Leo Tolstoy

Encouraging Quotes by Leo Tolstoy

Encouraging Quotes by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.” “He stepped…

John F Kennedy

Encouraging Quotes by John F. Kennedy

Encouraging Quotes by the 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” “Democracy and defense are not substitutes for one another. Either alone will fail.” “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” “I would rather be accused of breaking precedents than breaking promises.” “If we cannot…

Richard Nixon

Encouraging Quotes by Richard Nixon

Encouraging Quotes by the 37th President of the United States “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.” “The Cold War isn’t thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn’t sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting.” “Well, I screwed it up real good, didn’t I?” “You must pursue this investigation of Watergate…

Nick Offerman

Encouraging Quotes by Nick Offerman

Encouraging Quotes by the Parks & Recreation star Nick Offerman “You know, it’s hard to beat bacon at anytime of day. But I also am a big fan of corned beef hash.” “If you’re an original thinker, you are going get told ‘no’ a lot, and you have to be able to hear ‘no’ many times from the bankers and trust that at some point, someone is going to recognize…

George W Bush

Encouraging Quotes by George W. Bush

Encouraging quotes by the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush “Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.” “On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are…

Robin Williams

Encouraging Quotes by Robin Williams

Encouraging Quotes by Good Will Hunting Star Robin Williams “You’re only given a little spark of madness, you mustn’t lose it” “If it’s the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?” “Some people say Jesus wasn’t Jewish. Of course he was Jewish! Thirty years old, single, lives with his parents, come on. He works in his father’s business, his mom thought he was God’s gift, he’s Jewish. Give…

Chris Rock

Encouraging Quotes by Chris Rock

Encouraging quotes the by the two time Emmy award winning actor and comedian Chris Rock “Everyone has favorite criminals. Mine are pimps. We can all rob a bank; we can all sell drugs. Being a pimp is a whole other thing.” “Karaoke isn’t fair when you’re a comedian. The whole idea is to get people laughing and enjoying themselves, and I’m a professional funny guy.” “You can only offend me…


Encouraging Quotes by Confucius

Encouraging Quotes by the Chinese teacher & philosopher Confucius “Of all that Heaven produces and nourishes, there is none so great as man.” “Ceremonies are the first thing to be attended to in the practice of government.” “From the loving example of one family a whole State may become loving, and from its courtesies, courteous; while from the ambition and perverseness of the one man the whole State may be…

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