Top 20 Illustrious Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Illustrious Quotes from famous people such as Martin Van Buren, Edmond About, Donald Sinden, Bobby Deol, Paul Pierce, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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On receiving from the people the sacred trust twice confided on my illustrious predecessor, and which he has discharged so faithfully and so well, I know that I can not expect to perform the arduous task with equal ability and success.
Martin Van Buren
I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.
Edmond About
Whatever part I’m playing, I always carry with me something that’s been used by an illustrious predecessor. I’m a great believer in a touching of hands. I have daggers belonging to Henry Irving and Sarah Siddons.
Donald Sinden
I’m lucky to have such an illustrious family. We love each other and have immense respect for each other.
Bobby Deol
I think I’ve had an illustrious career.
Paul Pierce
I’m a different person who’s not my father or my mother. I want to be treated differently from them. I am myself, Twinkle Khanna. I am proud of being the daughter of such illustrious parents, but I would not like to be compared with them time and again.
Twinkle Khanna
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I was born to an illustrious family in Hyderabad.
Aditi Rao Hydari
My illustrious lordship, I’ll show you what a woman can do.
Artemisia Gentileschi
As an overruling providence may succeed our wishes, let us rear an offspring in every respect worthy to fill the most illustrious stations of their predecessors.
Deborah Sampson
We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
Paul Cezanne
I’m always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it’s far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.
Adam Baldwin
The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato – the best part under ground.
Thomas Overbury
My husband John Thaw worked with many directors, some of whom cut their teeth working on the ‘Sweeney,’ ‘Kavanagh QC’ and ‘Morse’ before going on to illustrious careers.
Sheila Hancock
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
Benazir Bhutto
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
Joseph Addison
I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men… in receiving from the people the sacred trust confided to my illustrious predecessor.
Martin Van Buren
Illustrious acts high raptures do infuse, And every conqueror creates a muse.
Edmund Waller
I come from a very illustrious line of divorces. We love to get divorced in my family. My mother and father have been married four times each – eight ceremonies with the best of intentions.
Joshua Ferris