Some Useful Quotations

A

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931 – 2015) 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) 16th President of the United States.

Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) German-born theoretical physicist.

Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744) an 18th-century English poet.

B

B. R. Ambedkar (1891 – 1956) an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Booker T. Washington (1856 – 1915) an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States.

Bruce Lee (1940 – 1973) Hong Kong American martial artist, actor, philosopher, filmmaker, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do.

C

Charlie Chaplin (1889 – 1977) an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film.

D

E

Edward Gibbon (1737 – 1794) an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament.

F

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount (1561 - 1626) an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author.

G

Gautama Buddha was an ascetic and sage,on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

George Washington (1732 – 1799) an American soldier, statesman and the first President of the United States.

H

I

J

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) a German writer, statesman and poet.

John Keats (1795 - 1821) an English Romantic poet.

John Milton (1608 - 1674) an English poet, polemicist, man of letters and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.

Joseph Joubert (1754 – 1824) was a French moralist and essayist.

K

Karl Marx (1818 – 1883) a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist.

L

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 – 1762) an English aristocrat, letter writer and poet.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888) an American novelist and poet.

M

Malcolm X (1925 – 1965) African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist.

Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) Catholic missionary nun and charity worker.

N

Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013) South African President, anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist.

Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) Designer of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.

O

P

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) one of the major English Romantic poets.

Q

R

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) an American essayist, lecturer, and poet.

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

S

Samuel Smiles (1812 – 1904), was a Scottish author and government reformer who campaigned on a Chartist platform.

Sir Richard Steele (1672 – 1729) was an Irish writer and politician.

Sir William Temple, 1st Baronet (1628 - 1699) an English statesman and essayist.

Socrates was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher.

Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011) American information technology entrepreneur and inventor.

Swami Vivekananda (1863 – 1902) An Indian Hindu monk.

T

Thomas Carlyle (1795 – 1881) a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher.

Thomas Gray (1716 – 1771) an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar and professor.

U

V

Victor Hugo (1802 – 1885) a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.

W

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) English poet, playwright, and actor.

William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850) Major English Romantic poet.

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