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Who Said That?

Find quotes from the famous, and the not so famous throughout history. Select an individual to view their quotes:

Nathaniel Hawthorne

No man, for any considerable time, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.

Native American Proverb Minquass Tribe

If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

Norman Cousins

What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.

Norman Vincent Peale

Imagination is the true magic carpet.

Getting people to like you is only the other side of liking them.


The better we feel about ourselves, the fewer times we have to knock somebody else down to feel tall.

Olin Miller

We probably wouldn”t worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.

The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.

A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.

Where we love is home–home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

To have doubted one”s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.

Oprah Winfrey

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Orben Comedy Letter

Middle age is when you begin to wonder who put the quickstand into the hourglass of time.

Oscar Wilde

Misfortunes one can endure–they come from outside; they are accidents. But to suffer for one”s own faults–ah, there is the sting of life.

Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.

Paul Dickson

May you look back on the past with as much pleasure as you look forward to the future.

Paul Sweeney

The joy that is felt at the sight of new-fallen snow is inversely proportional to the age of the beholder.

Paul Tillich

Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone.

Pedro Luis

The result of joining two solitudes will always be a greater solitude.

Persian Proverb

The firside is the tulip bed of a winter day.

Peter Latham

Fortunate, indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.

Peterborough Examiner

In order to maintain a well-balanced perspective, the person who has a dog to worship him should also have a cat to ignore him.