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Famous Quotes Of English literature

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Beauty is truth, truth beauty. John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn
A thing of beauty is a joy forever. John Keats, Endymion
A little learning is a dangerous thing. Alexander Pope, A Little Learning
A single step for man- a giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong
Cowards die many times before their death. William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
Brevity is the soul of wit. William Shakespeare, Hamlet
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. William Shakespeare,
As You Like It
Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
To be or not to be, that is the question. William Shakespeare, Hamlet
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds. Socrates
The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates
If winter comes, can spring be far behind? PB Shelley, Ode to the West Wind
Knowledge is power (scientia potestas est). Thomas Hobbes (sometimes attributed to Sir Francis Bacon)
No man can be wise on an empty stomach. George Eliot
One should eat to live, not live to eat . Benjamin Franklin
Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels. Samuel Johnson
Speech is great but silence is greater. Thomas Carlyle
Government of the people by the people for the people. Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address
Eureka Eureka (I have found it). Archimedes
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism (poem)
Good nature and good sense must ever join, to err is human , to forgive divine. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock
Man is by nature a political animal. Aristotle, Politics
A good friend is another himself. Francis Bacon, Of Friendship
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon
Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant is a mind distress. William Cowper
God made the country, man made the town. William Cowper, God Made the Country
They think too little who talk too much. John Dryden
Superstition is a religion of feeble minded person. Edmund Burke
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Benjamin Franklin
Eat to please thyself but dress to please others. Benjamin Franklin
God is on the side of big battalions. George Bernard Shaw
Justice delayed is justice denied. William Gladstone
Help thyself, and God will help thee. George  Herbert
Liberty consists in doing what one desires. John Stuart Mill
Religion is the opium of the people. Karl Marx
I have a dream that one day this nation will live out the true meaning of its creed that all men are created equal. Martin Luther King
Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven. John Milton
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity. John Milton
Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains. Rousseau