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Chuck Palahniuk

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” —Chuck Palahniuk, born: February 21, 1962


Chuck Palahniuk

“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” —Chuck Palahniuk, born: February 21, 1962


Jordan Peterson

“I mean I’ve stopped, almost completely stopped, reading twitter comments in the last month and I’m definitely better for it.” —Jordan Peterson, born: June 12, 1962    


Jordan Peterson

“If you’re a reasonable person, you’re very sensitive to criticism because it’s rare and because you might be wrong especially if there’s a lot of people criticizing you because you kind of have to be psychopathic in order to just Read more…


Bruce Lee

“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” —Bruce Lee, born November 27, 1940


Bruce Lee

“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” —Bruce Lee, born: November 27, 1940,


Bruce Lee

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” — Bruce Lee, born November 27, 1940.


Joel Osteen

“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the Read more…


Joel Osteen

“God is not as concerned about our comfort as He is our purpose. Sometimes He shakes things up to get us to our destiny.” — Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Joel Osteen

“All of us can look back and see things that should have defeated us. You’re still standing. That’s the goodness of God.”  — Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Joel Osteen

“God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.” — Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Joel Osteen

“Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy.” — Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Joel Osteen

“When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.” —  Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Joel Osteen

“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.” — Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs, Born: February 24, 1955


Steve Jobs

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs, Born: February 24, 1955


Steve Jobs

“Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” Steve Jobs, Born: February 24, 1955


Steve Jobs

“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”  – Steve Jobs, Born: February 24, 1955


Steve Jobs

“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”  Steve Jobs, Born: February 24, 1955


Steve Jobs

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs, Born: February 24, 1955


Jordan Peterson

“I don’t think that you have any insight whatsoever into your capacity for good until you have some well-developed insight into your capacity for evil.” – Dr. Jordan Peterson Quotes Born: June 12, 1962


Mark Twain

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain Quotes Born November 30, 1835


Edgar Allan Poe

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Arthur Conan Doyle

“Where there is no imagination there is no horror.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Thomas Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Thomas Edison

“There’s a way to do it better – find it.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Thomas Edison

“There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Thomas Edison

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Thomas Edison

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Thomas Edison

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Thomas Edison

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison, Born February 11, 1847


Confucius

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius, Born September 28, 551 BC


Bill Cosby

“Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice.” – Bill Cosby Born July 12, 1937


Aristotle

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle


Socrates

“When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser.” – Socrates


Socrates

“True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” – Socrates


Socrates

“The hottest love has the coldest end.” – Socrates


Socrates

“Let him that would move the world first move himself.” – Socrates


Socrates

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates Quotes


Socrates

“An unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates


Richard Dawkins

“We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” – Richard Dawkins, Born March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.” – Richard Dawkins, Born March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.” – Richard Dawkins, Born March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.” – Richard Dawkins, Born: March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.” – Richard Dawkins, Born: March 26, 1941


Mark Twain

“I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” – Mark Twain, Born November 30, 1835


 Jerry Seinfeld

“If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success?” – Jerry Seinfeld, Born April 29, 1954


George Carlin

“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” – George Carlin, Born May 12, 1937


George Carlin

“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” – George Carlin, Born May 12, 1937


George Carlin

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – George Carlin, Born May 12, 1937


George Carlin

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.” – George Carlin, Born May 12, 1937


George Carlin

“Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things.” – George Carlin, Born May 12, 1937


Garrison Keillor

“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.” – Garrison Keillor, August 7, 1942


Donald Trump

“What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” – Donald Trump, Born June 14, 1946


Donald Trump

“If you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.” – Donald Trump Born June 14, 1946


Donald Trump

“I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.” – Donald Trump, Born: June 14, 1946


Dave Chappelle

“The world can’t tell you who you are. You’ve just got to figure out who you are and be there, for better or worse.” – Dave Chappelle Born August 24, 1973


Dave Chappelle

“The only way you can know where the line is, is if you cross it.” – Dave Chappelle, Born: August 24, 1973


Dave Chappelle

“The mark of greatness is when everything before you is obsolete, and everything after you bears your mark.” – Dave Chappelle, Born: August 24, 1973


Dave Chappelle

“The hardest thing to do is to be true to yourself, especially when everybody is watching.” – Dave Chappelle, Born: August 24, 1973


Dave Chappelle

“No matter how old you are, if a little kid hands you a toy phone… you answer it.” – Dave Chappelle, Born: August 24, 1973


Dave Chappelle

“I’m cool with failing so long as I know that there are people around me that love me unconditionally.” – Dave Chappelle, Born: August 24, 1973


Confucius

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius, Born: September 28, 551 BC


Confucius

“Have no friends not equal to yourself.” – Confucius, Born: September 28, 551 BC


Confucius

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius Quotes Born September 28, 551 BC


Confucius

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius, Born: September 28, 551 BC


Confucius

“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” – Confucius, Born: September 28, 551 BC


Christopher Hitchens

“What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence.” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Christopher Hitchens

“To the dumb question, ‘Why me’ the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply, ‘Why not’” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Christopher Hitchens

“I don’t think it’s possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor.” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Christopher Hitchens

“Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Billy Graham

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” – Billy Graham, Born: November 7, 1918


Billy Graham

“My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world.” – Billy Graham, Born: November 7, 1918


Billy Graham

“God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.” – Billy Graham, Born: November 7, 1918


Billy Graham

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham, Born: November 7, 1918


Bill Cosby

“The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.” – Bill Cosby, Born: July 12, 1937


Bill Cosby

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need advice.” – Bill Cosby, Born: July 12, 1937


Aristotle

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


Aristotle

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle


Aristotle

“Man is by nature a political animal.” – Aristotle


Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle


Aristotle 

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle


Albert Einstein

“Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.” – Albert Einstein, Born: March 14, 1879


Dr. Seuss

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Dr. Seuss

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Dr. Seuss

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Tony Robbins

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins, Born: February 29, 1960


Thomas Edison

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison, Born: February 11, 1847


St. Jerome

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” – St. jerome, Born: March 27, 347 AD


Robert H. Schuller

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert H. Schuller, Born: September 16, 1926


Og Mandino

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino, Born: December 12, 1923


Leo Buscaglia

“Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” – Leo Buscaglia, Born: March 31, 1924


H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr., Born 1940


George S. Patton

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” – George S. Patton, Born: November 11, 1885


Elon Musk

“When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” – Elon Musk, Born: June 28, 1971


Dale Carnegie

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie, Born: November 24, 1888


Charles R. Swindoll

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll, Born: October 18, 1934


Willie Nelson

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson, Born: April 29, 1933


Shiv Khera

“Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” – Shiv Khera, Born: August 23 1961


Lyndon B. Johnson

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson, Born: August 27, 1908


Orson Welles

“What’s happening now is what happened before, and often what’s going to happen again sometime or other.” – Orson Welles, Born: May 6, 1915


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