All the best quotes with image

See again quotes of wellknown or not authors remixed with beautiful images.

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Alain Rey

We believe that we master words, but it is words that master us.

Alan Alexander Milne

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.

Albert Brie

Before changing your mind make sure that you already have an opinion to change.

Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Einstein

Don't worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.

Alberto Moravia

Friendships are not decided on by chance but according to our dominant passions.

Alda Merini

Nobody gives me a better hairdo than the wind.

Alex Zanotelli

You vote every time you go shopping.

Alexander Smith

A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.

Alexandre Dumas

Money is a good servant but a bad master.

Alfred Adler

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Alfred Capus

Some men talk while they sleep. There are only speakers to speak during the sleep of others.

Alfred Tennyson

Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world.

Alphonse Allais

Mushrooms grow in damp places. That’s why they are shaped like an umbrella.

Alphonse Daudet

The best way to impose ideas to others is to let them think it comes from them.

Alphonse de Lamartine

The world is a book of which we turn a page at every step.

Alphonse Karr

The age at which everything is shared is usually the age when you have nothing.

Alvare Sanchez de Moncades

Speak. If only useful things were said, there would be a great silence in the world.

Ambrose Bierce

Elector: one who enjoys the sacred privilege of voting for the man of another man's choice.

Anatole France

A dictionary is the whole universe arranged in alphabetical order.

André Malraux

Life is worth nothing. But nothing is worth life.

Ann Bradstreet

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. If we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome

Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off.

Antoine de Rivarol

We never go so far as when we don't know where we're going.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Arthur H. Rosenfeld

There is an even cleaner form of energy than the sun, more renewable than the wind: it's the energy we don't consume.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Anyone who has never owned a dog can't know what loving and being loved mean.

August Strindberg

By attempting the impossible one can attain the highest level of the possible.

Aurélio Buarque de Holanda Ferreira

Defining a word is like catching a butterfly on the wing.


A difficulty is no longer one from the moment you smile and confront it.

Benjamin Franklin

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

Bertolt Brecht

As regards obstacles, the shortest distance between two points can be a curve.

Blaise Pascal

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

Bob Hope

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

Burt Bacharach

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.


All the treasures of the earth are not worth the happiness of being loved.

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.

Camille Corot

The whole thing is to have genius at twenty and talent at eighty.

Carl Burns

A child on a farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse and dreams of home.

Carmelo Bene

You go round and round and when you stop, you fall to the ground.

Cesare Pavese

We do not remember days, we remember moments.

Charles Baudelaire

Work is less boring than play.

Christina Rossetti

What's more sadness than an inachieved work, it's a work never beginned.

Coco Chanel

If a woman is shabbily dressed it's her dress that's noticed, but if she is impeccably dressed it's she who is noticed.


Doors of the future are open to those who know how to push them.


Happiness is not at the top of the mountain, but in how to climb.

Crazy Horse (Tašúŋke Witkó)

One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.

Dale Evans

Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

Daniel De Montmollin

The primary objective for an educator is to produce autodidacts.

Dennis Wholey

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.

Dieter Hildebrandt

We believe only in what we see, so since the advent of television we believe in everything.


A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.

Dominique Rolin

What's a year otherwise the infinite volume of a pinch of seconds?

Douglas Mattern

A tragic indicator of the values of our civilization is that there's no business like war business.

Eduardo Chillida

My concern is not to know whether I am great or not, rather whether I am developing as a person with every day that passes.

Eduardo Galeano

Crimes committed with automobiles are called accidents.

Edward Snowden

Privacy matters; privacy is what allows us to determine who we are and who we want to be.

Elsa Triolet

The time has no other function than burning; it burns without ashes.

Emilio Praga

The quality of a book depends on the reader.

Emmanuel Kant

Music is the language of emotions.

Ennio Flaiano

Whatever I don't know, I learnt at school.

Enrique Jardiel Poncela

A fiancé is a happy man who is ready to cease being so.

Eric Berne

We're born princes and the civilizing process turns us into frogs.

Ernest Hemingway

At the most important crossroads of life, there's no signposts.


No need to run, rather to set off in good time.

Ethel Barrymore

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.

Eugène Labiche

The lucky man is the one who arrives at everything. The unlucky is the one to whom everything happens.

Fiodor Dostoïevski

The best definition of man is : a creature that walks on two legs and is ungrateful.

Francesco Tavano

Since it's publicly known that cigarettes are dangerous, why are they sold?

François de La Rochefoucauld

Often we do good so that we can then do evil with impunity.

François Mauriac

Reading, an open door to an enchanted world.

François Rabelais

If you wish to avoid looking at an idiot, break your mirror first.

François Truffaut

Women are magical... so I became a magician.

Frank Kafka

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.

Friedrich Nietzsche

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

Friedrich Novalis

A poet understands Nature better than a scientist.


Everything we eat without really needing to is plunder from the stomachs of the poor.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Listen to the forest that grows rather than the tree that falls.

George Bernard Shaw

Every change in our laws takes money out of somebody's pocket and puts it into somebody else's.

George Sand

Butterflies are just flowers that gone a day of celebration where nature was in vein of invention and fertility.

Gesualdo Bufalino

A sociologist is someone who goes to a football match to look at the spectators.

Gianni Agnelli

Falling in love is the stuff of waiters.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.

Gustave Eiffel

I ought to be jealous of the tower. She is more famous than I am.

Gustave Nadaud

To stay is to exist, but to travel, is to live.

Guy de Maupassant

Of all the passions, the only really respectable seems to be greed.

Hans Christian Andersen

To travel is to live.

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The photograph itself doesn't interest me. I want only to capture a fraction of a second of reality.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Fall is the spring of winter.

Henrik Ibsen

A forest bird never wants a cage.

Henry Ford

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.


Walking is man's best medicine.

Honoré de Balzac

Love is not just a feeling, it is also an art.


Dare to know!

Isaac Asimov

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.

Isaac Newton

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

Italo Calvino

A literary classic is one of those books that leaves the reader wondering what more there is to the story.

J.W. Eagan

Never judge a book by its movie.

Jack London

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

Jacques Deval

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half sorrow.

Jacques Prévert

We could have an iron wealth, we finish always to rust.

James Broughton

Life is adventure, not predicament.

James Reston

A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.

Jean Chardin

We use colors, but we paint with our feelings.

Jean d'Ormesson

There are days, months, endless years when nothing happen. There are minutes and seconds that contain an entire world.

Jean de la Fontaine

Everything to do with love is mystery.

Jean Racine

All invention consists in making something out of nothing.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A gourmand's soul is entirely in his palate.

Jean-Jacques Schuhl

The best way not to get lost is not to know where you're going...

Jean-Luc Godard

Cinema generates memory, television oblivion.

Jean-Paul Guerlain

Perfume is the most intense form of memory.

Joey Adams

A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.

Johann Georg Hamann

When I rest my feet my mind also ceases to function.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you have faith in yourself, others will have faith in you, too.

John Culkin

We don't know who discovered water, but we're certain it wasn't a fish.

Jorge Luis Borges

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

José Martí

All the glory of the world lies in a grain of corn.

Joseph Joubert

Close your eyes and you'll see.

Joseph Roux

Loving to know is human, knowing to love is divine.

Jules Renard

Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.

Jules Verne

Anything capable of being imagined will one day be made reality.

Julio Cortázar

Everything left unsaid is said forever.

Karl Kraus

To be perfect she lacked just one defect.

Karl Marx

The worker becomes a cheaper kind of merchandise with the more goods he produces.

Ken Robinson

If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.

Kevin Kruse

Life is about making an impact, not making an income.

Khalil Gibran

The flowers of spring are winter's dreams told in the morning at the table of the angels.

Louis Aragon

If I close my eyes, I remember yours.

Luciano Somma

A specialist is one who knows more and more about less and less, ultimately knowing everything... about nothing!

Ludwig Feuerbach

We are what we eat.

Luis Buñuel

Happiness is getting on with yourself.

Madame de Genlis

We are overly surprised by what we rarely see and not surprised enough by what we see every day.

Madame de Staël

The more I see of men the more I like dogs.

Malcolm X

Stumbling is not falling.

Marcel Achard

An optimist is he who thinks that a woman has finished her telephone call merely because she has said '.....well, be seeing you......'.

Marcel Breuer

I am as much interested in the smallest detail as in the whole structure.

Marcel Pagnol

Life is like a bus. When you turn around, you realize that there are already many who have come down.

Marcel Proust

The pleasure of habit is often milder than novelty.

Margaret Mead

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.

Marguerite Duras

Solitude isn't found, it's made.

Marilyn Monroe

If you have been happy, it does not count as a mistake.

Mark Twain

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

Martin Luther King

We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.

Maurice Maeterlinck

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.

Max Frei

All your wishes will be fulfilled. Sooner or later. In any case.

Michel de Montaigne

I quote others only in order to express myself the better.


One must eat to live, and not live to eat.

Nelson Mandela

I never lose. I either win or I learn.

Nicolas de Chamfort

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

Niels Bohr

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.

Norman Douglas

To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two.

Octavio Paz

Water talks unceasingly but never repeats itself.

Oliver Goldsmith

The greatest glory of living lies not in never falling but in rising every time you fall.

Orison Swett Marden

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

Oscar Wilde

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Pablo Neruda

In one kiss, you'll know all I haven't said.

Pablo Picasso

A painter is a man who paints what he sells; an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints.

Paul Valéry

Let us enrich ourselves with our mutual differences.

Paul-Jean Toulet

There are delightful spring rains where the sky seems to cry with joy.

Paulo Coelho

If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Grown up? Never!

Pierre Corneille

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Dac

It's better raining today instead of a shiny day.

Pierre de Coubertin

Success is not a goal but a means to aim higher


If you want to know a nation, you must know his music.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always do what you are afraid to do.

Raymond Radiguet

All ages bearing fruit, you have to pick them.

Reid Hoffman - Linkedin co-founder

If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.

René Bazin

Being young is to have a mind that calculates and a heart that does not compute.

René Descartes

I think, therefore I am.

Richard Wagner

Joy is not in things; It is in us.

Richard Whately

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry gets the best of the argument.

Robert Frost

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.

Robert Orben

A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.

Roland Topor

A gram of shit is enough to spoil kaviar kilo. A gram of kaviar don't improve a kilo of shit.

Romain Gary

Tenderness has moments that beat more slowly than others.​

Ronald Reagan

They have developed treatments for unknown illnesses.

Roy Goodman

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Rudyard Kipling

All things considered, there are two types of men in this world. Those who stay home and those who do not.


Every rose is prey to winter.

Salvatore Quasimodo

Every individual stands alone at the heart of the world transfixed by a ray of sunlight; and suddenly it is evening.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

To be ourselves we need to be someone.


The best secret to never fall is to stay still sitting.

Steve Jobs

If you don't build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.

Stevie Wonder

Music is a world within itself. It is a language we all understand.

Sydney Smith

Have the courage not knowing many things to avoid the certainty of knowing nothing.

Thomas Browne

We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.

Thomas Jefferson

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.

Tristan Bernard

The height of optimism is to enter a great restaurant and rely on the pearl found in an oyster to pay the bill.

Upton Sinclair

The Earth belongs to its owners, but the landscape belongs to those who know how to appreciate it.

Victor Borge

The shortest distance between two people is a smile.

Victor Hugo

Hapiness is sometimes hidden in unknown.

Victoria Kirdiy

Santa Claus surely exists and he believes in you.


The best government is where less unuseful people are.

Will Rogers

You can't say that civilization don't advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way.

William Arthur Ward

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Blake

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

William Cowper

Scientist is proud to have learned so much: the sage is humble to know so little.

William Shakespeare

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.

William Thackeray

A good laugh is sunshine in a house.

Winston Churchill

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Yvan Audouard

It was so beautiful that I closed my eyes.

Alexander Nevsky

Those who come to us in peace will be welcome as a guest. But those who come to us sword in hand will die by the sword!


Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the earth.


That which is difficult to obtain is highly valued.


Pleasure is gathered, joy is gathered and happiness is cultivated.

Cato the Elder

Grasp the subject, the words will follow.

Cicero Minor

If you want to learn, then teach.


But the universe is infinite.

Francis of Assisi

Just one ray of sunshine is enough to dispel millions of shadows.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.

King Henry IV of France

Good food and good wine, this is heaven on earth.

Laozi (老子)

A travel of thousand miles begins always by a first step.

Leo Tolstoy

All reasoning about love destroyed.

Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Marcus Aurelius

That which is not good for the swarm, neither is it good for the bee.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Always reserve the right to laugh the day after at your ideas of the day before.


Under the sweet honey are hidden cruel poisons.


A thought is an idea in transit.


We learn not in the school, but in life.


The unexamined life is not worth living.

Zeno of Elea

Nature hath given men one tongue but two ears, that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak.