Interesting quotes from different people

A list created by: Lee Sonogan

Google defines a quote being a repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person).In a quote, there is a message behind it and are used to some up your points or used in writing.


  • “Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Heres Tom with the Weather.”
    ― Bill Hicks
  • “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
    ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”
    ― Gautama Buddha
  • “Insanity is coasting through life in a miserable existence when you have a caged lion locked inside and the key to release it.”
    ― Morgan Freeman
  • “Some people see things that are and ask, Why?
    Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not?
    Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that.”
    ― George Carlin
  • “I’ve always thought of the sky as, like, an open canvas. When I was a kid and I looked at the sky, I always remember being able to daydream, just looking at the sky, being creative, being able to design things. What would happen if we had no sky? Where would we be? Well, obviously, scientifically, without an atmosphere, we’d all be dead.”
    ― Serj Tankian
  • “Rebel children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory.”
    ― Russell Brand
  • “We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically.”
    ― Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • “To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click ‘I agree’.”
    ― Bill Maher
  • “When someone comes along and expresses him or herself as freely as they think, people flock to it. They enjoy it.”
    ― Joe Rogan
  • “Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”
    ― George Orwell, 1984
  • “One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…..Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist”
    ― Stephen Hawking
  • “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”
    ― Nikola Tesla
  • “I don’t believe that consciousness is generated by the brain. I believe that the brain is more of a reciever of consciousness.”
    ― Graham Hancock
  • “It seems to me that they only seem to mention things in the Bible that are within a 5 mile radius of the guy writing it.”
    ― Jim Jefferies
  • “Science seeks the truth. And it does not discriminate. For better or worse it finds things out. Science is humble. It knows what it knows and it knows what it doesn’t know. It bases its conclusions and beliefs on hard evidence -­- evidence that is constantly updated and upgraded. It doesn’t get offended when new facts come along. It embraces the body of knowledge. It doesn’t hold on to medieval practices because they are tradition.”
    ― Ricky Gervais
  • “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”
    ― Bill Gates
  • “If the rules are such that you can’t make progress, then you have to fight the rules.”
    ― Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk: Inventing the Future
  • “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”
    ― Carl Sagan, Cosmos
  • “Heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he’s depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead is vague and uncertain. Doctor says, “Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up.” Man bursts into tears. Says, “But doctor…I am Pagliacci.”
    ― Alan Moore, Watchmen
  • “You are an explorer, and you represent our species, and the greatest good you can do is to bring back a new idea, because our world is endangered by the absence of good ideas. Our world is in crisis because of the absence of consciousness.”
    ― Terence McKenna
  • “According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.”
    ― Plato, The Symposium
  • “Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”
    ― Aristotle
  • “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” [These words are also inscribed upon his grave]
    ― Karl Marx, Eleven Theses on Feuerbach
  • “Success in fighting means not coming at your opponent the way he wants to fight you.”
    ― John Locke, Vegas Moon
  • “Principles for the Development of a Complete Mind: Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses- especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”
    ― Leonardo da Vinci
  • “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
    ― Albert Einstein
  • “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu
  • “To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
  • “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Dr. Robert Schuller
  • “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Teddy Roosevelt

Hope these speeches/words left you speechless. Haha, words.

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