We have collected some samples of the Pearls of Wisdom from notable figures.  If you have more to share with us, please submit to us.

Jesus Quotes

Jesus Quotes Jesus of Nazareth (8–2 BC – 29–36 AD), also known as Jesus Christ, Yeshua, Yasuo, and Isa, is the central figure of Christianity, a philosopher, teacher. He is the Messiah of ultimate salvation and Son of God by followers of Christian traditions. Manichaeans, Gnostics, Muslims, Bahá’ís, and others have...

Prophet Muhammad Quotes

Prophet Muhammad Quotes Prophet Muhammad (‎‫‬‎محمد; c. 570 – 8 June 632; full name: Muhammad Ibn `Abd Allāh Ibn `Abd al-Muttalib) is the central figure of Islam. Muslim beliefs assert that he is the Seal of the Prophets and is Rasool Allah (“Messenger of God”). Archaic spellings of his name in English include: Mohammed, Muhammed, and Mahomet. See...

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nelson Mandela Quotes Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. ♦     ♦     ♦ To be free is not...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (15 January 1929 – 4 April 1968) was an American Baptist minister, doctor, civil rights activist, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize of 1964. He was the husband of Coretta Scott King, and father of Yolanda King and Martin Luther King III. ♦    ♦    ♦ Inspirational We are not makers...

Buddha Quotes

Buddha Quotes Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, Siddhattha Gotama was a teacher and religious leader. “Buddha“, meaning awakened one or enlightened one is a title, not a name. Shakyamuni Buddha, whose original name was Gautama, was the founder of Buddhism. Surely if living creatures saw the results of all their evil deeds, they would turn away from them in disgust....

Rumi Quotes

Rumi Quotes Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, also known as Mevlânâ – Mawlānā (مولانا, “our master”),  and more popularly simply as Rumi was a 13th-century poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. Rumi‘s influenceRumi Quotes transcends national borders and ethnic divisions: Iranians, Tajiks, Turks, Greeks, Pashtuns, other Central Asian Muslims, and the...

Octavio Paz Quotes

Octavio Paz Quotes Octavio Paz Lozano was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1982 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature (“for impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.”) ♦    ♦    ♦ Art...

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes Rabindranath Tagore (Robindronath Thakur, 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), also known by his pen name Bhanu Singha Thakur (Bhonita), and also known by his sobriquets Gurudev, Kabiguru, and Biswakabi, was a polymath, poet, musician, and artist from the Indian subcontinent.  ♦    ♦    ♦ The question why there is evil in existence is the...

Victor Hugo Quotes

Victor Hugo Quotes Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables ♦    ♦   ...

Oprah Winfrey Quotes 

Oprah Winfrey Quotes Oprah Gail Winfrey (January 29, 1954) is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show. ♦     ♦    ♦ If you do the work that you love, and the work fulfills you,...

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

Kahlil Gibran Quotes Gibran Khalil Gibran (1883 – 1931), usually referred to in English as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected this title in his lifetime Vain are the beliefs and teachings that make man miserable, and false is the goodness that leads him into sorrow and despair, for it is man’s purpose to be happy on this earth and...

Plato’s Quotes

Plato’s Quotes At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. -Plato I would teach the children music, physics and philosophy, but the most important is music, for in the patterns of the arts are the keys to all learning. -Plato No one is more hated than he who speaks...

Muhammad Ali’s Quotes

Muhammad Ali’s Quotes Don’t count the days, make the days count. -Muhammad Ali Superman don’t need no seat belt. Comment to a flight attendant, who replied: “Superman don’t need no airplane, either.” -Muhammad Ali He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. -Muhammad Ali God...

Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Winston Churchill There is no such thing as a good tax. -Winston Churchill Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be...

Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain Quotes If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. – Mark Twain Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect). – Mark Twain The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who...

Epicurus Quotes

Epicurus Quotes Epicurus (341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher who founded a highly influential school of philosophy now called Epicureanism. For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by ataraxia—peace and freedom from fear—and aponia—the absence of pain—and by living a self-sufficient life surrounded by...

Albert Einstein’s Quotes From His Official Web Sites

Albert Einstein’s Quotes Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. – Albert Einstein, Quoted in interview by G.S. Viereck , October 26,1929. Reprinted in Glimpses of the Great (1930). Why is it that nobody understands me, yet everybody likes me? – Albert Einstein —...

Albert Einstein’s Quotes

Albert Einstein’s Quotes Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.  ♦     ♦     ♦...

Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein Quotes on Subjects

Albert Einstein Quotes on Subjects Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.  On Himself When...

Mohandas Gandhi Quotes

Mohandas Gandhi Quotes Mahatma Karamchand Gandhi was a paragon of virtue, an icon of iconoclasm. He was the type of person who took the world for what it was, took inventory of his own personal power, and then did his absolute best to be the change he wished to see in...

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