100 one liner quotes that should be on billboards around the world


  1. Don’t count the days, make the days count. - Mohammad Ali
  2. All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone. - Blaise pascal
  3. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. – Babe Ruth
  4. Years of love have been forgot, in the fever of a minute - Edgar Allan Poe
  5. And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good - John Steinbeck
  6. The best revenge is massive success. – Frank Sinatra
  7. You cannot conquer a free man. The most you can do is kill him. - Robert Heinlein
  8. In order to write about life first you must live it. - Ernest Hemingway
  9. Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  10. A ship is safe in a harbor. But thats not what ships are for. - Unknown
  11. Confidence is quiet. Insecurities are loud. - Unknown
  12. Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb
  13. Beware the fury of a patient man - John Dryden
  14. If thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee. - Nietzsche
  15. Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. — Kobe Bryant
  16. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. – Babe Ruth
  17. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. —Dr. Seuss
  18. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. —Michael Jordan
  19. Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. – Sholom Aleichem
  20. If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. - James Cameron
  21. I think the biggest thrill in life is to have a dream or imagine something and then get to see it be real. There’s nothing like that. –Francis Ford Coppola
  22. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson
  23. I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. - Langston Hughes
  24. There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. – Aristotle
  25. Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. - Langston Hughes
  26. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. - James Baldwin
  27. Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. - Oprah Winfrey
  28. The future is purchased by the present.
  29. It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old. They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams. – Gabriel García Márquez
  30. One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you. – Johnny Depp
  31. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. –Confucius
  32. The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there. - Vince Lombardi
  33. The fight is won or lost far away from the witnesses, behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. - Mohammad Ali
  34. Some people die at age 25, but aren’t buried until 75. - Ben Franklin
  35. Action expresses priorities - Gandhi
  36. Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. - Henry David Thoreau
  37. Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin
  38. The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. - Stephen McCranie
  39. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt
  40. A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. - Greek proverb
  41. It takes a life to learn how to live.
  42. If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. – Latin Proverb
  43. The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
  44. Too often we… enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. - John F. Kennedy
  45. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul. - William Ernest Henley
  46. Give a man a mask and he will show you his true face. - Oscar Wilde
  47. If you wait for something, all that happens is that you get older. - Mario Andretti.
  48. Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
  49. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default. - J.K. Rowling
  50. The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth - African proverb
  51. You can beat 40 scholars with one fact, but you can’t beat one idiot with 40 facts. - Mevlana
  52. The result is irrelevant because the effort was there. - Félix Lengyel
  53. Once you carry your own water, you will learn the value of every drop - African Proverb
  54. Man is quite insane. He wouldn’t know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen. — Michel de Montaigne
  55. May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. – Nelson Mandela
  56. You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
  57. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. - Wayne Gretzky
  58. We judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions - Stephen Covey
  59. Give me 6 hours to chop a tree, I will spend the first 4 sharpening my axe. - Abraham Lincoln
  60. It is the mark of an educated mind, to entertain a thought without accepting it - Aristotle
  61. Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
  62. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. - Friedrich Nietzsche
  63. The doer alone learneth. - Friedrich Nietzsche
  64. Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it. - Albert Camus
  65. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford
  66. I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build. - Ayn Rand
  67. The secret of success is constancy to purpose. - Benjamin Disraeli
  68. The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell
  69. I have always believed that process is more important than results. - MS Dhoni
  70. The empty vessel makes the loudest sound. - Plato
  71. And still, I rise. – Maya Angelou
  72. As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. - Leonardo da Vinci
  73. It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy
  74. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  75. I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. - Oscar Wilde
  76. Whatever causes night in our souls may leave stars. - Victor Hugo
  77. It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln
  78. There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. – Roger Staubach
  79. Simplicity is the glory of expression. - Walt Whitman
  80. Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. - Unknown
  81. Complexity is the enemy of execution. - Tony Robbins
  82. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. ― Confucius.
  83. A man cannot build a reputation on what he is going to do. - Henry Ford
  84. He who angers you, controls you.
  85. Every lie has an expiration date.
  86. Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it. ― Vincent van Gogh
  87. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ― Oscar Wilde
  88. This too shall pass - Persian adage
  89. ‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
  90. We have two lives; the second begins when we realise we only have one. - Confucius
  91. When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at something, they’ll tell you. ― Walter Payton
  92. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do – Mark Twain
  93. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou
  94. Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn
  95. The secret of happiness, you see is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. - Socrates
  96. Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder. — Henry David Thoreau
  97. I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying. — Shawshank Redemption
  98. Find people who will make you better. — Michelle Obama
  99. The fire that warms can also consume us, It’s not the fault of the fire.- Swami Vivekananda
  100. One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings. - Diogenes Laërtius


"The empty vessel makes the loudest sound. - Plato"