The Great Quote Collection!

Here you will find everything from fun, imaginative, wise and memorable quotes to proverb from all over the world. All these quotes and proverbs are categorized and are in English.

Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'

I think when I started to write 'The Mysterious Benedict Society' that I had that kind of thing in mind - the notion of having to be able to solve puzzles and riddles because enormous stakes rode upon your ability to do that.

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

Words played an important part in my growing up. Not only the written word... but words that flew through the air: jokes, riddles, puns.

The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

A lot of the lyrics I write involve images that just swing the song in a way that feels really good to me and there isn't a literal explanation. They're not riddles for the listener to solve.

A day without laughter is a day wasted.

Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.