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Here's the reordered list of the top 100 quotes:

  • "The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. suggests focusing on present efforts for future success
  • "I think, therefore I am." - René Descartes, emphasizing the power of self-awareness and existence【8†source】.
  • "Morality is only moral when it is voluntary." - Lincoln Steffens, highlighting the importance of choice in ethical behavior【9†source】.
  • "You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, reminds us of the urgency and importance of kindness
  • "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt, encouraging belief in one's dreams as a driving force for the future
  • Thomas A. Edison's "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work"

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Per topic

Here's a selection of top quotes from different categories and notable individuals, reflecting a mix of wisdom, inspiration, humor, and insight:


  1. "The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay
  2. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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On Success

  1. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill
  2. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vidal Sassoon


  1. "The unexamined life is not worth living." - Socrates
  2. "I think, therefore I am." - René Descartes

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  1. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs
  2. "Your time is limited, don't waste it living someone else's life." - Steve Jobs

About Life

  1. "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon
  2. "It is not length of life, but depth of life." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

On Happiness

  1. "For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. "Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama

On Love

  1. "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none." - William Shakespeare
  2. "Where there is love there is life." - Mahatma Gandhi


  1. "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates
  2. "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

Courage and Fear

  1. "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear." - Mark Twain
  2. "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

On Change

  1. "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
  2. "Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy

Humor and Wit

  1. "I can resist everything except temptation." - Oscar Wilde
  2. "If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you." - George Bernard Shaw

These quotes offer a small glimpse into the vast ocean of human thought and experience, representing a legacy of wisdom that continues to inspire and guide us through the complexities of life.

Top 10 quotes by Themes

Themes and notable quotes from various domains to give you a sense of what such a collection might include:

  1. Success and Perseverance: "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Mark Twain【16†source】.
  2. Courage and Fear: "Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear." - Ambrose Redmoon.
  3. Love and Humanity: "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." - Mother Teresa【17†source】.
  4. Wisdom and Knowledge: "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates【18†source】.
  5. Innovation and Creativity: "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." - Steve Jobs.
  6. Life and Living: "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon.
  7. Hope and Dreams: "Hope is a thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all." - Emily Dickinson.
  8. Struggle and Overcoming: "The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it." - C.C. Scott.
  9. Identity and Self: "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." - Oscar Wilde【16†source】.
  10. Philosophy and Existence: "I think, therefore I am." - René Descartes【16†source】.

Einstein famous quotes

Here are a few notable quotes by Albert Einstein:

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."
  • "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."
  • "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."
  • "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
  • "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."

Einstein's quotes reflect his beliefs in curiosity, the importance of simplicity in understanding complex ideas.

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Future quotes

Exploring various quotes about the future, it's clear that many thinkers, leaders, and philosophers have emphasized the importance of focusing on the present to shape a better future. Here are some key themes and insights from the quotes I found:

  • Creating Your Future: Peter Drucker famously said, "The best way to predict your future is to create it," highlighting the active role we must take in shaping our destiny【25†source】【27†source】.
  • The Power of the Present: Mahatma Gandhi reminded us that "The future depends on what we do in the present," emphasizing that our current actions are crucial for future outcomes【26†source】【27†source】.
  • Education and Preparation: Malcolm X pointed out that "Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today," underlining the importance of learning and preparation【27†source】.
  • Overcoming Fear: A quote from an anonymous source encourages us not to let fear decide our future, urging courage and boldness in pursuing our dreams【27†source】.
  • The Role of Attitude: Earl Nightingale suggested that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude, indicating the transformative power of a positive outlook【27†source】.

These quotes collectively suggest that our future is not something that simply happens to us but is a result of our actions, attitudes, and the choices we make today. They inspire hope and motivation, pushing us to take charge of our lives and to dream big while reminding us of the importance of the present moment in crafting the future we desire.

For a deeper dive into these and other insightful quotes about the future, consider exploring the original sources: WisdomQuotes【25†source】, TheGoalChaser【26†source】, and AwakenTheGreatnessWithin【27†source】. Each offers a unique perspective on how to approach the future with optimism, resilience, and purpose.

Top 100

  1. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." -Mahatma Gandhi
  2. "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." -Mother Teresa
  3. "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." -Franklin D. Roosevelt
  4. "Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." -Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. "Do one thing every day that scares you." -Eleanor Roosevelt
  6. "Well done is better than well said." -Benjamin Franklin
  7. "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." -Helen Keller
  8. "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." -Aristotle
  9. "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde
  11. "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." -Abraham Lincoln
  12. "Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. "You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated." -Maya Angelou
  14. "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." -Babe Ruth
  15. "Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." -Oscar Wilde
  16. "The only impossible journey is the one you never begin." -Tony Robbins
  17. "In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love." -Mother Teresa
  18. "Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile." -Albert Einstein
  19. "The purpose of our lives is to be happy." -Dalai Lama
  20. “You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.” -John Lennon
  21. "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." -Mae West
  22. "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  23. "Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition." -Abraham Lincoln
  24. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Nelson Mandela
  25. "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." -Confucius
  26. "May you live all the days of your life." -Jonathan Swift
  27. "Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale." -Hans Christian Andersen
  28. "Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life." -John Wooden
  29. "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined." -Henry David Thoreau
  30. "If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor." -Eleanor Roosevelt
  31. "If life is a succession of lessons, then I'm a master of the art." -Mat Siems
  32. "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." -Robert Frost
  33. "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." -F. Scott Fitzgerald
  34. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." -Helen Keller
  35. "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." -Dr. Seuss
  36. "Life is made of ever so many partings welded together." -Charles Dickens
  37. "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking." -Steve Jobs
  38. "Life is trying things to see if they work." -Ray Bradbury
  39. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -Thomas A. Edison
  40. "The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well." -John D. Rockefeller Jr.
  41. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." -Thomas Jefferson
  42. "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston S. Churchill
  43. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." -Walt Disney
  44. "Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember — the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you." -Zig Ziglar
  45. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." -Henry David Thoreau
  46. "Everything you can imagine is real." -Pablo Picasso
  47. "If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up." -J.M. Power
  48. "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." -Colin Powell
  49. "The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere." -Barack Obama
  50. "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." -Franklin D. Roosevelt
  51. "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." -Herman Melville
  52. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt
  53. "The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same." -Colin R. Davis
  54. "Always remember, your focus determines your reality." -George Lucas
  55. "If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success." -James Cameron
  56. "If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time." -Steve Jobs
  57. "To be successful, you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish." -Michael Jordan
  58. "Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine." -Nikola Tesla
  59. "Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value." -Albert Einstein
  60. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the

great." -John D. Rockefeller 61. "Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today." -Abraham Lincoln 62. "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." -Winston Churchill 63. "When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are." -Oprah Winfrey 64. "If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work." -Thomas J. Watson 65. "If you genuinely want something, don't wait for it — teach yourself to be impatient." -Gurbaksh Chahal 66. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." -Vidal Sassoon 67. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." -Jim Rohn 68. "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." -Alexander Graham Bell 69. "In playing ball, and in life, a person occasionally gets the opportunity to do something great. When that time comes, only two things matter: being prepared to seize the moment and having the courage to take your best swing." -Hank Aaron 70. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." -Wayne Gretzky 71. "Believe you can and you're halfway there." -Theodore Roosevelt 72. "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." -Ralph Waldo Emerson 73. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou 74. "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." -Ayn Rand 75. "Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is." -Vince Lombardi 76. "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford 77. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." -Wayne Gretzky 78. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa 79. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." -Amelia Earhart 80. "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." -Anne Frank 81. "An unexamined life is not worth living." -Socrates 82. "Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear." -George Addair 83. "Dream big and dare to fail." -Norman Vaughan 84. "Courage is grace under pressure." -Ernest Hemingway 85. "It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder 86. "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I'm possible!'" -Audrey Hepburn 87. "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." -Confucius 88. "Don't find fault, find a remedy: anyone can complain." -Henry Ford 89. "A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on". -John F. Kennedy 90. "I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear." -Rosa Parks 91. "I didn't fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." -Benjamin Franklin 92. "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on." -Sheryl Sandberg 93. "With great power comes great responsibility." -Stan Lee 94. "I would rather die of passion than of boredom." -Vincent van Gogh 95. "If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough." -Oprah Winfrey 96. "Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." -Gloria Steinem 97. "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve." -Napoleon Hill 98. "First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end." -Aristotle 99. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover." -Mark Twain 100. "Life is made of ever so many partings welded together." -Charles Dickens

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