Meaningful Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old meaningful quotes, meaningful sayings, and meaningful proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A man is what he thinks about all day long. Ralph Waldo Emerson
At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box. Italian Proverb
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it. Marcus Aurelius
What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us. What we have done for others and the world, remains and is immortal. Albert Pike
The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. Flora Whittemore
My life is my message. Mahatma Gandhi
Never be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, define yourself. Robert Frost
A true test of character isn't how you are on your best days but how you act on your worst days. unknown
Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes. But when you look back, everything is different? C.S. Lewis
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. John Shedd
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. Anais Nin
You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. Eleanor Roosevelt
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill
The best things in life are unseen, thats why we close our eyes when we kiss, cry, and dream. Helen Keller
Great men are not born great, they grow great. Mario Puzo
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. Buddha
Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage not weakness. unknown
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. Sigmund Freud
You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you. Mary Tyler Moore
The people who create long lasting meaningful friendships with others understand that love lives on long after they're gone. John A. Andrews
A vision needs to be strong and unwavering; no one makes it upstream with just a mere wish. John A. Andrews
Humanity though sometimes ani-visionary never forgets its dreamers. John A. Andrews
Successful people don't half step they it BIG. They see opportunities where failures see lack of. John A. Andrews
We each have a destiny to fulfil and it's up to us if we reject or accept that calling. John A. Andrews
Arise! Awake! Stop not till the goal is reached. Swami Vivekananda
Talk to yourself once in a day... Otherwise you may miss a meeting with an excellent person in the world. Swami Vivekanand
Behind every successful man, there's a lot of years. Bob Brown
First time failure is the second type is learning. Abhay Joshi