100+ Selected Best Quotes Ever – Part II


What a great way to end the week, this morning we have decided to bring another collection of greatest quotes that will challenge, motivate and inspire you to be the best you can be, these are not just any quotes but are selected quotes drawn from different aspects of life from some of the greatest men and women that has ever lived. Feel free to post in the comments below if you’ve heard another version of one of any of these, better still, why not share some of your own favorite inspirational and motivational quotes?

See Also: 100+ Selected Greatest Quotes Ever – Part I

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100+ Selected Greatest Quotes Ever


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever on Happiness:

53. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

Thomas Jefferson

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

Abraham Lincoln

55. “Happiness is a butterfly which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

– Nathaniel Hawthorne

56. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.”

– Mark Twain

57. “It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.”

– Dalai Lama

58. “Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.”

– Storm Jameson

59. “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.”

– Robert Frost

60. “Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever on Humour:

61. “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

– Oscar Wilde 

62. “Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.”

– Christopher Morely

63. “Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it.”

– Salma Hayek

64. “The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful.”

– Kurt Vonnegut

65. “Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.”

– E.B. White

66. “I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.”

– Frank Howard Clark


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever on Love:

67. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

– Robert Heinlein

68. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”

– Aristotle

69. “Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

– Elizabeth Browning

70. “Love is friendship, set on fire.”

– Jeremy Taylor

71. “Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.”

– Maya Angelou

72. “Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself.”

– Jean Anouilh

73. “Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.”

– Amy Bloom

74. “Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.”

– Lord Byron

75. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever on Money:

76. “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”

– Warren Buffet

77. “Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.”

– Zig Ziglar

78. “Time is money.”

– Benjamin Franklin

79. “The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.”

– Edith Wharton

80. “I think that much of the advice given to young men about saving money is wrong. I never saved a cent until I was forty years old. I invested in myself – in study, in mastering my tools, in preparation. Many a man who is putting a few dollars a week into the bank would do much better to put it into himself.”

– Henry Ford

81. “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

– Mark Twain

82. “Money won’t create success. The freedom to make it will.”

– Nelson Mandela


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever about Peace:

83. “Peace begins with a smile.”

– Mother Teresa

84. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

– Albert Einstein

85. “If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.”

– Moshe Dayan

86. “Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.”

– Dalai Lama

87. “Peace is its own reward.”

– Mohandas Gandhi

88. “The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru

89. “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever about Politics:

90. “Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it.”

– Thomas Jefferson

91. “I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.”

– Charles De Gaulle


Here are some of our Selected Greatest Quotes Ever about Politics:

92. “New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.”

– Herbert Hoover

93. “Science is simply common sense at its best. That is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.”

– Thomas Huxley

94. “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.”

– Charles Darwin

95. “Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.”

– Bertrand Russell

96. “Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.”

– George Bernard Shaw

97. “However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible.”

– Lewis Mumford

98. “There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.”

– Hippocrates

99. “The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.”

– Sir William Bragg

100. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”

– Isaac Asimov

101. “I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.”

– Marie Curie

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