Words matter. These are the best Who Quotes from famous people such as Antisthenes, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Erich Fromm, Abraham Lincoln, Judy Collins, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we’re alive – to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
If I am what I have and if I lose what I have who then am I?
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
You can’t change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you’re thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.
The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.
I am a simple man who comes from a village, and villagers like us speak our mind. Now, in the process, if unknowingly my words came across as disrespectful or insulting, then I am deeply sorry. I don’t want to hurt anyone.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
Genetics play a huge part in who we are. But we also have free will.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
Being brave enough to just be unapologetic for who you are, that’s a goddess.
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief… For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
Because no matter who we are or where we come from, we’re all entitled to the basic human rights of clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and healthy land to call home.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
We have this American president, Obama, born of an African father, who is saying we will not give you aid if you don’t embrace homosexuality. We ask, was he born out of homosexuality? We need continuity in our race, and that comes from the woman, and no to homosexuality.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
I am someone who can’t hold on to negativity or hold on to grudges. I might feel something at a certain point, but I get tired after that. I don’t carry it with me. I forgive and forget very easily, and that’s the only way to be happy and peaceful.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.
My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
The Constitution shall never be construed… to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.
Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They’ve got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Political tags – such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth – are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.
I would say don’t take advice from people like me who have gotten very lucky. We’re very biased. You know, like Taylor Swift telling you to follow your dreams is like a lottery winner telling you, ‘Liquidize your assets; buy Powerball tickets – it works!’
You don’t get what you want in life. You get who you are!
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
Those who play with the devil’s toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Allah is with people who show patience. If you are down in the dumps, Allah will help you if you have belief. But this is a personal thing between you and him. You can’t fool Allah.
Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less.
It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.
The problem is that at a lot of big companies, process becomes a substitute for thinking. You’re encouraged to behave like a little gear in a complex machine. Frankly, it allows you to keep people who aren’t that smart, who aren’t that creative.
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.
He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.