Famous People Quotes

Here are some of the most frequently searched people for quotes, including: authors & writers, philosophers, scientists, spiritual & religious leaders, and more.

Authors & Writers

Dr. Seuss Quotes

American writer and cartoonist famous for his children's books. Dr. Seuss' quotes are enjoyed broadly by children and adults alike.

J. K. Rowling Quotes

British novelist most famous for writing the fantasy Harry Potter books, the best-selling book series in history.

Mark Twain Quotes

American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer. Mark Twain's quotes give keen and witty insight into various aspects of life.

Maya Angelou Quotes

Poet, author, actress, director, and civil rights activist. Maya Angelou is the most popular searched people for quotes.

Shakespeare Quotes

Author, poet and playwright. Shakespeare is legendary in English for his writing. His quoted lines speak to his language mastery.

Winston Churchill Quotes

British politician, statesman and author/writer with a Nobel Prize for Literature. Churchill's quotes reflect his excellence with words.

Philosophers

Aristotle Quotes

Greek philosopher, scientist, student of Socrates, and teacher of Alexander the Great.

Confucius Quotes

Chinese philosopher. His teachings have been influential in China and his quotes have become popular worldwide.

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, writer, and philologist. His work has been profoundly influential.

Plato Quotes

Influential Greek philosopher, student of Socrates, writer, and teacher of Aristotle. Plato's words have become hugely influential.

Socrates Quotes

Greek philosopher and a key founder of Western philosophy. The quotes of Socrates are akin to other ancient authors.

Rumi Quotes

Persian philosopher, theologian, poet, and teacher. Rumi's quotes have their roots in the East yet have universal appeal.

Scientists

Albert Einstein Quotes

Scientist, physicist and cosmologist. The most searched person for quotes today. Known for his succinct words of wisdom.

Isaac Newton Quotes

English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author recognised as one of the most influential mathematicians and scientists ever.

Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Italian Renaissance polymath. Artist, architect, musician, inventor, engineer, scientist, sculptor, and painter.

Marie Curie Quotes

Polish-French physicist and chemist who pioneered research on radioactivity and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

Nikola Tesla Quotes

Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist known for alternating current electricity.

Thomas Edison Quotes

Prolific American inventor and businessman who innovated in electricity, communications, sound recording, and motion pictures.

Spiritual & Religious Leaders

God Quotes

God is regarded as a supreme or superhuman being by certain religions. In the Bible, there are multiple references to God being love, including 1 JOHN 4:8. In the book of Genesis God says, “Let us make man in our image” and so “God created man in his own image”.

Buddha Quotes

Teacher and religious leader. The Buddha lived from 563 to 483 BC. His teachings have helped Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.

Dalai Lama Quotes

The Dalai Lama is a Nobel Peace Prize winner and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. His life philosophy is admired worldwide.

Gandhi Quotes

A pioneer in nonviolent social protest, Gandhi led India to freedom from British rule. He has inspired many others since.

Jesus Quotes

Jesus is the central figure of Christianity, the world's largest religion. His teachings have inspired and been revered worldwide.

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

American minister, Doctor of Theology, and civil rights activist. King's speeches and quotes inspire many around the world.

Mother Teresa Quotes

Catholic Sister and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mother Teresa is renowned for her selfless direct service to the sick and the poor.

More Famous People Quotes

Here are more quoted famous people including actors, actresses, musicians, sport figures and politicians.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

President of the United States, leading America through it's Civil War. Lincoln's studious bookishness helped form the seeds of his greatness.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Quotes

Indian scientist, engineer, and 11th President of India. Kalam's quotation popularity in India is second only to Gandhi.

Audrey Hepburn Quotes

Belgian born English actress, model, dancer and humanitarian during Hollywood's Golden Age. A film and fashion icon.

Billie Eilish Quotes

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell is an American singer and songwriter who collaborates with her brother Finneas.

Bob Marley Quotes

Jamaican singer, guitarist, songwriter, and social activist. Marley's lyrics and messages on life are popular worldwide.

Bruce Lee Quotes

Chinese American actor and famous martial artist. Searched for quotes on his philosophy and unique martial arts approach.

C. S. Lewis Quotes

Irish author, scholar and Christian essayist. Famous for his children's fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia.

Drake Quotes

Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. Drake is one of the most popular musicians alive today.

Eminem Quotes

Marshall Bruce Mathers III is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes

American actress, singer, model, and one of the most famous Hollywood icons ever. Monroe's quotes reflect her vibrant personality.

Muhammad Ali Quotes

American boxer and Heavyweight Champion. Ali is known for his bold and audacious words making him famously quotable.

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Political activist and first black president of South Africa. Mandela's quotes inspire and attest to the strength of the human spirit.

Nicki Minaj Quotes

Trinidadian-born rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and known as the "Queen of Rap" who is recognized for her musical artistry.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Irish essayist, novelist, playwright and poet. Oscar Wilde's often humorous quotes inspire many to live more bravely.

Steve Jobs Quotes

Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc. and Pixar Animation Studios. Jobs was a business leader in computers and entertainment.

Tupac Shakur Quotes

Stage name 2pac, was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor and one of the most influential rappers of all time.

Walt Disney Quotes

American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, and animator. Disney's quotes are highly sought after.

Yogi Berra Quotes

American baseball player, manager and member of Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame. Berra is known for his witty quotes.

Adolf Hitler quotes

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