Quotes to learn from and teach other

Quotes are made and remembered, not only for those who were there at the time of writing, but for those who will read them for years to come. I have added a few of my own quotes as well for your entertainment. My quotes are in no way as well stated as those before me. However, I hope they will help you on your journey through difficult situations this life brings to all of us. If you don’t see a quote that you think should be added to this list, please email me at []

There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.

John F. Kennedy

Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.

Stephen king

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.

George Burns

The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself.

Aaron Spelling

Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful of your life.

Mark Twain

Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.

Winston Churchill

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.


In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing

Theodore Roosevelt

The best way to get a positive person to achieve something is to tell them they can’t do it. But, on the other hand, if you tell a negative person the same thing, they will quit.

Billy Scaggs

A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind.

Robert Oxton Bolton

Scars are just another kind of memory

M.L Stedman

The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.

David Icke

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Mark Twain

There’s more rewards in leading the crowd, than pleasing it.

T.F. Hodge

Never do anything that you can’t admit doing because if you are that ashamed of whatever it is, it’s probably wrong.

Ashly Lorenzana

Death looks different when you know death is not an end; when we realize that death is a passage of really the most glorious kind.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Your attitude belongs to you and it’s your choice if you want to have a good one.

Joyce Meyer

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can love it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate it and teach it.

Hermann Hesse

Our world is not divided by race, color, gender, or religion. Our world is divided into wise people and fools. And fools divide themselves by race, color, gender, or religion.

Nelson Mandela

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy,  humor and hurt.

Erma Bombeck

Often when you think you’re at the end of something, You’re at the beginning of something else.

Fred Rogers aka “Mr. Rogers”

Why look to the darkness of night when looking at the stars show the light?

Billy Scaggs

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.

Ronald Reagan

I never worry about action but only inaction.

Winston Churchill

If you quit learning from others, you have to live with only the knowledge you have.

Billy Scaggs

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

Knowledge grows exponentially. The more we know, the greater our ability to learn, and the faster we expand our knowledge base.

Dan Brown

You don’t have to be old to be wise, but it helps.

Billy Scaggs

Big mouth don’t make a big man

John Wayne

Sleep with the weight of the world on your shoulders, and you shall give your nightmares fodder on which to feed.

Anthony T. Hincks

We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.

Ronald Reagan

The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.

Maximilien Robespierre

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

Mignon McLaughlin

Whatever you hold in your mind on a constant basis is exactly what you will experience in life.

Tony Robbins

It’s okay to talk to yourself. It’s okay to ask yourself questions. Furthermore, it’s even okay to answer your own questions, but if you catch yourself saying “huh?”, to one of your questions, please seek help.

Billy Scaggs

Leave a Reply