There are some things you learn best in calm,and some in storm.  (Willa Cather)

The greater the state,the more wrong and cruel its patriotism and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded. (Leo Tolstoy)

Don’t make up your mind ”knowing is the end of learning.(Naval Ravikant)  

A lot of people are afraid of heights not me,I’m afraid of widths. (Steven Wright)

Only then a person understands their life,when they in every person sees themselves.

Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.    (Weston H. Agor)

I have always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.         (Lily Tomlin)

“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”-J. K Rowling
“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”-Pablo Picasso
“If you want to be happy, be.”-Leo Tolstoy
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”-Thomas A. Edison
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”-Albert Einstein
“Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.”-Dax Shepard


  • Funny Quotes

Funny Quotes
1. Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
—John Wilmot

2. What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.
—Oscar Levant

3. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
—Oscar Wilde

4. I’ve gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller’s parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her.
—New York City detective

5. When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.
—Norm Crosby

6. Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
—Kurt Vonnegut

7. Just the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
—Carl Sagan

8. My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
—Jean Rostand

9. Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
—Lily Tomlin

10. I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
—Richard Lewis

11. We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.
—Robert Wilensky

12. If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
—Scott Adams

13. If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us.

14. When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it.
—Clarence Darrow

15. Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.
—Cullen Hightower

16. There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
—Cyril Connolly

17. There’s so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?
—Dick Cavett

18. All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.
—H. L. Mencken

19. I don’t mind what Congress does, as long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
—Victor Hugo

20. I took a speed reading course and read ‘War and Peace’ in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
—Woody Allen


The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.

Goldie Hawn

My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself. I don’t use special creams or treatments – I’ll use a little bit of everything. It’s a mistake to think you are what you put on yourself. I believe that a lot of how you look is to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the greatest beauty secret.

Tina Turner

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.      

Woody Allen

       We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are           all different and yet the same.

Anne Frank

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

Henry Ward Beecher

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.

James Dean

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.     

Frank Tyger

Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.

Alan Cohen

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.     

Denis Waitley

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

Andrew Carnegie


Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Anne Frank

Be believing, be happy, don’t get discouraged. Things will work out.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

Talking about someone who makes you happy actually makes you happy.

Elizabeth Scott

Happy is entirely up to you and always has been.

Janette Rallison

If you want to be happy, be.

Leo Tolstoy


The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.     


Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.     

Abraham Lincoln

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.     

Groucho Marx

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.     

Mark Twain

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.

Edith Wharton

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.

Cynthia Nelms

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.     

St. Augustine

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.      

Nathaniel Hawthorne

One of the biggest challenges in trying to be happy right now isn’t that we don’t know how to be happy. It’s mostly that we just don’t do it. We don’t make the time for happiness, for peace, and for overall joy in our life.     

Kumar Anupam

One of the simplest ways to stay happy is by letting go of the things that make you sad.

Tinku Razoria

You can never be really happy if you keep holding to those bad memories which makes you sad.

Anurag Prakash

Happiness is not defined by any circumstance, condition, or person. You need not tie your happiness to anything. The choice to be happy is always yours to make. Make that choice and cultivate a happy spirit.     

Dr Anil Kr Sinha

Happiness is a choice you cannot choose what happens, but you can choose your reaction to it and be Happy.

Author Unknown


Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. Gail Sheehy

Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone. Billy Cox

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin

Nothing happens unless something is moved. Albert Einstein

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor Frankl

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surrounding. Kakuzo Okakura

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. Anais Nin

Lack of emotion causes lack of progress and lack of motivation. Tony Robbins

 Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy 

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. Carol Burnett

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.Dan Millman,

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu

If I am an advocate for anything, it is to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. Anthony Bourdain

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. Alfred North Whitehead

In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety. Abraham Maslow

That is at bottom the only courage that is demanded of us: to have courage for the most strange, the most singular and the most inexplicable that we may encounter. Rainer Maria Rilke

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. William Arthur Ward

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson

People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right. Tony Robbins

After you’ve done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over. Alfred Edward Perlman

When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills. Chinese Proverb

Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change. Thomas Hardy

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. Henri Bergson

If you want to make enemies, try to change something. Woodrow Wilson

All great changes are preceded by chaos. Deepak Chopra

I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. Estée Lauder 


quotes about change intelligence is the ability to adapt to change stephen hawking wisdom quotes

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. Stephen Hawking 

quotes about change how wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world anne frank wisdom quotes

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank 

quotes about change only the wisest and stupidest of men never change confucius wisdom quotes

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. Mother TeresaYou must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma GandhiOpen your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values. Dalai Lama

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. Winston Churchill

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. Winston Churchill

The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. Abraham Lincoln

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. Henry Ford 


Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. Coco Chanel

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso

Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul. Mark Twain

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Me I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions, but laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. Thomas Jefferson

 As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. Thomas Jefferson

I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it. Niccolo Machiavelli

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do. Steve Jobs

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. Robert F. Kennedy

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

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. Barack Obama

The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging. Warren Buffett

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. Charles Darwin

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. Michael Jordan

All of us, every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives. Steven Spielberg

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over. Richard Branson

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berl


family quotes

1. “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”George Bernard Shaw

2. “The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton

 3. “You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.” —Anita Baker

 4. “Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” —Jane Howard

 5. “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” —George Santayana

 6. “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” —Brad Henry

 7. “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” —Anthony Brandt

 8. “Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” —Michael J. Fox

 9. “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” —David Ogden Stiers

 10. “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” —Lee Iacocca

 11. “Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.”Andre Maurois

 12. “The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.” —Marge Kennedy

 13. “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” —Friedrich Nietzsche

 14. “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” —Albert Einstei


“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” 
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.”
– Voltaire

“No one ever finds life worth living – one has to make it worth living.”
– Winston Churchill

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
George Bernard Shaw

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”
– Les Brown

“Today is life–the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.”
– Dale Carnegie

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.”– Alexander Graham Bell

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You can never plan the future by the past.”
– Edmund Burke

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”
Dennis P. Kimbro

“At the end of their lives, people assess how they’ve done not in terms of their income but in terms of their spirit, and I beg you to do the same, even if those who came before sometimes failed to do so.”
– Anna Quindlen

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” 
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” 
– Auguste Rodin

“I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.” 
Thomas Carlyle

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” 
– C.G. Jung

“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” 
– Harold Kushner

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent love protects you from age.”

Jeanne Moreau

“You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.”
– Sam Keen

“The art of love is largely the art of persistence.”
Albert Ellis

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” David Tyson

 “Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” 

Ally Condie

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.”
– Amy Poehler

“Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.”
– Oscar Wilde

“Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.” 
– Miles Franklin

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.”

“Friendship is the most constant, the most enduring the most basic part of love.”
– Ed Cunningham