25 Highly Thought Provoking Quotes That Make You Go “Hmmmmmm…”

I’ve been collecting my favorite quotes and compiling them for quite some time. Anytime I’ve come across one that’s really made me ponder, I’ve added it to my quotes collection.

I’ve always especially enjoyed the ones that really have made me pause and have given me some food for thought. I take a really close look at how I can apply the wisdom to my life. I truly recommend you take check out this list and I challenge you to not find one that has a profound impact on you.

In amongst some of these gems you’ll find some quotes by one particular name that may stand out from the rest. 😉

“Life is not about riches, but enrichment.”

– Amit Sodha 😉

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”

– Jim Rohn

“Strength does not come from winning.Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

– Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

– Elbert Hubbard

“Good judgement comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgement.”

Rita Mae Brown

“The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”

Proust

“We make a living from what we get; we make a life by what we give.”

– Winston Churchill

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is a little ‘extra’.”

– Jimmy Johnson

If you didn’t know your age, how old would you be?

– Author Unknown

“Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.”

– Unknown Author

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”

– William Arthur Ward

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”

– Michael Althsuler

“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.”

– Grace Hansen

“‘Dream as if you’ll live forever; live as if you’ll die today!”

– James Dean

“Dreams are not those which are seen while you’re sleeping. Dreams are those which don’t let you sleep.”

– Dr Abdul Kalam

“If you’ve agreed with everything that I’ve said at the end of this lecture then I’ve failed miserably.”

– John Chamblers

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”

– Bob Marley

“Greatness is not measured by numbers.”

– Amit Sodha 😉

“No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.”

– Taoist Proverb

“I don’t count the days, I make the days count!”

– Muhammad Ali

“The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest.”

– Bruce Lee

“You can’t control the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

– John Kabat Zinn

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”

George Bernard Shaw

“Being busy doesn’t make you special. Everyone is busy. It’s those that make time who are the most unique and special”

– Amit Sodha

😉

Which quote had an impact on you and made you think?

23 Responses

  1. skittles234 says:

    i love this one:

    “Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.”

    – Unknown Author

    Here’s a couple from me:

    “People don’t really hate you…. They hate themselves because you’re a reflection of what they wanna be….”

    – Anon

    “Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of our heart.”

    – Me 😀

    • Amit Sodha says:

      I like your one! You know me, anything to do with bringing more laughter into peoples lives defintely gets my thumbs up! I also like that other one and might add into a couple of my articles I’ve written about haters. 🙂

  2. skittles234 says:

    Another favourite from your blog, Amit, is:

    “Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.”

    – Unknown Author

  3. farouk says:

    they are very interesting
    thanks Amit 🙂

  4. I love it! I was about to say that you nailed me with the first quote, only for me to realise that it was in fact you that wrote it! Great little list, very inspirational indeed.

  5. Michele says:

    I love the quote in the photo by Jimi Hendrix. I’ve heard it before but never knew who said it. That is the one that spoke to me the most.
    Also, The quote by George Bernard Shaw is hanging by my computer. Playing does seem keep me young!
    Thanks for the compilation.

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