not about being born in Paris, it is about being reborn there.” —Sacha Guitry
  • “You don’t go to Notre Dame to learn something; you go to Notre Dame to be somebody.” —Lou Holtz
  • “The shopping, the food, the views! Paris is a city that entrances us all—and I’m no exception.” —Michael Kors
  • “What an immense impression Paris made upon me. It is the most extraordinary place in the world.” —Charles Dickens
  • “Paris is a place in which we can forget ourselves, reinvent, and expunge the dead weight of our past.” —Michael Simkins
  • “Paris has always seemed … the only city where you can live and express yourself as you please.” —Natalie Clifford Barney
  • “I love Paris for the million reasons that everybody loves the city. It’s an incredibly romantic and beautiful place.” —Alan Furst
  • “If you have ever walked in Paris, you will see that Paris will ever walk in your memories.” —Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “It is perfectly possible to be enamoured of Paris while remaining totally indifferent or even hostile to the French.” —James Baldwin
  • “Paris is the only place where I feel that I lead a life that I can call my own.” —Joan Juliet Buck
  • “Whether you like it or not, Paris is the beating heart of Western civilization. It’s where it all began and ended.” —Alan Furst
  • “Paris has always seemed to me to be the only city in which one can live as one sees fit.” —Natalie Clifford Barney
  • “Though I often looked for one, I finally had to admit that there could be no cure for Paris.” —Paula McLain, The Paris Wife.
  • “Paris is a place where, for me, just walking down a street that I’ve never been down before is like going to a movie.” —Wes Anderson
  • “Paris at dawn is one of those rare cities where you get the impression that something worthwhile could actually happen to you.” —Pierre Assouline, The Light of Paris.
  • “That Paris exists and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.” —Marion Cotillard as Adriana in Midnight in Paris
  • “Paris… is a world meant for the walker alone, for only the pace of strolling can take in all the rich (if muted) detail.” —Edmund White in The Flaneur.
  • “Jerry: Paris? No, not this city. It’s too real and too beautiful. It never lets you forget anything. It reaches in and opens you wide, and you stay that way.” —An American In Paris
  • “The whole of Paris is a vast university of Art, Literature and Music… it is worth anyone’s while to dally here for years. Paris is a seminar, a post-graduate course in everything.” —James Thurber, in a letter to a friend.
  • “I had forgotten how gently time passes in Paris. As lively as the city is, there’s a stillness to it, a peace that lures you in. In Paris, with a glass of wine in your hand, you can just be.” —Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale.
  • “The best of America drifts to Paris. The American in Paris is the best American. It is more fun for an intelligent person to live in an intelligent country. France has the only two things toward which we drift as we grow older – intelligence and good manners.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “To avoid sounding like a cliche, I won’t say I want to get proposed to in Paris, but Paris. I want it to happen somewhere public where people can be excited that I just got proposed to, and everyone applauds, like in a restaurant – that, or somewhere totally secluded… in Paris.” —Betty Who

Love Quotes about Paris

  • “I fly to Paris and discover how to make love to God.” —Ann Voskamp
  • “It’s midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.” —Melvyn Douglas in Ninotchka.
  • “Paris is so very beautiful that it satisfies something in you that is always hungry in America.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “There’s something about Paris, people just don’t have anything else to do there but love each other.” —Louis Garrel
  • “This is the basis for the joy of love when there is joy; we feel that our existence is justified.” —Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “You’ll have to fall in love at least once in your life, or Paris has failed to rub off on you.” —A. Bucchianeri
  • “Even the pigeons are dancing, kissing, going in circles, and mounting each other. Paris is the city of love, even for the birds.” —Samantha Schutz
  • “We belong to this earth. Now I can see the truth … I love you on this earth of ours. Love me, do.” —Simone de Beauvoir
  • “I always thought falling in love was hard, but now I realize that was the easy bit. It’s staying in love that‘s the hard part.” —Alexandra Potter
  • “I love Paris tenderly and am French only by this great city: the glory of France, and one of the noblest ornaments of the world.― Michel de Montaigne
  • “Paris is the destination for brokenhearted American women. I think men go there and have their hearts broken, but women come there with their hearts broken.” —Whit Stillman
  • “I’m not a complicated girl; she laughed, I just want to run away with you, rob a bank, fall in love and eat ice creams in Paris.” —Michael Faudet
  • “Born and raised in Paris, I am deeply attached to my city; we almost have half a century of love story together, where I have been truly completely faithful! The most beautiful city in the world is my city, yeepeeee.” —Christian Louboutin
  • “Paris is the City of Light, of love, of beauty, of romance and of hope over fear, gratitude over cynicism and light over darkness. The light must, has before and will always prevail…. I stand with the City of Light now and forever.” —Doni Belau, Girls’ Guide to Paris.
  • “Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and this hasn’t changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.” —John Berger
  • “I never rebel so much against France as not to regard Paris with a friendly eye; she has had my heart since my childhood… I love her tenderly, even to her warts and her spots. I am French only by this great city: the glory of France, and one of the noblest ornaments of the world.” —Michel de Montaigne

Romantic Quotes about Paris

  • “We’ll always have Paris.” —Howard Koch
  • “Paris is always a good idea.” —Audrey Hepburn
  • “I love Paris when it sizzles.” —Cole Porter
  • “Good talkers are only found in Paris.” —Francois Villon
  • “When good Americans die, they go to Paris.” —Oscar Wilde
  • “In Paris, our lives are one masked ball.” —Gaston Leroux
  • “To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.” —Victor Hugo
  • “To know Paris is to know a great deal.” —Henry Miller
  • “London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.” —G. K. Chesterson
  • “America is my country and Paris is my hometown.” —Gertrude Stein
  • “Just add three letters to Paris, and you have paradise.” —Jules Renard
  • “An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant.” —Honoré de Balzac
  • “In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.” —Jean Cocteau
  • “The best of America drifts to Paris. The American in Paris is the best American.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.” —Thomas Jefferson
  • “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” —Ernest Hemingway

Dreaming about Paris Quotes

  • “At last I have come into a dreamland.” —Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “Of course I think of the past and of Paris, what else is there to remember.” —Djuna Barnes
  • “I love Milan because it’s my home town. But Paris is the dream city: even when you’re stressed out in shows, you look around, and everything is so beautiful.” —Bianca Balti
  • “Paris… is loath to surrender itself to people who are in a hurry; it belongs to the dreams, to those capable of amusing themselves in its streets without regard to time when urged business requires their presence elsewhere.” —Julien Green.
  • “I think Paris smells not just sweet but melancholy and curious, sometimes sad but always enticing and seductive. She’s a city for the all senses, for artists and writers and musicians and dreamers, for fantasies, for long walks and wine and lovers and, yes, for mysteries.” —M. J. Rose

Short Quotes about Paris

  • “Paris, I louvre you.”
  • “Eiffel hard for this city.”
  • “Paris is a city of dreams.”
  • “Paris ain’t much of a town.” —Babe Ruth
  • “Paris, France is exciting and peaceful.” ―Gertrude Stein
  • “Paris was the cross-roads of the world.” —Lesley Blanch
  • “Secrets travel fast in Paris.” —French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • “La belle, la brave, la raw, la rainy.” —Dorothy Parker
  • “It’s Paris. You don’t come here for the weather.” —Adrian Leeds
  • “Good talkers are only found in Paris.” —French poet Francois Villon
  • “With an apple I will astonish Paris.” —French artist Paul Cézanne
  • “Paris is always a good idea.” —Audrey Hepburn as Sabrina Fairchild in Sabrina.
  • “If you’re going to be sad, you might as well be sad in Paris
  • “Let’s go to Paris. Take me there and never look back.” —Lana Del Rey
  • “I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles.” —Composer and songwriter Cole Porter
  • “A bad day in Paris is still better than a good day in anywhere else.”
  • “Sorry for what I said when I wasn’t eating a crêpe by the Eiffel Tower.
  • “Paris is the greatest temple ever built to material joys and lust of the eyes.” —Henry James

Quotes About Paris Eiffel Tower

  • “I like The Eiffel Tower because it looks like steel and lace.” —Natalie Lloyd.
  • “Every time I look at the Eiffel Tower, it completely blows my mind.” —Brian Fallon
  • “The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They’re monumental. They’re straight out of Page 52 in your school history book.” —Billy Crystal
  • “I should go to Paris and jump off of the Eiffel Tower. If I took the Concorde, I could be dead three hours earlier.” —Woody Allen, Everyone Says I Love You.
  • “I refer of course to the soaring wonder of the age known as the Eiffel Tower. Never in history has a structure been more technologically advanced, materially obsolescent, and gloriously pointless all at the same time.” —Bill Bryson
  • “The Eiffel Tower is nine hundred eighty-four feet high. On a clear day, you can see eighty-five miles from the top. It has three elevators. Each elevator can carry sixty-three people. It cost about one million dollars to build Eiffel Tower.” —Suzy Kline
  • “You show up in Paris, and on the drive from the airport to the hotel you’re like, ‘This is so cool! I want to see something! I want to go to the Eiffel Tower!’ And then you leave the next morning. You think, Oh, I didn’t get to do anything. I tell people: I’ve been just about everywhere, but I’ve seen nothing.” —Taylor Lautner

Notre Dame Paris Quotes

  • “After Notre Dame, what is there?” —Ara Parseghisan
  • “Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.” —R.I. Stevenson
  • “God has a plan for everybody’s life, so there was obviously a reason why He wanted me to go to Notre Dame. Everything happens for a reason.” —Justin Tuck
  • “I feel comfortable singing in the great cathedrals of the world because I spent so much time as a child singing in church. And it isn’t very different. Of course, nothing looks quite like Notre Dame de Paris.” —Jessye Norman
  • “Walking at random through the streets, we came by chance upon the Cathedral of Notre Dame. I shall long remember my first impression of the scene within. The lofty gothic ceiling arched far above my head and through the stained windows the light came but dimly – it was all still, solemn and religious.” —Bayard Taylor

Quotes about the Louvre in Paris

  • “It took me twenty years to discover painting: twenty years looking at nature, and above all, going to the Louvre.” —Pierre-Augustine Renoir
  • “I remember being a student, and I would go every Friday to the Louvre and stay for ages, just walking around.” —Jemima West
  • “I’ve been fortunate to have been in Paris a dozen times, where I’ve gone to the Louvre. I’m very big on Impressionistic paintings.” —Shawn Crahan
  • “You should definitely visit the Louvre, a world-famous art museum where you can view, at close range, the backs of thousands of other tourists trying to see the Mona Lisa.” —Dave Barry
  • “The Louvre is a good book to consult, but it must only be an intermediary. The real and immense study that must be taken up is the manifold picture of nature — Paul Cezanne
  • “The Louvre for me is a wonderful experience. Because it continues; it didn’t get cut off. It was actually a continuous involvement all the way, and a lot of people have come and gone, come and gone; but I’m still here.” —I.M. Pei
  • “I’ve been lucky enough to win an Oscar, write a best-seller – my other dream would be to have a painting in the Louvre. The only way that’s going to happen is if I paint a dirty one on the wall of the gentlemen’s lavatory.” —David Niven
  • “There is no reason why the Louvre should be your favourite gallery just because it has the grandest collections in France, any more than Kew should necessarily be a favourite garden because it has the largest assemblage of plants, or Tesco your chosen shop because it has the widest variety of canned beans.” —Jim Crace
  • “I went to the Louvre in Paris, and I saw all the paintings and the Mona Lisa. You don’t really see something like that every day. I was looking at it, and everything else in the room just shut out. Like, Leonardo Da Vinci painted this thing – this is unreal that he touched that. It had this crazy effect on me.” —Brian Fallon
  • “I know my little ‘dirty drawings’ are never going to hang in the main salons of the Louvre, but it would be nice if – I would like to say ‘when,’ but I better say ‘if’ – our world learns to accept all the different ways of loving. Then maybe I could have a place in one of the smaller side rooms.” —Tom of Finland
  • “The Louvre! The Louvre has me in its clutches. Every time I’m there rich blessings rain down upon me. I am coming to understand Titian more and more and learning to love him. And then there is Botticelli’s sweet Madonna, with red roses behind her, standing against a blue-green sky. And Fiesole with his poignant little biblical stories, so simply told, often so glorious in their colors.” —Paula Modersohn-Becker
  • “The Louvre is the book in which we learn to read. We must not, however, be satisfied with retaining the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go forth to study beautiful nature, let us try to free our mids from them, and let us strive to express ourselves according to our personal temperaments. Time and reflection, moreover, little by little modify our vision, and at last comprehension comes to us.” —Paul Cezanne
  • “What I am trying to say is that it is not without any value. The value of copies is that they can direct us towards the original. I was recently at the Louvre Museum and I was filming people who were viewing the Mona Lisa. I noticed the number of ordinary people, astonished, mouths agape, standing still for long stretches looking at the work, and I wondered, where does this come from? Are these people all art connoisseurs? They are like me; through the years, we’ve seen this work in our schoolbooks or art history books, but when we stand before the original, we hold our breath.” —Abbas Kiarostami

Quotes about Paris and France

  • “Paris can be like the land of the Lotus-Eaters. You can’t leave.” —Edmund White
  • “Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant.” —French novelist Honoré de Balzac
  • “Paris is a wonderful city. I can’t say I belong to an especially Anglophone community.” —Marilyn Hacker
  • “Paris is the happiest city in the world tonight. All Paris is dancing in the streets.” —Larry LeSueur
  • “When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.” —American writer Henry Miller
  • “Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness —Willa Cather
  • “The Côte d’Azur is the greenhouse where the roots grow. Paris is the shop where the flowers are sold.” —French writer Jean Cocteau
  • “No one has the right to change Paris, the protesters say, and argue that the city is the patrimony of all mankind.” —John Vinocur
  • “The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay, I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café.” —Oscar Hammerstein II
  • “Everything ends this way in France – everything. Weddings, christenings, duels, burials, swindlings, diplomatic affairs – everything is a pretext for a good dinner.” —Jean Anouilh
  • “Paris is a city where even the most outrageous story of incest and murder is greeted with a verbal shrug: ‘Mais c’est normal.’” – Edmund White
  • “Paris is where my family are, but it’s not really home now because I have dear friends in London and dear friends in New York.” —Clemence Poesy
  • “But coming [to Paris] has been a wonderful experience, surprising in many respects, one of them being to find how much of an American I am.” —Augustus Saint-Gaudens
  • “There is an atmosphere of spiritual effort here. No other city is quite like it. I wake early, often at 5 o’clock, and start writing at once.” —Irish poet James Joyce
  • “The bohemian life that reigned in Paris until the end of the ’50s is gone. The artists had more time to think, to reflect; success didn’t come so suddenly.” —Pontus Hulten
  • “It is a good thing to go to Paris for a few days if you have had a lot of trouble, and that is my advice to everyone except Parisians.” —Muriel Spark.
  • “The tranquil majesty of the architectural lines, the wonderful blurred winter lights, the long lines of lamps garlanding the avenues & the quays—je l’ai dans mon sang [I have it in my blood].” —Edith Wharton
  • “Yet with these April sunsets, that somehow recall my buried life, and Paris in the spring, I feel immeasurably at peace, and find the world to be wonderful and youthful after all.” —American poet T.S. Eliot
  • “Paradoxically, the freedom of Paris is associated with a persistent belief that nothing ever changes. Paris, they say, is the city that changes least. After an absence of twenty or thirty years, one still recognizes it.” —Marguerite Duras
  • “The chief danger about Paris is that it is such a strong stimulant and like most stimulants incites to rushing about and produces a pleasant illusion of great mental activity rather than the solid results of hard work. —T.S. Eliot
  • “…the great merit of the place is that one can arrange one’s life here exactly as one pleases…there are facilities for every kind of habit and taste, and everything is accepted and understood.” —Henry James, in a letter to a friend.
  • “At night I would climb the steps to the Sacre-Coeur, and I would watch Paris, that futile oasis, scintillating in the wilderness of space. I would weep, because it was so beautiful and because it was so useless.” —Simone de Beauvoir
  • “I think that taking night trains or meeting someone on the road is pretty romantic. I’ve done a couple of things like that. I’ve surprised someone in Paris. And hopefully, when you surprise someone, they’re happy to see you.” —John Cusack
  • “I’d sometimes go to Paris by myself – it was an easy two-hour train ride – to get a break from the everyday grind, to walk around a big city, ride a subway, feel the energy of a world capital.” —Chris Pavone
  • “One of the first drawings I did in Paris – I wasn’t thinking of doing drawings, but somehow or other, I kept drawing – I bought a hyacinth flower with a lot of leaves, just to make me feel like spring.” —Ellsworth Kelly
  • “I guess it goes to show that you just never know where life will take you. You search for answers. You wonder what it all means. You stumble, and you soar. And, if you’re lucky, you make it to Paris for a while.” —Amy Thomas
  • “I am going to enjoy life in Paris I know. It is so human and there is something noble in the city… It is a real city, old and fine and life plays in it for everybody to see.” —Katherine Mansfield in a letter to a friend.
  • “I can never tire of speaking of the bridges of Paris. By day and by night have I paused on them to gaze at their views; the word not being too comprehensive for the crowds and groupings of objects that are visible from their arches.” —James Fenimore Cooper
  • “The national characteristics… the restless metaphysical curiosity, the tenderness of good living and the passionate individualism. This is the invisible constant in a place with which the ordinary tourist can get in touch just by sitting quite quietly over a glass of wine in a Paris bistro.” —Lawrence Durrell
  • “Unknown in Paris, I was lost in the great city, but the feeling of living there alone, taking care of myself without any aid, did not at all depress me. If sometimes I felt lonesome, my usual state of mind was one of calm and great moral satisfaction.” —Marie Curie
  • “She’s one of those third year girls who gripe my liver… You know, American college kids. They come over here to take their third year and lap up a little culture… They’re officious and dull. They’re always making profound observations they’ve overheard.” —Gene Kelly as Jerry Mulligan in An American In Paris
  • “Every traveler knows too well the endless quest for the perfect travel bag: the one that’s stylish enough to carry through Paris, sturdy enough to tote around Peru, and – most important – doesn’t make your shoulder sag even before you’ve loaded it up with everything you need for a day of sightseeing.” —Hanya Yanagihara
  • “Yes, it was too late, and Sabina knew she would leave Paris, move on, and on again, because were she to die here they would cover her up with a stone, and in the mind of a woman for whom no place is home the thought of an end to all flight is unbearable.” —Milan Kundera
  • “People come to Paris, to the capital, to give their lives a sense of belonging, of an almost mythical participation in society. There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even—the French air clears up the brain and does good—a world of good.” —Vincent Van Gogh
  • “One gets a good look at one’s country from this perspective, and one learns to see one’s nation with double eyes, to feel what we have got and what we have not got. I’ve learned more about America in one month in Paris than I could in one year in New York. Looking at this country makes all the unimportant phases of the American problem fade somewhat and render the true problem more vivid.― Richard Wright
  • “I like Paris because I find something here, something of integrity, which I seem to have strangely lost in my own country. It is simplest of all to say that I like to live among people and surroundings where I am not always conscious of ‘thou shalt not.’ I am colored, and wish to be known as colored, but sometimes I feel that my growth as a writer has been hampered in my own country. And so–but only temporarily–I have fled from it.” —Jessie Fauset

Victor Hugo Quotes About Paris

  • “To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.” —Victor Hugo
  • “Breathe Paris in. It nourishes the soul.” —Victor Hugo
  • “To study in Paris is to be born in Paris!” —Victor Hugo
  • “A breath of Paris preserves the soul.” —Victor Hugo
  • “He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic. Nothing is more sublime.” —Victor Hugo

Hemingway Quotes About Paris

  • “There are only two places in the world where we can live happy—at home and in Paris.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “Paris is so very beautiful that it satisfies something in you that is always hungry in America.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “I do not know what I thought Paris would be like, but it was not that way. It rained nearly every day.” —Hemingway, from private papers in the collection of the John F. Kennedy Library.
  • “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor the breathing of someone who lay beside you in the moonlight.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “I’ve seen you, beauty, and you belong to me now, whoever you are waiting for and if I never see you again, I thought. You belong to me and all Paris belongs to me and I belong to this notebook and this pencil.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “There is never any ending to Paris, and the memory of each person who has lived in it differs from that of any other. Paris was always worth it, and you received return for whatever you brought to it.” —Ernest Hemingway, in A Moveable Feast.
  • “To have come on all this new world of writing, with time to read in a city like Paris where there was a way of living well and working, no matter how poor you were, was like having a great treasure given to you.” —Ernest Hemingway in A Moveable Feast

Quotes About Paris For Instagram

  • “We’ll always have Paris.” —Humphrey Bogart
  • “London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.” —G.K. Chesterton
  • “The Eiffel Tower was once thought impossible to build.” —Hector Jesus Arencibia
  • “If you’re going to be sad, you might as well be sad in Paris.” —Gossip Girl
  • “The shopping, the food, the views! Paris is a city that entrances us all – and I’m no exception.” —Michael Kors
  • “That Paris exists and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.” —Marion Cotillard
  • “If “Sex and the City” taught us anything, it’s that Paris is the only city in the world that New Yorkers actually fantasize about.” —Elizabeth Bard
  • “I should go to Paris and jump off of the Eiffel Tower. If I took the Concorde, I could be in my next life three hours earlier.” —Woody Allen
  • “There is but one Paris, and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even – the French air clears up the brain and does good – a world of good.” —Vincent Van Gogh

Instagram Captions for Paris

  • “Je t‘aime, Paris.”
  • “Pardon my French.”
  • “Take me back to Paris.”
  • “There is no cure for Paris.”
  • “Paris, you had me at Bonjour.”
  • “Paris is calling and I must go.”
  • “I couldn’t come to Paris without my French coat.”
  • “I visited the Louvre, but I didn’t like it – Mona Lisa was framed.”
  • “I heard DaVinci and Michelangelo got into an argument, but it ended with a draw.”

99 Inspiring Quotes on Gender Equality – Quotes and Sayings

Quotes on Gender Equality

  • “Gender equality must become a lived reality.” —Michelle Bachelet
  • “No country can truly develop if half its population is left behind.” —Justine Greening
  • “We’ve chosen the path to equality, don’t let them turn us around.” —Geraldine Ferraro
  • “Don’t just stand for the success of other women – insist on it.” —Gail Blanke
  • “Gender parity is just not good for women – it’s good for societies.” —Angelica Fuentes
  • “I’m not the woman president of Harvard. I’m the president of Harvard.” —Drew Gilpin Faust
  • “I do not wish them [women] to have power over men but over themselves.” —Mary Wollstonecraft
  • “Next time you call a girl ‘bossy,’ say instead: she has executive leadership skills.” —Sheryl Sandberg
  • “We shouldn’t be afraid of the word ‘feminist,’ men and women should use it to describe themselves.” —Justin Trudeau
  • “Men, I would like to take this opportunity to extend your formal invitation. Gender equality is your issue too.” —Emma Watson
  • “Any society that fails to harness the energy and creativity of its women is at a huge disadvantage in the modern world.” —Tian Wei
  • “The Women’s March did what it set out to do and that is to show the sheer magnitude of passion that the female voice can project.” —Aysha Taryam
  • “Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, and do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand besides us and fight with us.” —Christabel Pankhurst

Inspiring Quotes on Gender Equality

  • “An undying spirit is the primary source of help because it is within you.” —Fridah Githuku
  • “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!”― Maya Angelou
  • “Freedom cannot be achieved unless women have been emancipated from all kinds of oppression.” —Nelson Mandela
  • “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” —Gloria Steinem
  • “Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys. It is everyone’s responsibility.” —Ban Ki-moon
  • “It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals.” —Emma Watson
  • “A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.” —Gloria Steinem
  • “Find your identity, your true self and live your mission … Your power is your radical self. Find it.” —Aya Chebbi
  • “If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.” —Plato, The Republic
  • “Being a young African girl is not a hurdle to overcome, but a force to be reckoned with.” —Dr. Joannie Marlene Bewa
  • “We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.” —Gloria Steinem
  • “If you believe in your idea of change and are willing to work hard, sooner or later that dream will be a reality.” —Naomi Tulay Solanke
  • “A world full of empowered women isn’t one where men are marginalized. It’s a world where everyone thrives.” —Purnima Mane, President and CEO of Pathfinder International
  • “No country can every truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contribution of half its citizens.” —Michelle Obama
  • “You will often feel as if you don’t fit, but it has never been your destiny to fit in. You were born to stand out.” —Melene Rossouw
  • “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.” —Kofi Annan
  • “Life doesn’t always give us what we deserve, but rather, what we demand. And so you must continue to push harder than any other person in the room.” —Wadi Ben-Hirki
  • “I raise my voice not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” —Malala Yousafzai
  • “Equality is not just the right thing to do. It’s smart economics. How can an economy achieve full potential if it ignores, sidelines, or fails to invest in half its population?”― Robert Zoellick
  • “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” —Jane Austen, Persuasion
  • “We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet. Today women make up of half the U.S. workforce, but the average working women earn only 77% of what the average man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not change.” —Beyonce Knowles

Inspirational Quotes on Gender Equality (Women)

  • “Men of quality respect women’s equality.” —Jeremiah Say
  • “When women do better, economies do better.” —Christine Lagarde
  • “Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.” —George Carlin
  • “Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It’s about something greater. It’s about acceptance.” —Charlize Theron
  • “If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.” —Plato
  • “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” —Audre Lorde
  • “Equal pay isn’t just a women’s issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.” —Mike Honda
  • “I raise up my voice—not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” —Malala Yousafzai
  • “Women’s rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.” —Toni Morrison
  • “To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” —Hillary Clinton

Inspiring Gender Equality Quotes by Famous Personalities

  • “I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.” —Mary Shelley, novelist
  • “Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.” —Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State of USA
  • “Women’s liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.” —Corita Kent, artist
  • “I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.” —Evita Peron, Argentinian film actress
  • “I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.” —Maya Angelou
  • “A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.” —Gloria Steinem, journalist and activist
  • “One child must never be set above another, even in casual conversation, not to mention in speeches that circle the globe.” —Alice Walker, novelist
  • “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” —Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court Judge
  • “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” —GD Anderson, Australian activist and writer
  • “More and more women are realising that only collective strength and action will allow us to be free to fight for the kind of society that meets basic human needs.” —Roxanne Dunbar, American Historian

Gender Equality Quotes and Sayings

  • “Perfect love cannot be without equality.” —Scottish Proverb
  • “Six feet of earth make all men equal.” —Proverb
  • “Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.” —Socrates
  • “When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.” —Aldous Huxley
  • “Women want to be treated as equals, not sequels.” —Kathy Lette
  • “Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” —Marilyn Monroe
  • “Gender equality is a precondition to overcoming starvation, poverty and epidemics.” —Khalid Malik
  • “As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.” —Publilius Syrus
  • “Gender equality is critical to the development and peace of every nation.” —Kofi Annan
  • “Any serious shift towards more sustainable societies has to include gender equality.” —Helen Clark
  • “I don’t see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.” —Jim Harrison
  • “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.” —Aristotle
  • “A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality.” —Jill Briscoe
  • “More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development.” —Kofi Annan
  • “No country in the world can yet say they have achieved gender equality.” —Emma Watson
  • “Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women.” —Michelle Bachelet
  • “What happened on the road to gender equality? A lot of work happened.” —Suzanne Bianchi
  • “It may be a man’s world, but men are easily controlled by women.” —Ashly Lorenzana
  • “The difference between men and women is getting harder and harder to invent.” —Marty Rubin
  • “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes.” —Maya Angelou
  • “If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves.” —Mary Astell
  • “When men are oppressed it’s a tragedy, when women are oppressed it’s a tradition.” —Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • “Genuine equality means not treating everyone the same, but attending equally to everyone’s different needs.” —Terry Eagleton
  • “Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.” —Bella Abzug
  • “All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally free.” —Voltaire
  • “Gender equality is not something we should have to fight for, it should have always been.” —Robyn Oyeniyi
  • “All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.” —David Allan Coe
  • “The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It’s a girl.” —Shirley Chisholm
  • “We didn’t all come over on the same ship, but we’re all in the same boat.” —Bernard M. Baruch
  • “A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.” —Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • “Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus instead we are all people. Deal with it.” —Shahla Khan
  • “I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us.” —Sacha Guitry
  • “All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.” —Bob Dylan
  • “I know of no industrial society where women are the economic equals of men. Of everything that economics measures, women get less.” —Ivan Illich
  • “How is it women have equality when it comes to taking a hit but the rest of the time they’re just some guy’s property.” —Joanna Wylde
  • “You just wish sometimes that people would treat you like a human being rather than seeing your gender first and who you are second.” —Frances Ogrady
  • “…gender relationships, which are tough for people to deal with, are key to whether a society orients to domination or partnership in all its relations.” —Riane Eisler
  • “I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as unqualified as some of the men who are already there.” —Maureen Reagan
  • “The only way to solve the problem of women’s subordination is to change people’s mindset and to plant the new idea of gender equality into every mind.” —Qingrong Ma
  • “Sporting events like the Olympics have developed and maintained a clear message of promoting gender equality as an essential criterion in the success of any international event.” —Richard Attias
  • “All through life there were distinctions – toilets for men, toilets for women; clothes for men, clothes for women – then, at the end, the graves are identical.” —Leila Aboulela
  • “I believe I’ve always been a big believer in equality. No one has ever been able to tell me I couldn’t do something because I was a girl.” —Anne Hathaway
  • “One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.” —Marlo Thomas
  • “And finally, in our time a beard is the one thing that a woman cannot do better than a man, or if she can her success is assured only in a circus.” —John Steinbeck
  • “Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn’t, and that breeds resentment.” —Dionne Warwick

Quotes on Gratitude! 200 Powerful Gratitude Quotes and Sayings

Quotes on Gratitude

  • “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” —Aesop
  • “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” —Karl Barth
  • “Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” —Robert Braathe
  • “Gratitude bestows reverence…changing forever how we experience life and the world.” —John Milton
  • “Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” —Rumi
  • “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • “Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.” —C.S. Lewis
  • “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.” —John Ortberg
  • “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” —Amy Collette
  • “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” —A.A. Milne
  • “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” —G.K. Chesterton
  • “Gratitude goes beyond the ‘mine’ and ‘thine’ and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift.” —Henri J.M. Nouwen
  • “In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” —Maya Angelou
  • “For my part, I am almost contented just now, and very thankful. Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.” —Charlotte Brontë
  • “If you fail to carry around with you a heart of gratitude for the love you’ve been so freely given, it is easy for you not to love others as you should.” —Paul David Tripp
  • “Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” —Melody Beattie
  • “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thoughtful Quotes On Gratitude

  • “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” —Willie Nelson
  • “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” —Dalai Lama
  • “Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” —Alphonse Karr
  • “Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want.” —Jim Rohn
  • “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” —William Arthur Ward
  • “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” —Charles Schwab
  • “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” —Robert Brault
  • “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” —Charles Dickens
  • “‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, and understanding.” —Alice Walker
  • “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” —Henri Frederic Amiel
  • “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” —Oprah Winfrey
  • “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” —Albert Einstein
  • “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar
  • “None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” —Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

Inspirational Quotes on Gratitude

  • “Gratitude changes everything.” —Anonymous
  • “Gratitude; my cup overfloweth.” —Anonymous
  • “May you wake with gratitude.” —Anonymous
  • “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.” —Anonymous
  • “What are you grateful for today?” —Anonymous
  • “Have an attitude of gratitude.” —Thomas S. Monson
  • “Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” —Anonymous
  • “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” —Anonymous
  • “The root of joy is gratefulness.” —David Steindl-Rast
  • “There is always something to be grateful for.” —Anonymous
  • “The struggle ends when gratitude begins.” —Neale Donald Walsch
  • “We must never forget the importance of gratitude.” —Anonymous
  • “My day begins and ends with gratitude.” —Louise Hay
  • “Live each moment in a rampage of appreciation.” —Wayne Dyer
  • “If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” —Steve Maraboli
  • “It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” —Deitrich Bonheiffer
  • “Through the eyes of gratitude, everything is a miracle.” —Mary Davis
  • “A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.” —Bruce Wilkinson
  • “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” —Mary Davis
  • “We can choose to be grateful no matter what.” —Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • “There is so much to be grateful for, just open your eyes.” —Anonymous
  • “Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace.” —Arianna Huffington
  • “It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that brings us happiness.” —Anonymous
  • “Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.” —Thich Nhat Hanh
  • “Be grateful for what you have, and work hard for what you don’t have.” —Anonymous
  • “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” —Cicero
  • “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” —Cynthia Ozick
  • “When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere.” —Emmanuel Dalgher
  • “It is not joy that makes us grateful, it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” —David Steindl-Rast
  • “Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things.” —Rhonda Byrne
  • “Give thanks always. It’s the greatest prayer we can offer, the greatest practice we can do.” —Josie Robinson
  • “Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have.” —Michael Bernhard
  • “The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.” —Robert Holden
  • “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” —Randy Rausch
  • “Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy.” —Gabrielle Bernstein
  • “Develop an attitude of gratitude. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you.” —Brian Tracy
  • “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” —Kirstin Armstrong
  • “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —William Arthur Ward
  • “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” —Kristin Armstrong
  • “Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “Gratitude is one of the most medicinal emotions we can feel. It elevates our moods and fills us with joy.” —Sara Avant Stover
  • “Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors.” —Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” —Denis Waitley
  • “Happiness cannot be traveled to owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” —Denis Waitley
  • “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” —John F. Kennedy
  • “Step number one for changing the entire world is falling in love with it as it already is. The same is true for changing yourself.” —Mike Dooley
  • “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” —Albert Einstein
  • “Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seekers life – in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.” —Sri Chinmoy
  • “Today I choose to live with gratitude for the love that fills my heart, the peace that rests within my spirit, and the voice of hope that says all things are possible.” —Anonymous
  • “Gratitude is a powerful process for shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. Be grateful for what you already have and you will attract more good things.” —Rhonda Byrne
  • “The short version would be ‘mind in love with itself.’ It’s the total acceptance and consumption of itself reflected back at the same moment in the central place that is like fusion. When you live from that place of gratitude, you’ve come home.” —Byron Katie
  • “Gratitude, like faith, is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it grows, and the more power you have to use it on your behalf. If you do not practice gratefulness, its benefaction will go unnoticed, and your capacity to draw on its gifts will be diminished. To be grateful is to find blessings in everything. This is the most powerful attitude to adopt, for there are blessings in everything.” —Alan Cohen

Quotes On Gratitude And Thankfulness

  • “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” —William Blake
  • “If you can’t reward then you should thank.” —Arabic Proverb
  • “There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.” —Unknown
  • “There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.” —Joyce Meyer
  • “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” —W. Clement Stone
  • “Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.” —William Bennett
  • “I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up.” —Chuck Berry
  • “Opening your eyes to more of the world around you can deeply enhance your gratitude practice.” —Derrick Carpenter
  • “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” —Alphonse Karr
  • “Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.” —Jim Lovell
  • “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” —W.T. Purkiser
  • “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” —Thornton Wilder
  • “Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.” —Alice Walker
  • “Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.” —Larissa Gomez
  • “We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.” —Albert Barnes
  • “Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don’t get what you expect.” —Victoria Osteen
  • “Being thankful not only shows good manners, but a simple expression of thankfulness can go a long way in relationships and communication with others. It not only enhances our own lives, but makes other people feel appreciated.” —Daniella Whyte
  • “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” —Ralph Marston
  • “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” —Buddha
  • “Live your life so that the fear of death can never enter your heart. When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. And if perchance you see no reason for giving thanks, rest assured the fault is in yourself.” —Tecumseh Shawnee Chief

Attitude Of Gratitude Quotes

  • “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” —Brene Brown
  • “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” —Tony Robbins
  • “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” —William James
  • “When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.” —Ellie Wiesel
  • “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” —Ralph H. Blum
  • “Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity.” —Eckhart Tolle
  • “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” —Melodie Beattie
  • “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” —Oprah Winfrey
  • “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” —Epictetus
  • “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” —Alfred North Whitehead
  • “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.” —Eileen Caddy
  • “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” —Rabbi Harold Kushner
  • “As with all commandments, gratitude is a description of a successful mode of living. The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.” —James E. Faust
  • “I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.” —Rita Mae Brown
  • “One man may hit the mark, another blunder; but heed not these distinctions. Only from the alliance of the one, working with and through the other, are great things born.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” —Brian Tracy
  • “I’ve had a remarkable life. I seem to be in such good places at the right time. You know, if you were to ask me to sum my life up in one word, gratitude.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” —G.B. Stern

Quotes On Gratitude To God

  • “Gratitude increases blessing.” —Hz. Omar
  • “Thank God it is an ornament of wealth.” —Hz. Osman
  • Keep the blessings by being thankful to Allah.” —Abdulhakim Arvasi ks
  • Thank God is to use what God gives in His way.” —A. Arvasi
  • Be grateful, whoever has the blessing. Thanksgiving increases God’s blessing.” —Yusuf Has Hacib
  • He who does not thank the mihnet does not thank the blessing.” —Hatim-i Esam
  • Know this well: Gratitude for knowledge is deeds and gratitude for deeds is knowledge.” —Abdullah Tusteri
  • To be grateful means not to see oneself as capable and worthy of this blessing.” —Cuneyd-i Bagdadi
  • Seeing the goodness and appreciating its value and being respectful towards it is the thanks of the blessing.” —Ebubekir Verrak
  • The essence of gratitude is knowing the owner of the blessing, confessing it with the heart and saying it with the tongue.” —A. Geylani
  • Praise is only to admit that Allah has many blessings to you and that you are incapable of being thankful for these blessings.” —Vehbi Bin Münebbih
  • “I lie in bed at night, after ending my prayers with the words ‘Ich danke dir für all das Gute und Liebe und Schöne.’ (Thank you, God, for all that is good and dear and beautiful.)” —Anne Frank
  • “Let this become your meditation and prayer; thank God every moment – for laughter, for tears, for everything. Then you will see a silence arising in your heart that you have not known before. That is bliss.” —Osho
  • “It’s a lot different to say ‘thank you’ to God instead of asking for stuff. That’s the way I used to pray. Help me, God. Do this for me, God. I’m mad at you God, fix it. I don’t pray like that anymore. The only prayer I say now is Thank You.” —Josie Robinson
  • “I’ve started to look at life differently. When you’re thanking God for every little you – every meal, every time you wake up, every time you take a sip of water – you can’t help but be more thankful for life itself, for the unlikely and miraculous fact that you exist at all.” —A.J. Jacobs

Being Thankful Quotes and Sayings

  • “Rest and be thankful.” —William Wordsworth
  • “No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.” —James Allen
  • “True forgiveness is when you can, ‘Thank you for the experience.'” —Oprah
  • “I’m still thanking all the stars, one by one.” —Marissa Meyer
  • “If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” —Meister Eckhart
  • “O Lord that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.” —William Shakespeare
  • “I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” —Voltaire
  • “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” —John F. Kennedy
  • “The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” —Henry Ward Beecher
  • “The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time.” —Douglas Wood
  • “The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.” —Hannah Whitall Smith
  • “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” —Margaret Cousins
  • “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” —Marcel Proust
  • “Got no checkbooks, got no banks, still I’d like to express my thanks. I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night.” —Irving Berlin
  • “When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.” —Tecumseh

Grateful Quotes and Sayings

  • “Be grateful for small mercies.” —Alexandra Adornetto
  • “Be grateful for the wound that pushes you towards God.” —Yasmin Mogahed
  • “Practice being grateful for everything that life has blessed you with.” —Napoleon Hill
  • “We need to be grateful for many things that didn’t happen.” —C.J. Langenhoven
  • “May you find the courage to be grateful for every circumstance.” —Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.” —Roy Bennett
  • “Be grateful everyday for the brief but magnificent opportunity that life provides.” —Carl Sagan
  • “To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything.” —Thomas Merton
  • “Be grateful to those who refuse your demands. They are your benefactors.” —Marty Rubin
  • “Contemplate the good things in your life and be grateful for them.” —Rebecca Pidgeon
  • “Be grateful for what you have, while in pursuit of what you want.” —Jim Rohn
  • “I think you have to be grateful to those who have helped you.” —Cesc Fabregas
  • “Be grateful for what you already have, and you will attract more good things.” —Rhonda Byrne
  • “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” —Rumi
  • “Be grateful for good breaks and kind favors but don’t count on them.” —Marian Wright Edelman
  • “Be grateful for your problems, for they stimulate an I can solve it attitude.” —Mark Victor Hansen
  • “If people begin to be more grateful, they will see the wonders of life.” —Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “So every single day, I found something to be grateful for and that’s a powerful lesson.” —Alice Barrett
  • “Be grateful for each moment we have and be happy, but more than anything live it fully.” —Valerie Harper
  • “A grateful heart is not one that is very selective and choosy about what to be grateful for.” —Radhanath
  • “The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.” —Richard Carlson
  • “Exercise is about being grateful for the body you have and sustaining the life you have.” —Nicole Ari Parker
  • “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” Meister Eckhart
  • “Be grateful for the tiny details of your life and make room for unexpected and beautiful blessings.” —Henry Van Dyke
  • “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” —Proust
  • “Each of us has much for which to be grateful if we will but pause and contemplate our blessings.” —Thomas S Monson
  • “Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.” —Joel Osteen
  • “Focus on being grateful for what you have already enjoy it!! Then release into the universe. The universe will manifest it.” —Rhonda Byrne
  • “By talking to yourself about the things you have to be grateful for you can fill your mind with thoughts that soar.” —Dale Carnegie
  • “Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” —Zig Ziglar
  • “My smile will always be broken, but I’ll always be grateful for the chance to get to do what I get to do.” —Trent Franks
  • “Just remember: to be grateful and thank the people who are there and support you along the way is a great start to success.” —Meryl Davis
  • “Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” —Christiane Northrup
  • “No matter what the situation is close your eyes and think of all the things you could be grateful for in your life right now.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “Be grateful for every single person who was part of your story.The ones that hurt you. The ones that helped you. Because they all taught you.” —Yasmin Mogahed
  • “What you truly acknowledge truly is yours. Invite your heart to be grateful and your thank yous will be heard even when you don’t use words.” —Pavithra Mehta
  • “Every moment of life is precious and can never happen again and therefore is a reason to appreciate, be grateful for and celebrate the fact that you are alive.” —Zelig Pliskin
  • “Be grateful for your life, every detail of it, and your face will come to shine like a sun, and everyone who sees it will be made glad and peaceful.” —Rumi
  • “Don’t focus on what’s wrong. Things may not be perfect, but be grateful for the opportunity to experience each day. Live each day like it could be your last.” —Joel Osteen
  • “Build on past successes, be grateful for what you do have, and know that this, too, shall pass. It’s only for the now. Whatever we’re facing, it’s not forever.” —Dave Pelzer
  • “No matter what the circumstances, we can be grateful that God fulfills His promises, that our faith is sufficient to sustain us, and that our eternal life is assured.” —Mary C. Neal
  • “Always be grateful for your blessings, especially your heritage. When we are blessed with goodly parents, we should be grateful. This is the debt each of us owes for our heritage.” —Quentin L. Cook
  • “Be grateful for your challenges, setbacks, adversity and disappointments. Be grateful for your opportunity to overcome every single one, because doing so contributes to your growth and your ability to help others overcome theirs.” —Hal Elrod
  • “Be grateful that you only see the outward man. Be grateful that you never see the passions, the hatreds, the jealousies, the malice, the sicknesses be grateful you rarely see the frightening truth in people.” —Alfred Bester
  • “It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.” —Aristotle
  • “Be grateful for the joy of life. Be glad for the privilege of work. Be thankful for the opportunity to give and serve. Good work is the great character builder, the sweetener of life, the maker of destiny. Let the spirit of your work be right, and whether your task be great or small you will then have the satisfaction of knowing it is worthwhile.” —Genville Kleiser

Humble Quotes! 150 Best Humble Quotes & being Humble Sayings

Humble Quotes

  • “Humble people ask for help.” —Joyce Meyer
  • “Success is not a good teacher; failure makes you humble.” —Shah Rukh Khan
  • “Stay true in the dark & humble in the spotlight.” —Harold B. Lee
  • “No matter how high up you get, never forget where you came from.” —Beeru Singh
  • “I’ll never forget where I’m from. It’s essential to remain humble and evolving.” —Freida Pinto
  • “Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.” —H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  • “A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.” —Robert E. Lee
  • “We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.” —Tim Tebow
  • “Selflessness is humility. Humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free.” —Jeff Wilson
  • “Be kind, work hard, stay humble, smile often, stay loyal, be honest, travel when possible, never stop learning, love always.” —Unknown
  • “I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.” —Nelson Mandela
  • “To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” —Criss Jami
  • “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” —Norman Vincent Peale

Beautiful and Humble Quotes

  • “Humility is royalty without a crown.” —Spencer W. Kimball
  • “Keep putting out good. It will come back to you tenfold in unexpected ways.
  • “We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” —Rabindranath Tagore
  • “The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself.” —Rich the Kid
  • “He is a very humble man, that thinks not himself better than some others.” —Joseph Hall
  • “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” —Camille Pissarro
  • “Every day I feel humble when I experience the vibrational essence of my world.” —Debbie A. Anderson
  • “I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all.” —Vladimir Nabokov
  • “I am … humble enough to know I’m not better than anyone else, but wise enough to know I am different.” —Unknown
  • “Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.” —George Arliss
  • “Don’t worry about the pressure or the responsibility. Just live in it, have fun, and when everything seems to be going right, just stay humble and remember your family.” —Roman Reigns

Best Humble Quotes

  • “A great man is always willing to be little.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.” —Mahatma Gandhi
  • “A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn’t know much.” —Eraldo Banovac
  • “Don’t let proud get to your head, always humble yourself.” —Henry Johnson Jr.
  • “A mistake that makes us humble is better than an achievement that makes us arrogant.” —Unknown
  • “The proud man counts his newspaper clippings, the humble man his blessings.” —Fulton J. Sheen
  • “I’m a simple man. Grew up in a small town. Came from humble beginnings. No silver spoons.” —Robin S. Sharma
  • “If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you.” —Bryant McGill
  • “Stay humble and never think that you are better than anyone else. We are all humans and crave acceptance and love.” —Unknown
  • “It’s important to work hard, stay humble, and not let the criticism or the compliments go to your head.” —Jessica Sanchez
  • “My dad said, ‘Stay humble, and you gotta work harder than everybody else.’ My mom said, ‘Always be yourself.’ She always told me only God can judge me.” —Nate Robinson

Being Humble Quotes

  • “Being humble matters.” —Kevin Hart
  • “Being humble takes more courage than hauling arrogance.” —Desmond Fouche
  • “Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.” —William Safire
  • “Humility means accepting reality with no attempt to outsmart it.” —David Richo
  • “Being humble is to be felt, it’s not something that you show off.” —Naya
  • “Humility is not thinking less of yourself but thinking of yourself less.” —C.S. Lewis
  • “You have to accept your fate; do it without bitterness and stay humble.” —Anthony Scaramucci
  • “To the extent we behave with humility, to that extent good will result.” —Ramana Maharshi
  • “Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.” —Vanna Bonta
  • “Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.” —Ezra T. Benson
  • “Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.” —William Cowper
  • “If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility. —Augustine
  • “Don’t discount the importance of being humble. There’s a value there far greater than pride can ever provide. —Kristen Butler
  • “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” —Mother Teresa
  • “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” —Unknown
  • “In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” —Galileo Galilei
  • “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” —Ernest Hemingway
  • “Humble yourselves before God. Resist the Devil and he will flee from you. Come close to God, and God will come close to you.” —Unknown
  • “Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.” —William Penn
  • “Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.” —Gordon B. Hinckley
  • “I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.” —Mahatma Gandhi
  • “It keeps me humble just to know exactly where I came from and all the hard work, I had to put in to be here. It feels good to reminisce about the past.” —Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
  • “Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.” —Douglas MacArthur
  • “If you aren’t humble, whatever empathy you claim is false and probably results from some arrogance or the desire to control. But true empathy is rooted in humility and the understanding that there are many people with as much to contribute in life as you.” —Anand Mahindra
  • “Humility is the true key to success. Successful people lose their way at times. They often embrace and overindulge from the fruits of success. Humility halts this arrogance and self-indulging trap. Humble people share the credit and wealth, remaining focused and hungry to continue the journey of success.” —Rick Pitino
  • “A humble person is more concerned about what is right than about being right, what is right than about being right, about acting on good ideas than having good ideas, about embracing new truth than defending outdated position, about building the team than exalting self, about recognizing contribution, than being recognized for making it.” —Stephen M.R. Covey
  • “The kind of people that all teams need are people who are humble, hungry, and smart: humble being little ego, focusing more on their teammates than on themselves. Hungry, meaning they have a strong work ethic, are determined to get things done, and contribute any way they can. Smart, meaning not intellectually smart but inner personally smart.” —Patrick Lencioni

Humble Quotes about the Power of Humbleness

  • “Be smart, but never show it.” —Louis B Mayer
  • “No truly great person ever thought themselves so.” —William Hazlitt
  • “Nothing can make you more humble than pain.” —Larry Flynt
  • “Stay humble, be fearless, and work, work, work, work, work, work.” —Daya
  • “God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience.” —Ellen G. White
  • “It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.” —Judith Martin
  • “There’s a lot to be said for the fellow who doesn’t say it himself.” —Maurice Switzer
  • “Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.” —Ludwig van Beethoven
  • “We must quit thinking we know everything and quit placing “knowledge” over kindness and compassion.” —Bryant McGill
  • “If you would have people speak well of you, then do not speak well of yourself.” —Blaise Pascal
  • “If you feel deserve to judge the arrogant, it’s a sign that you’re so far of humbleness.” —Toba Beta
  • “Always remember when you are on top of the world, that the earth rotates every 24 hrs.” —Steve G. Makris
  • “We’re gracious and we’re humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose.” —Megan Rapinoe
  • “A man who is at the top is a man who has the habit of getting to the bottom.” —Joseph E. Rogers
  • “I am very humble, and I am very gracious and very grateful for everything that happens to me and about me and around me.” —Lil Wayne
  • “The proud do not change to improve but defend their position by rationalizing. Repentance means change, and it takes a humble person to change.” —Ezra Taft Benson
  • “Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest, I never feel stupid. And when I am honest, I am automatically humble.” —Hugh Prather
  • “True humility is having the understanding that, even as a small seed, we are still an important part of the greater plan. However, we are not the master planner.” —Tanya Copprue
  • “Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” —Mother Teresa
  • “I hope that five years and ten years from now, I’ll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.” —Louis Farrakhan

Be Humble Quotes and Sayings

  • “Swallow your pride occasionally, it’s non-fattening!
  • “One may be humble out of pride.” —Michel de Montaigne
  • “Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.” —William Gurnall
  • “A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.” —Albert Einstein
  • “I’m no leader; I’m a little humble follower.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “I just want to be humble at all times.” —Mike Tyson
  • “Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.” —Charles Spurgeon
  • “He who truly knows has no occasion to shout.” —Leonardo da Vinci
  • “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” —Frank Ocean
  • “The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.” —Criss Jami
  • “One cannot be humble and aware of oneself at the same time.” —Madeleine L’Engle
  • “The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” —Matthew 24:12
  • “To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferior’s nobleness.” —Benjamin Franklin
  • “The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it.” —Francis Bacon
  • “It’s how I’ve lived my life. You show up, work hard, and be humble.” —Kurt Johnstad
  • “The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.” —James M. Barrie
  • “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” —John Wooden
  • “Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class and be humble.” —John Madden
  • “We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.” —Paulo Coelho
  • “A genuinely humble person humbles himself even before those who should be humbled by his presence.” —Bishop Michael Eneja
  • “I think our family motto is to always work hard, be humble, kind, and thoughtful about others around us.” —Anwar Hadid
  • “I always say be humble but be firm. Humility and openness are the key to success without compromising your beliefs.” —George Hickenlooper
  • “You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.” —Saint Stephen
  • “We must not be wise and prudent according to the flesh. Rather, we must be simple, humble and pure.” —Francis of Assisi
  • “Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.” —Mark Twain
  • “Only those who feel little in the eyes of God, can hope to be mighty in the eyes of men.” —Ernest Moritz Arndt
  • “I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.” —Albert Einstein
  • “The higher we get educated and higher we are placed, the softer should be our approach and humbler should be our attitude.” —Senora Roy
  • “God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart.” —Saint Bernard
  • “Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.” —John J. Mccloy
  • “True humility involves opposites. The truly humble work in silence. Because they do not speak of their accomplishments, credit for them can never be taken away.” —Lao-Tzu
  • “I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.” —Dwayne Johnson
  • “People always tell you, ‘Be humble. Be humble.’ When the last time was someone told you to be amazing? Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome! — Kanye West
  • “If you’re smart, you’ll always be humble. You can learn all you want, but there’ll always be somebody who’s never read a book who’ll know twice what you know.” —David Duchovny
  • “I think everybody has ups and downs in their lives. We learn from the biggest disappointments, right? You learn how to be humble to yourself and to be humble to others.” —Carolina Kostner
  • “You have to know when to be arrogant. You have to when to be humble. You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.” —Talib Kweli
  • “Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.” —A. R. Rahman
  • “The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.” —Phillips Brooks
  • “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” —Yehuda Berg
  • “You have to have a big vision and take very small steps to get there. You have to be humble as you execute but visionary and gigantic in terms of your aspiration. In the Internet industry, it’s not about grand innovation, it’s about a lot of little innovations: every day, every week, every month, making something a little bit better.” —Jason Calacanis

150+ Betrayal Quotes and Sayings on (Friendship and Love)

Best Betrayal Quotes

  • “Only those you trust can betray you.” —Terry Goodkind
  • “Betrayal is common for men with no conscience.” —Toba Beta
  • “While stabbing someone’s back, you recklessly expose your own.” —Matshona Dhliwayo
  • “Even as your body betrays you, your mind denies it.” —Sara Gruen
  • “Pride had kept her running when love had betrayed her.” —Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” —William Blake
  • “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.” —Anonymous
  • “Innocence invites protection, yet we might be smarter to protect ourselves against it.” —Megan Johns
  • “Those who don’t know the value of loyalty can never appreciate the cost of betrayal.” —Anonymous
  • “Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.” —Christine Feehan
  • “The point was to learn what it was we feared more: being misunderstood or being betrayed.” —Adam Levin
  • “A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.” —Titus Livius
  • “When you care about someone, you can’t just turn that off because you learn they betrayed you.” —Paula Stokes
  • “A betrayal in a family is much more devastating than a betrayal among friends, or even lovers.” —Ari Aster
  • “If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.” —Toba Beta
  • “Trust, once lost, could not be easily found. Not in a year, perhaps not even in a lifetime.” —J.E.B. Spredemann
  • “The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood.” —Maya Angelou
  • “It’s not just about who’s being real to your face, but also about who’s being real behind your back.” —Anonymous
  • “Betrayal can be extremely painful, but it’s up to you how much that pain damages you permanently.” —Emily V. Gordon
  • “Grow a thick skin, a very thick skin. And watch your back. For every back, there is a knife.” —Lily Chatterjee
  • “There is tremendous trauma in the betrayal caused by a perpetual liar as they repeatedly commit psychological abuse.” —Cathy Burnham Martin
  • “It’s hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it.” —Nicole Richie
  • “It’s a shame that the very people who you protect are the first ones to turn there backs on you.” —Autumn Kohler
  • “In life you can easily trust someone, but once the trust is broken its very difficult to trust anyone again.” —Sushan Sharma
  • “Some scars don’t hurt. Some scars are numb. Some scars rid you of the capacity to feel anything ever again.” —Joyce Rachelle
  • “All trust involves vulnerability and risk, and nothing would count as trust if there were no possibility of betrayal.” —Robert C. Solomon
  • “The knives of betrayal cut deep, and it hurts. But they also trim away the nonsense and reveal your real friends.” —Steve Maraboli
  • “Words don’t have the power to hurt you, unless that person meant more to you than you are willing to confess.” —Shannon L. Alder
  • “It’s hard to trust somebody when the one person who you completely opened up to is the person who later completely betrayed you.” —Anonymous
  • “You want to believe that there’s one relationship in life that’s beyond betrayal. A relationship that’s beyond that kind of hurt. And there isn’t.” —Caleb Carr
  • “I think there are two different oceans, the one that plays with you in the summer, and the one that gets so mad in the winter.” —Jodi Picoult
  • “Sometimes your dearest friend whom you reveal most of your secrets to becomes so deadly and unfriendly without knowing that they were not really your friend.” —Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “It’s particularly hard to take being stabbed in the back close to home. There’s always a feeling of betrayal when people of your own group oppose you.” —Catharine MacKinnon
  • “One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though, is the willful slaughter of hope.” —Steven Deitz
  • “There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust.” —Muhammad
  • “You can’t keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbors. You know, eventually those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard.” —Hillary Clinton
  • “We are not wounded so deeply when betrayed by the things we hope for as when betrayed by things we try our best to despise. In such betrayal comes the dagger in the back.” —Yukio Mishima
  • “Betrayal is one of my biggest fears. Betrayal happens on many different levels all the time, and there is no worse feeling than realizing someone you thought you could trust has gone against you.” —Katie Lee
  • “So this was betrayal. It was like being left alone in the desert at dusk without water or warmth. It left your mouth dry and will broken. It sapped your tears and made you hollow.” —Anna Godbersen
  • “Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime. It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you.” —Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • “I think if people could step inside a person who has been betrayed by the love of their life and feel the agony it causes, no one who is human would have it in their heart to cause someone that much pain and heartache.” —Anonymous

Quotes about Betrayal from Family

  • “Blood makes you related, Loyalty makes you family.”
  • “Blame and betrayal are the emotional enemies of improvement.”
  • “Let’s call cheating what it is: a complete betrayal of trust.” —Greg Behrendt
  • Those who don’t know the value of loyalty can never appreciate the cost of betrayal.
  • Life is not about who’s real to your face, it’s about who’s real behind your back.
  • “Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.”
  • “Betrayal can be extremely painful, but it’s up to you how much that pain damages you permanently.” —Emily V. Gordon
  • Sometimes the people closest to you betray you, and your home isn’t a place you can be happy anymore.” —Kristin Cast
  • “Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That’s really where failure comes.” —Tom Cochrane
  • “Betrayal is so emotionally charged because the act of betrayal violates a couple’s core agreement- the promise to care for each other and keep each other safe.”
  • “Familial betrayal is, to me, the most heartbreaking kind – because if you can’t trust your family to love you and protect you, who can you really trust?” – Alexandra Bracken
  • “Betrayal leaves us at a fork in the road. We can become stuck in a bad moment forever or we can put it behind us for good. We decide our path.” —Carmen Harra

Friendship Betrayal Quotes

  • “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”
  • “Hell is being betrayed by a trusted friend.”
  • “Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly.” —William Shakespeare
  • “Don’t be sorry. I trusted you. My mistake, not yours.”
  • “Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends.”
  • “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” —William Shakespeare
  • “We’re not friends, we’re not enemies, and we’re just strangers with some memories.”
  • “The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal.” —Tupac Shakur
  • “The saddest thing about betrayal in that it never comes from your enemies.”
  • “Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.”
  • “Job 19:19 – My close friends detest me. Those I loved have turned against me.
  • “It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.” —Confucius
  • “Betrayal darken the chain of friendship, but loyalty makes him brighter than ever.” —Native American Proverb
  • “F**k friends. I need more enemies. At least they admit they don’t like you.” —Wiz Khalifa
  • “Friends are supposed to be there for you when you cry, not the reason you cry.”
  • “We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.” —Tennessee Williams
  • “He’s whining, doctor. My heart is friendly when it comes to love, my back is my back.
  • “You eat the biggest stake from your friends, because their defense system is set against enemies, not friends!
  • “Mind what people do, not only what they say, for deeds will betray a lie.” —Terry Goodkind
  • “You know that you have been stabbed when you feel the deep pain of betrayal.” —Les Parrott
  • “The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve been used and lied to by someone you trusted.”
  • “I would rather my enemy’s sword pierce my heart then my friend’s dagger stab me in the back.” —Michele Bardsley
  • “Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.” —Lauren Conrad
  • “Better to have an enemy who slaps you in the face than a friend who stabs you in the back.”
  • “Be careful who you tell your feelings to because some people are waiting for the opportunity to use them against you.”
  • “There is a big difference between being betrayed by an enemy and being betrayed by a friend. The latter hurts more.”
  • “Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.”
  • “Psalm 41:9 – Even my closest friend whom I trusted, the one who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.
  • “You don’t know who is a friend, who is an enemy. Sometimes it’s the hand you hold that hits you behind you.
  • “Beware the person who stabs you and then tells the world they’re the world they’re the one who’s bleeding.” —Jill Blakeway
  • “It’s hard to tell who has your back from who has it long enough just to stab you in it.” —Nicole Richie
  • “The worst kind of hurt is betrayal, because it means that someone will willing to hurt you just to make themselves feel better.”
  • “It’s hard to trust somebody when the one person who you completely opened up to is the person who later completely betrayed you.”
  • “If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.”
  • “Look, my friend, you will be afraid of the ungrateful, not the blind, the hypocrites not the cheeky, the bad milk, not the disfigured.
  • ‘It was a mistake,’ you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.” —David Levithan
  • “I will take his secret to the grave, telling people along the way. Betrayal is no sin if it is whimsical.” —Tom Stoppard
  • “False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us when we cross into the shade.”
  • “The knives of betrayal and drama cut deep and hurt… but they also trim away the nonsense and reveal your true friends.” —Steve Maraboli
  • “Job 19:13-14 – My relatives stay far away, and my friends have turned against me. My family is gone, and my close friends have forgotten me.
  • “Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again.”
  • “Two people who were once very close can without blame or grand betrayal become strangers. Perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world.” —Warsan Shire
  • “I lay it down as a fact that if all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.” —Blaise Pascal
  • “Betrayal doesn’t only break your heart but also darkens your soul. You’ll never forget the pain like a fog that forever lingers in the depths of your mind.”
  • “The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.” —Heather Brewer
  • “I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.” —Steve Maraboli
  • “I would never betray a friend to serve a cause. Never reject a friend to help an institution. Great nations may fall in ruin before I would sell a friend to save them.”
  • “An honest enemy is better than a false friend. When in doubt, pay more attention to what people do and less to what they say. Actions not only speak louder than words, they are more difficult to fake.” —Zero Dean
  • “Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty. No matter how good you are to them, doesn’t mean that they will treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn’t mean that they’ll value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least.
  • “Matthew 26:48-50 – The traitor, Judas, had given them a prearranged signal: “You will know which one to arrest when I greet him with a kiss.” So Judas came straight to Jesus. “Greetings, Rabbi!” he exclaimed and gave him the kiss. Jesus said, “My friend, go ahead and do what you have come for.” Then the others grabbed Jesus and arrested him.

Love Betrayal Quotes for Him/Her

  • “True love is tested when betrayed.”
  • “I Broke my own heart loving you.”
  • “I feel foolish and I feel betrayed.”
  • “What had seemed like love was betrayal.”
  • “I don’t love you today like I loved you yesterday.”
  • “What had seemed like love was betrayal.” —Claudia Gray
  • “Being hurt by someone you love is the worst feeling ever.”
  • “You learned my secrets, scars, bruises, flaws and then you left.”
  • “Betrayal can only happen if you love.” —John le Carre
  • “You knew exactly what you were doing. That’s what hurts the most.”
  • “I tried to keep us together, but you were so busy keeping secrets.”
  • “Love grows where trust is laid, and love dies where trust in betrayed.”
  • “I have been constantly betrayed and deceived all my life.” —Taylor Caldwell
  • “When someone betrays you, it is a reflection of their character, not yours.”
  • “It’s like one day you flipped a switch and became someone I never knew.”
  • “You betrayed me. You hurt me. You broke my heart. You made me cry.”
  • “The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.” —Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • “I loved you at your darkest though you crucified me at mine.” —Lennon Hodson
  • “Why would you do that to me after I gave you everything that I had?
  • “I trusted you, but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.”
  • “Betrayal answers betrayal, the mask of love is answered by the disappearance of love.” —Albert Camus
  • “I didn’t fall in love with you, I fell in love with the person you pretended to be.”
  • “Everyone has a reason for cheating, but no excuse will never change the hurt and betrayal it causes.”
  • “Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love.” —John le Carre
  • “Forgive yourself for the blindness that let others betray you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.”
  • “No pain can ever be compared to the pain of being betrayed by someone so special to your heart.”
  • “If a girl ever steals your man, there’s no better revenge that letting her keep him. Real men.. can’t be stolen.”
  • “All wounds have the ability to heal. The only exception is the wound created by the betrayal of a loved one.”
  • “For me, I always wonder what’s worse: an emotional betrayal or a physical betrayal? That’s a really tough call.” —Hilarie Burton
  • “Love comes to those who still hope after disappointment, who still believes after betrayal, and who still love after they’ve been hurt.”
  • “Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.” —Louis Farrakhan
  • “It’s bad enough when you are betrayed by an enemy, but it is infinite times more painful when this betrayal is perpetrated by a loved one.”
  • “To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.” —Malcolm X
  • “I wish I could give you my pain just for one moment. Not to hurt you, but so that you could finally understand how much you hurt me.”
  • “Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never gave up on them.”
  • “There are only really a few stories to tell in the end, and betrayal and the failure of love is one of those good stories to tell.” —Sean Lennon
  • “I’m not cruing because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.” —Steve Maraboli
  • “Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed, and rare.” —Brene Brow
  • “The worst mistake a man can make is to betray a woman who actually fought for him and stood by him and supported him when he was going through the worst in his life.”
  • “Love and marriage are wonderful arenas in which to place a character. We are most likely to risk our morals and beliefs while in love. Betrayal gives tremendous insights into a character as well.” —Anita Shreve
  • “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” —Anais Nin
  • “Let me refresh your memory alright? I was the one who took your bullshit. I was the one who actually cared about you. I was the one who stuck around even when everyone told me to leave. I was the one who loved you even when you gave me every reason not to. Lastly, I was the one who was there for you when no one else was. I hope you can sleep on that.” —Unknown

Quotes about Betrayal of Friends/Best Friends

  • “We’re not friends we’re strangers with memories.”
  • “I’d rather have no friends than fake ones.”
  • “The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal.”
  • “Your biggest hater could be your closet friend. Peeple pretend well.”
  • “I didn’t lose a friend, I just realized I never had one.”
  • “You don’t lose friends, you just learn who your real friends are.”
  • “Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.” —Aesop
  • “Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.”
  • “Dear two-faced friend, I can’t seem to decide which face of yours to slap first.”
  • “They can betray me but I choose not to betray my peace of mind.” —Dodinsky
  • “Friendship is not capable of ending for if it ends it is only because it never existed.”
  • “It’s not about who is real to your face. It’s about who stays real behind your back.”
  • “When your so called friends say they have your back, make sure they’re not holding a knife.”
  • “Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.” —George R.R. Martin
  • “He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.” —Sophocles
  • “Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.” —Lauren Conrad
  • “Then you should have died! Died, rather than betray your friends, as we would have done for you!” —J. K. Rowling
  • “When someone betrays me or lies to me, I never try to get even. I just change their role in my life.”
  • “There’s ways you can trust an enemy you can’t always trust a friend. An enemy’s never going to betray your trust.” —Daniel Abraham
  • “I’m the kind of friend who will help you hide a dead body, but if you betray me, just remember, I know how to hide a body.”

Funny Betrayal Quotes

  • “Zero tolerance for Betrayal.”
  • “Betrayal betrays the betrayer.”
  • “Surrounded by snakes and fakes.”
  • “Every Betrayal begins with Trust.”
  • “The real betrayal is forgetting yourself.”
  • “You’re fluent in lies, excuses and bullshit.”
  • “Betrayal would be a different sort of sick.”
  • “Loyalty is from above, betrayal is from below.”
  • “Betrayal is hard especially if you really trust him/her.”
  • “I hope karma slaps in your face before I do.”
  • “I’ve suffered betrayal with all five senses. For over a year.”
  • “All a man can betray is his conscience.” —Joseph Conrad
  • “Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie.”

Betrayal Quotes and Sayings

  • “Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.” —Arthur Miller
  • “Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it.” —Marshall McLuhan
  • “Betrayal can only happen if you love.” —John Le Carre
  • “Trust thy self, and another shall not betray thee.” —Benjamin Franklin
  • “In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.” —Chinese Proverb
  • “Passions spin the plot: We are betrayed by what is false within.” —George Meredith
  • “Lord, defend me from my friends; I can account for my enemies.” —Charles D’Hericault
  • “For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.” —Suzanne Collins
  • “Be certain that he who has betrayed thee once will betray thee again.” —Johann Caspar Lavater
  • “Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.” —Jean Genet
  • “My love for you was bulletproof but you’re the one who shot me.” —Pierce The Veil
  • “Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.” —Christine Feehan
  • “Every betrayal contains a perfect moment, a coin stamped heads or tails with salvation on the other side.” —Barbara Kingsolver
  • “Though those that are betray’d do feel the treason sharply, yet the traitor stands in worse case of woe.” —William Shakespeare
  • “It’s hard to tell who has your back from who has it long enough just to stab you in it.” —Nicole Richie
  • “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies… It comes from Friends n loved ones.” —Ash Sweeney
  • “It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.” —David Levithan
  • “I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray.” —Albert Camus
  • “You want to believe that there’s one relationship in life that’s beyond betrayal. A relationship that’s beyond that kind of hurt. And there isn’t.” —Caleb Carr
  • “Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven’t got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die.” —Oscar Wilde
  • “It’s particularly hard to take being stabbed in the back close to home. There’s always a feeling of betrayal when people of your own group oppose you.” —Catharine MacKinnon
  • “There is no greater blessing than a family hand that lifts you from a fall; but there is not lower curse than a family hand that strikes you when you’re down.” —Wes Fessler
  • “Love is understood, in a historical way, as one of the great human vocations-but its counterspell has always been infidelity. This terrible, terrible betrayal that can tear apart not only another person, not only oneself, but whole families.” —Junot Diaz
  • “There must be love, and understanding, to betray. Most men haven’t the wit or the honor for betrayal: not to know it when they see it; not the stomach to apprehend it as they do it. Most men, blind and dumb in their self-centeredness, don’t betray: they merely disappoint.” —Janet Morris

Caring Too Much Sayings and Quotes – Inspire Quotes & Sayings

Caring Too Much Sayings and Quotes

  • “From caring comes courage.” —Lao Tzu
  • “Sometimes caring too much can be your biggest weakness.” —Unknown
  • “Caring too much is suffocating so I’m embracing indifference.” —Unknown
  • “Be not simply good; be good for something.” —Henry David Thoreau
  • “There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear.” —Frank Tyger
  • “Some people care too much, I think it’s called love.” —Winnie the Pooh
  • “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” —William James
  • “If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.” —Bette Davis
  • “Sometimes it’s not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.” —Richard Paul Evans
  • “Some people’s weakness is that they care too much; `it is also their strength.” —Brigitte Nicole
  • “The great use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it.” —William James
  • “Caring about what you are doing is considered either unimportant or taken for granted.” —Robert Pirsig
  • “I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.” —Rudyard Kipling
  • “If you stop caring, you’re jaded, but if you care too much, it’ll ruin you.” —Criminal Minds
  • “A caring heart that listens is often more valued than an intelligent mind that talks.” —Michael Josephson
  • “It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.” —George Macdonald
  • “Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.” —Minor Myers
  • “Caring too much is not an emotional weakness. It’s simply an emotional strength that many people don’t appreciate.” —Unknown
  • “As soon as you get over caring what people think, you can have a nice time.” —Lara Flynn Boyle
  • “I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove.” —Vincent Van Gogh
  • “The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself.” —Meryl Streep
  • “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” —Dalai Lama
  • “We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Caring too much about what other people are constantly thinking about you, also makes you forever remain their prisoner.” —Unknown
  • “Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world.” —Larry H. Miller
  • “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” —H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • “Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.” —Eric Hoffer
  • “I’m not possessive, I’m caring.. Once you realize a person doesn’t want that much care, you automatically back off.” —Salman Khan
  • “Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you not because they are nice, but because you are.” —Unknown
  • “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” —John Wooden
  • “Sometimes you need to know your place in someone’s life because you might get hurt if you expect too much.” —Hannah Lina
  • “Sometimes, the people that love you the most turn out to be the people you will trust the least.” —Shannon L. Alder
  • “In the end, having a heart, being caring is so much rewarding. Better to have a loving caring heart then being cold.” —Sylvia Charming
  • “Leave your existence to existence, stop caring for yourself so much and let the universe care for you; it is the best mother.” —Mooji
  • “Appreciation can make a day – even change a life, your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” —Margaret Cousins
  • “Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.” —Karl Lagerfeld
  • “There’s always someone who cares. Someone whose life would simply stop. You just don’t know it yet, or you haven’t found them yet.” —Fuyumi Soryo
  • “By not caring too much about what people think, I’m able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.” —Albert Ellis
  • “I do not at all understand the mystery of grace–only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.” —Anne Lamott
  • “Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.” —Amy Leigh Mercree
  • “A single act of kindness is like a drop of oil on a patch of dry skin seeping, spreading, and affecting more than the original need.” —Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “Loving too much, caring too much, and expecting too much from someone are the key ingredients that will lead you to being hurt, disappointing and in pain.” —Anurag Prakash Ray
  • “Detachment is not about refusing to feel or not caring or turning away from those you love. Detachment is profoundly honest, grounded firmly in the truth of what is.” —Sharon Salzberg
  • “When you have a good heart: You help too much. You trust too much. You give too much. You love too much. And it always seems you hurt the most.” —Nishan Panwar
  • “A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.” —D. Elton Trueblood
  • “There must be a limit as to how much care to be given and for how long. If over a reasonable period of time, then it’s no longer strength but being exploited.” —Dick Hirayama
  • “You have to be who you are and some people are givers and some are takers. It’s just life, but you always have enough love in your heart to keep on giving.” —Debbie Rodriguez
  • “Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, Concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.” —Miguel de Unamuno
  • “Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.” —Henri Frdric Amiel
  • “It comes with experience as we go along with our life. The more we realize on who to give our love, care and time, the more we understand ourselves for the better. It’s amazing how people can be so unappreciative and we realized that we just wasted a part of ourselves, but then again, the rewards are limitless.” —Alcuizar Barredo

Best Quotes on Censorship – Censorship and Persecution Quotes

Best Quotes on Censorship

  • “Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.” —Henry Louis Gates
  • “Patterning your life around other’s opinions is nothing more than slavery.” —Lawana Blackwell
  • “Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.” —Heinrich Heine
  • “Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.” —Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.”—Salman Rushdie
  • “No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.”—H. G. Wells
  • “Censorship reflects society’s lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime.” —Potter Stewart
  • “My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.” —Adlai Stevenson
  • “One of the signs of Napoleon’s greatness is the fact that he once had a publisher shot.” —Siegfried Unseld
  • “Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.” —John Updike
  • “Vietnam was the first war fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.”—Gen. William Westmoreland
  • “You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.” —George Eliot
  • “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway? You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.”— Eleanor Roosevelt

Censorship Quotes and Sayings

  • “Information is the currency of democracy.” —Thomas Jefferson
  • “There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance.” —Goethe
  • “The ultimate form of censorship is assassination.” —George Bernard Shaw
  • “Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself.” —Potter Stewart
  • “Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous–they contain ideas.” —Pete Hautman
  • “Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.” —William Westmoreland
  • “You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.” —John Morley
  • “Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.” —Heinrich Heine
  • “Censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance.” —Laurie Halse Anderson
  • “There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.” —Steven Spielberg
  • “Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.” —David Cronenberg
  • “The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen.” —Tommy Smothers
  • “What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.” —Salman Rushdie
  • “Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but, unlike charity, it should end there.” —Clare Boothe Luce
  • “An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” —Oscar Wilde
  • “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” —Oscar Wilde
  • “Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” —Thomas Jefferson
  • “One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.” —Golda Meir
  • “I hope people realize that banning the truth, as well as fiction, is proof that ignorance is dangerous to freedom.” —Jen
  • “Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads.” —George Bernard Shaw
  • “We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.” —Voltaire
  • “I am thankful for all the complaining I hear about our government because it means we have freedom of speech.” —Nancie J. Carmody
  • “Censorship laws are blunt instruments, not sharp scalpels. Once enacted, they are easily misapplied to merely unpopular or only marginally dangerous speech.” —Alan Dershowitz
  • “Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches.” —Ray Bradbury
  • “If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.” —Benjamin Franklin
  • “As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because it is impossible to tell where it ends.” —Alan Barth
  • “The prime goal of censorship is to promote ignorance, whether it is done via lying and bowdlerized school texts or by attacking individual books.” —Felice Picano
  • “A word to the unwise. Torch every book. Char every page. Burn every word to ash. Ideas are incombustible. And therein lies your real fear.” —Ellen Hopkins
  • “Did you ever hear anyone say, ‘That work had better be banned because I might read it and it might be very damaging to me’?” —Joseph Henry Jackson
  • “Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.” —Nadine Gordimer
  • “The burning of an author’s books, imprisonment for opinion’s sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time.” —Joseph Allen
  • “The fact is that censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end, the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.” —Henry Steele Commager
  • “Banning books is just another form of bullying. It’s all about fear and an assumption of power. The key is to address the fear and deny the power.” —James Howe
  • “The intellectually stifling results of censorship — while deplorable in any setting — would be all the more abominable if allowed to exist within the college environment.” —William M. Anderson
  • “Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they’re doing and saying in films right now just shouldn’t be allowed. There’s no dignity anymore and I think that’s very important.” —Mae West
  • “Freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they have, or the views they express, or the words they speak or write.” —Hugo L. Black
  • “Obviously, the danger is not in the actual act of reading itself, but rather, the possibility that the texts children read will incite questions, introduce novel ideas, and provoke critical inquiry.” —Persis M. Karim
  • “Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.” —Judy Blume
  • “Thought that is silenced is always rebellious. Majorities, of course, are often mistaken. This is why the silencing of minorities is necessarily dangerous. Criticism and dissent are the indispensable antidote to major delusions.” —Alan Barth
  • “When the conspiracy of lies surrounding me demands of me to silence the one word of truth given to me, that word becomes the one word I wish to utter above all others.” —Andre P. Brink
  • “It’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. And all due to the fear of censorship.” —Judy Blume
  • “Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.” —Alfred Whitney Griswold
  • “All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequentlythe first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.” —George Bernard Shaw
  • “If large numbers of people believe in freedom of speech, there will be freedom of speech, even if the law forbids it. But if public opinion is sluggish, inconvenient minorities will be persecuted, even if laws exist to protect them.” —George Orwell
  • “Imagine books and music and movies being filtered and homogenized. Certified. Approved for consumption. People will be happy to give up most of their culture for the assurance that the tiny bit that comes through is safe and clean. White noise.” —Chuck Palahniuk
  • “The spectacle of a judge pouring over the picture of some nude, trying to ascertain the extent to which she arouses prurient interests, and then attempting to write an opinion which explains the difference between that nude and some other nude has elements of low comedy.” —Thurman Arnold
  • “Without free speech no search for truth is possible… no discovery of truth is useful… Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech. The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race.” —Charles Bradlaugh
  • “One of the curious things about censorship is that no one seems to want it for himself. We want censorship to protect someone else; the young, the unstable, the suggestible, the stupid. I have never heard of anyone who wanted a film banned because otherwise he might see it and be harmed.” —Edgar Dale
  • “We all know that books burn, yet we have the greater knowledge that books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can put thought in a concentration camp forever. No man and no force can take from the world the books that embody man’s eternal fight against tyranny of every kind.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

Best Computer Quotes! 90+ Funny Computer Quotes and Sayings

Best Computer Quotes

  • “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.” —Pablo Picasso
  • “Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.” —John F. Kennedy
  • “Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.” —Steve Wozniak
  • “I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.” —Isaac Asimov
  • Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.” —Nicholas Negroponte
  • “The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.” —Bill Gates
  • Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.” —Edsger Dijkstra
  • “Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.” —Steve Jobs
  • “One of the most feared expressions in modern times is ‘The computer is down’.” —Norman Ralph Augustine
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.” —Paul R. Ehrlich
  • The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.” —Douglas Engelbart
  • Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.” —Kent Conrad
  • A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” —Emo Philips
  • The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organization and participation in a meaningful society.” —Noam Chomsky
  • “Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.” —Clifford Stoll
  • “Our computers have become windows through which we can gaze upon a world that is virtually without horizons or boundaries.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • “The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.” —Sydney J.Harris
  • The Internet is not just one thing, it’s a collection of things – of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language.” —James H. Clark
  • The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.” —Ted Nelson

Funny Computer Quotes

  • “Hey! It compiles! Ship it!”
  • “Artificial Intelligence usually beats natural stupidity.”
  • “COBOL programmers understand why women hate periods.”
  • User: What’s your computer doing on mine?”
  • “Programmers are tools for converting caffeine into code.”
  • “The more I C, the less I see.”
  • Microsoft: “You’ve got questions. We’ve got dancing paperclips.”
  • “I’m not anti-social; I’m just not user friendly”
  • “Better to be a geek than an idiot.”
  • “After Perl everything else is just assembly language.”
  • “Computer dating is fine, if you’re a computer.”
  • “SUPERCOMPUTER: what it sounded like before you bought it.”
  • “Difference between a virus and windows? Viruses rarely fail.”
  • Life is too short to remove USB safely.” —Unknown
  • “If at first you don’t succeed; call it version 1.0”
  • “See daddy? All the keys are in alphabetical order now.”
  • “My software never has bugs. It just develops random features.”
  • The world is coming to an end… SAVE YOUR BUFFERS!”
  • “Failure is not an option — it comes bundled with Windows.”
  • “Like car accidents, most hardware problems are due to driver error.”
  • “The only problem with troubleshooting is that sometimes trouble shoots back.”
  • Computer dating is fine, if you’re a computer.” —Rita Mae Brown
  • “To err is human… to really foul up require the root password.”
  • “If Python is executable pseudo code, then Perl is executable line noise.”
  • “Windows Vista: It’s like upgrading from Bill Clinton to George W. Bush.”
  • “If brute force doesn’t solve your problems, then you aren’t using enough.”
  • “Unix is user-friendly. It’s just very selective about who its friends are.”
  • “Some things Man was never meant to know. For everything else, there’s Google.”
  • “Why do we want intelligent terminals when there are so many stupid users?”
  • “I can’t uninstall it, there seems to be some kind of ‘Uninstall Shield’.”
  • “Life would be so much easier if we only had the source code.”
  • “Crap… Someone knocked over my recycle bin… There’s icons all over my desktop…”
  • I love my computer because all my friends live inside it.” —Unknown
  • I just sneezed next to my computer and the anti-virus popped up.” —Unknown
  • Sleeping on my keyboard. If I answer, I’m talking in my sleep.” —Unknown
  • “If you don’t want to be replaced by a computer, don’t act like one.”
  • “I went to a gentleman’s cybercafe — and they offered me a ‘laptop dance’.”
  • “The Internet: where men are men, women are men, and children are FBI agents.”
  • The only relationship I have is with my Wi-Fi. We have a connection.” —Unknown
  • Life is a pretty cheezy game, but at least it has good graphics.” —Unknown
  • “Helpdesk: There is an icon on your computer labeled “My Computer”. Double click on it.
  • “I think Microsoft named .Net so it wouldn’t show up in a Unix directory listing.”
  • “Computer language design is just like a stroll in the park. Jurassic Park, that is.”
  • I’m sorry that I’m not updating my Facebook status, my cat ate my mouse.” — Unknown
  • Why can’t cats work on the computer? They get too distracted chasing the mouse around.” —Unknown
  • Dear humans, in case you forgot, I used to be your Internet. Sincerely, the Library.” —Unknown
  • If you think patience is a virtue, try surfing the net without high speed Internet.” —Unknown
  • “There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don’t.”
  • “Programming is like sex, one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.”
  • “If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.”
  • The only sure way to make a computer go faster is to throw it out the window.” —Unknown
  • A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” —Emo Philips
  • “The great thing about Object Oriented code is that it can make small, simple problems look like large, complex ones.”
  • “I don’t care if you ARE getting a PhD in it! Get away from that damn computer and go find a woman!”
  • I changed my password everywhere to ‘incorrect.’ That way when I forget it, it always reminds me, ‘Your password is incorrect’.” —Unknown
  • I know how to live my life to the fullest.. but let’s speak later after I finish playing some computer games.” —Unknown
  • “Hacking is like sex. You get in, you get out, and hope that you didn’t leave something that can be traced back to you.”
  • “You know you’re a geek when… You try to shoo a fly away from the monitor with your cursor. That just happened to me. It was scary.”
  • “Computer games don’t affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.”
  • My wife never gives up. She is so insistent that she entered the wrong password over and over again until she managed to convince the computer that she’s right.” —Unknown

Computer Quotes and Sayings

  • “Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.” —Anonymous
  • “Computer science really involves the same mindset, particularly artificial intelligence.” —Frederick Lenz
  • “Computers do the calculating to allow people to transform the world.” —Conrad Wolfram
  • “Computers are like air conditioners. They work fine until you start opening windows.” —Anonymous
  • “The similarities between humans and computers are more numerous than the differences.” —P.A. Scott
  • “The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.” —Bill Gates
  • “To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.” —Bill Vaughan
  • “Computers are like old testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.” —Joseph Campbell
  • “Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.” —Jef Raskin
  • “The attention span of a computer is only as long as its power cord.” —Anonymous
  • “Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.” —Steve Jobs
  • “Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.” —Seth Lloyd
  • “Computers are great tools, but they need to be applied to the physical world.” —Tony Fadell
  • “Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.” —Ted Nelson
  • “Computers are finite machines; when given the same input, they always produce the same output.” —Greg Perry
  • “It’s hardware that makes a machine fast. It’s software that makes a fast machine slow.” —Craig Bruce
  • “It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.” —Clive James
  • “A computer is almost human except that it does not blame its mistakes on another computer.” —Anonymous
  • “There are 10 types of people in this world: those who understand binary and those who don’t.” —Anonymous
  • “Computer system analysis is like child-rearing; you can do grievous damage, but you cannot ensure success.” —Tom DeMarco
  • “Computers creating art is an upsetting concept mostly because of what it means about humans.” —Jonny Lee Miller
  • “The computer brings out the uptight perfectionist in us- we start editing ideas before we have them.” —Austin Kleon
  • “Bad economics teaches that computers can design markets. Good economics teaches that markets can design computers.” —Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
  • “The best computer is a man, and it’s the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.” —Wernher von Braun
  • “Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in this world that just don’t add up.” —Evan Esar
  • “It’s not computer literacy that we should be working on, but sort of human-literacy. Computers have to become human-literate.” —Nicholas P. Negroponte
  • “Computers are composed of nothing more than logic gates stretched out to the horizon in a vast numerical irrigation system.” —Stan Augarten
  • “It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.” —Tom Clancy
  • “Computer assisted proofs are getting better and better and computers will play a bigger and bigger role in the future.” —Enrico Bombieri
  • “Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.” —Albert Einstein
  • “As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.” —Dave Parnas
  • “Our computers have become windows through which we can gaze upon a world that is virtually without horizons or boundaries.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • “A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind.” —Joseph Weizenbaum
  • “A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.” —Mitch Ratcliffe
  • “Computers are heaven-sent when they work and hell-spawn when they don’t. There’s just not much middle ground when it comes to technology.” —Dani Harper
  • “The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.” —Sydney J. Harris
  • “The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.” —Brian Eno
  • “All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You’d be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.” —Isaac Asimov
  • “The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation.” —Leo Cherne
  • “Computers were a kind of imagery in themselves, or might as well be to people who didn’t understand them, they were every bit as inscrutable.” —Orson Scott Card
  • “Our first computers were born not out of greed or ego, but in the revolutionary spirit of helping common people rise above the most powerful institutions.” —Steve Wozniak
  • “Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.” —Andy Rooney
  • “Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.” —Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
  • “Computers no longer interface with humans they interact, and the interaction will become steadily deeper, more subtle, and more crucial to our collective sanity and ultimate survival.” —Alan Cooper
  • “If you don’t know anything about computers, just remember that they are machines that do exactly what you tell them but often surprise you in the result.” —Richard Dawkins
  • “The computer will not make a good manager out of a bad manager. It makes a good manager better faster and a bad manager worse faster.” —Edward M. Esber
  • “Computers are quiet and clean and totally distracting because the Internet is there, lying in wait for a moment of weakness to pounce on your creativity and progress.” —Arlaina Tibensky
  • “The computer takes up where psychoanalysis left off. It takes the ideas of a decentered self and makes it more concrete by modeling mind as a multiprocessing machine.” —Sherry Turkle
  • “The spread of computers and the Internet will put jobs in two categories. People who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do.” —Marc Andreessen
  • “The new world will be a place of answers and no questions, because the only questions left will be answered by computers, because only computers will know what to ask.” —James Cameron

80+ Appreciation Quotes for Boss/Managers – Inspire Quotes

Appreciation Quotes for Boss/Managers

  • I love my boss.
  • Thank you gift ideas for boss.
  • Thanks boss… for being a role model.
  • Appreciation from a good boss is only something you can give.
  • You gave me your time, the most thoughtful gift of all.
  • Thank you in appreciation of you and all that you do.
  • Thank you boss, for always pointing me in the right direction.
  • When you eat fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
  • Boss…you’re the pilot who helps us fly through monthly targets and appraisals.
  • I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks…
  • A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.
  • Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
  • Leaders are people who do the right things. Managers are people who do things right.
  • A truly great boss is hard to find difficult to part with impossible to forget.
  • As our boss, you are highly motivational. As a human being, you are truly inspirational.
  • Thank you very much because your leadership has been my inspiration each day. Thank you.
  • From being nothing to something, I have travelled a long journey under your guidance. Thanks boss.
  • I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being such a supportive boss.
  • Boss and a friend, two in one. Whoever thought that work-life would be so much fun. Thanks.
  • An employee’s motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager.
  • You are the one who makes month end, performance reviews and kpis actually worth looking forward to.
  • You motivate your employees, you take tough decisions. You support your colleagues, you are a true inspiration.
  • More than a boss. You have been a caring guide to me! Wish you a very happy boss’ day.
  • Dear boss… thanks for putting the needs of your employees ahead of those of the company and your own.
  • Initially, appraisals used to be synonymous with anxiety and fear. Now they are synonymous with excitement and cheer. Thanks boss.
  • Boss: at work, you are the answer to all our problems and questions. Thank you for being our very own google.
  • A perfect employee is the one who inspires his boss as much as his boss inspires him… thanks for being my inspiration.
  • My cubicle feels like my second home –comfortable and relaxed yet productive and efficient. All thanks to a chilled out boss like you.
  • A boss wants to pay for results; an employee wants recognition for effort. If a boss recognizes effort, they will get even better results.
  • My monthly targets do not come in the form of numbers and charts – they come in the form of praises from my boss.
  • Your continuous support and motivation made me reach this day. I wish I could get a boss like you in all my future jobs.
  • Just like how all trees need water to grow and all humans need air to live, companies need bosses like you to survive and prosper.
  • If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. And thank you for being my leader.
  • Boss… nothing I can say will ever convey the amount of gratitude, I owe to you for showing me how to have the right attitude. Thanks.
  • This day is special and it’s just for you. To tell how much we appreciate you. We cannot tell how happy we are. To have the boss the way you are.

Appreciation Quotes and Sayings for Boss/Managers

  • “Learn to obey before you command.” —Solon
  • “Every boss started as a worker.” —Moosa Rahat
  • “Don’t blame the boss. He has enough problems.” —Donald Rumsfeld
  • “A leader leads by example, not by force.” —Sun Tzu
  • “The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm.” —John C. Maxwell
  • “Boss may be on, but leader can be anyone.” —Ameya Agrawal
  • “You’ll never make a fortune working for the boss man.” —Jeannette Walls
  • “The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.” —Lee Iacocca
  • “A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.” —Witter Bynner
  • “Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.” —Rudy Giuliani
  • “No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early.” —Groucho Marx
  • “Be a leader with a ladder, not a boss with an order.” —Debasish Mridha
  • “Your real boss is the one who walks around under your hat.” —Napoleon Hill
  • “Leaders are influential because they live and inspire other people’s future.” —Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
  • “In my house I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.” —Woody Allen
  • “No great manager or leader ever fell from heaven; it’s learned, not inherited.” —Tom Northup
  • “The worst mistake a boss can make is not to say ‘well done’.” —John Ashcroft
  • “Accomplishing the impossible means only the boss will add it to your regular duties.” —Doug Larson
  • “The three “C’s” of leadership are Consideration, Caring, and Courtesy. Be polite to everyone.” —Brian Tracy
  • “The way to find the real boss is to find out who hires the lawyers.” —David Weinbaum
  • “The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them.” —Gabriel Heatter
  • “Unless you accept anyone to be your boss, no man can be your boss.” —Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “He isn’t a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities.” —Ken Blanchard
  • “Being a leader is making the people you love hate you a little more each day.” —Patrick Ness
  • “It’s always better to deliver the news yourself rather than allow your boss to be surprised.” —Mary Cheney
  • “If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.” —Bill Gates
  • “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” —John C. Maxwell
  • “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” —Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Most bosses know instinctively that their power depends more on employee’s compliance than on threats or sanctions.” —Bartolme, Fernanda
  • “In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.” —Tina Fey
  • “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” —Brian Tracy
  • “Being a boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.” —Allison Gomme
  • “Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says “Go!” – a leader says “Let’s go.” —E.M. Kelly
  • “By working eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” —Robert Frost
  • “The person who knows how will always have job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss.” —Diane Ravitch
  • “One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” —Arnold Glasow
  • “A good boss is a person who can tolerate my complaints and still manage to say hello to me every day.” —Byron Pusifer
  • “It is always a great honor to be the driver of your own car, to be the boss of your own fate.” —Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “Every boss, if you are forgetting, is another human being made of bones and flesh and likes it when his ego gets stroked.” —Abhishek Ratna
  • “The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven’t made up their minds.” —Casey Stengel
  • “A good manager is a man who isn’t worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.” —H. S. M. Burns
  • “A boss says “go and make sure you do it”; a leader says “let’s go and make it happen”. Bosses control people; leaders involve them.” —Israelmore Ayivor
  • “Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.” —Paul Hawken
  • “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” —Sam Walton
  • “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.” —John C. Maxwell
  • “A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could.” —Charles Erwin Wilson
  • “There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.” —Klaus Balkenhol
  • “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” —Theodore Roosevelt
  • “A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame; a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all; a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery; a leader makes it interesting.” —Russell H. Ewing
  • “A good boss realizes that they can also learn from those they work with no matter the level, title or position. Learning is a continuous habit and is one of the best lessons demonstrated by a good boss.” —Byron Pulsifer

50+ Open Minded Quotes and Sayings about Having an Open Mind

Open Minded Quotes

  • “Keeping an open mind is always important.” —Chris Hemsworth
  • “Open your mind before you open your mouth.” —Subroto Bagchi
  • “An open mind isn’t the same thing as an empty head.” —Hal Urban
  • “A fully open mind could shatter the skull in both directions.” —Henry Flynt
  • “Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.” —Martha Stewart
  • “Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” —Dorothea Brande
  • “Have an open mind allow different ideas into your way of thinking.” —Peter Diamandis
  • “Keep your heart open for love; and your mind open for innovative ideas.” —Debasish Mridha
  • “The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” —Albert Einstein
  • “An open mind is like an open window. It lets the fresh air in.” —Mike Hernacki
  • “Open up your heart and mind to the infinite wonderful experiences there are in life.” —Steven Redhead
  • “By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.” —Richard Dawkins
  • “An open mind, is the best weapon, in the fight between light and darkness.” —Soke Behzad Ahmadi
  • “An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it.” —Mark Twain
  • “If you keep an open mind, you can learn so much from the people around you.” —Lynn Good

Open Minded Quotes and Sayings

  • “People are very open-minded about new things as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.” —Charles Kettering
  • “Open-mindedness is a precondition for generating new ideas, but focusing on the problem is almost equally important.” —Eraldo Banovac
  • “If you cannot be open-minded, then you do not possess your ideas, your ideas possess you.” —Bryant H McGill
  • “It’s essential to keep an open mind, and to be willing better yet, eager to try new things.” —Michael Abrash
  • “You have to keep your mind as wide-open as your eyes, because almost nothing is what it seems.” —Jonathan Maberry
  • “Open your heart and mind like the wings of a butterfly. See then how high you can fly.” —Zeenat Aman
  • “An open mind is not an end in itself but a means to the end of finding truth.” —Peter Kreeft
  • “An open-minded person sees life without boundaries, whereas a close-minded person can only see what’s beyond their eyes.” —Kaoru Shinmon
  • “Until the mind is open, the heart stays closed. The open mind is the key to the open heart.” —Byron Katie
  • “When you open your mind, you open new doors to new possibilities for yourself and new opportunities to help others.” —Roy Bennett
  • “As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges.” —Jay Abraham
  • “A truly open mind means forcing our imaginations to conform to the evidence of reality, and not vice versa.” —Lawrence M. Krauss
  • “Keeping your mind open in the face of uncertainty is the single most powerful secret of unleashing your creative potential.” —Michael J. Gelb
  • “Open your mind to the infinite possibilities that exist for you; then create within your reality the things that you desire.” —Steven Redhead
  • “You have to be very nimble and very open minded. Your success is going to be very dependent on how you adapt.” —Jeremy Stoppelman
  • “Maintaining an open mind is essential when exploring the unknown, but allowing one’s brains to fall out in the process is inadvisable.” —Dean Radin
  • “An open mind is like to an open wound. Vulnerable to poison. Liable to fester. Apt to give its owner only pain.” —Joe Abercrombie
  • “With an open mind, we gain insight into ideas and expressions that we may have overlooked or not noticed at all.” —James Van Praagh
  • “Mind has door. A password can open it. That word is stored safely in your heart, waiting for your willingness to retrieve it.” —Toba Beta
  • “With an open mind, you are the imagination of universal consciousness and the creation of the subconscious mind that wanders throughout the universe.” —Debasish Mridha
  • “Accept all that is given to you with an open mind. Every gift, whether it warmed your spirit or brought disappointment is a blessing.” —Kaoru Shinmon
  • “The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” —Terry Pratchett
  • “Keeping the mind open to new ideas, not being too anxious about success, putting 100% effort and meditation is the formula for entrepreneurs.” —Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  • “With an open mind, seek and listen to all the highest ideals. Consider the most enlightened thoughts. Then choose your path, person by person, each for oneself.” —Zoroaster
  • “Try to open up your mind a little, and move away from rigid opinions of what people should do and be unless you have been there.” —Ann Rule
  • “Remain open-minded, even when you believe yourself to be a king among peasants. You never know what blessings can be gained or crises averted just by listening.” —A.J. Darkholme,
  • “Keep your mind open to change all the time. Welcome it. Court it. It is only by examining and reexamining your opinions and ideas that you can progress.” —Dale Carnegie
  • “Keep an open mind and be ready to change and adapt to the situation. Don’t ask reality to conform to your blueprint, but transform your blueprint to adapt to reality.” —Lakhdar Brahimi
  • “An open mind is all very well in its way, but it ought not to be so open that there is no keeping anything in or out of it.” —Alfred North Whitehead
  • “Keep a very open mind, keep a very open heart of what you are to face. You will be entering paradise. You will be entering the happiest life, everlasting life.” —Mohamed Atta
  • “A person who has power has an open mind. Their mind is open and they can see on other levels. Seeing is a quality that comes to a person who has personal power.” —Frederick Lenz
  • “Anything is easy to the man who sees.The open eye of the open mind-that has more to do with real detective work than all the deduction and induction and analysis ever devised.” —Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • “Having an open mind does not necessarily lead to perfection. It is your ability to observe, analyze, discern, and understand the true essence that basic principles contain that point the way to perfection.” —Ed Parker
  • “The open mind never acts: when we have done our utmost to arrive at a reasonable conclusion, we still must close our minds for the moment with a snap, and act dogmatically on our conclusions.” —George Bernard Shaw
  • “We need to be open minded to understand that there are lots of different levels of things going on and we shouldn’t be so quick to judge and certainly not to judge a whole race, a whole religion or a whole people and a lot of that is going on.” —Angelina Jolie