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The greatest quotations by the most perceptive individuals in history,
most notably the Mystics.


A » Description Life Top 10
Abraham Lincoln American President 1809 - 1865
Top quotes by Abraham Lincoln
Albert Camus French author, journalist and philosopher 1913 - 1960  
Aldous Huxley English Writer 1894 - 1963
Alexandre Dumas French Writer 1802 - 1870
Top quotes by Alexandre Dumas
Alice Walker American Author and Poet 1944
Angelus Silesius German Christian Mystic and Poet 1624 - 1677
Anne Frank Jewish Diarist 1929 - 1945
Antoine de Saint-Exupery French Writer and Poet 1900 - 1944
Top quotes by Exupery
Aristotle Greek Philosopher 384 BCE - 322 BCE
Top quotes by Aristotle
Arthur C. Clarke British Author and Inventor 1917 - 2008
Top quotes by Arthur C. Clarke
     

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Baruch Spinoza Dutch Philosopher 1632 - 1677
Top quotes by Baruch Spinoza
Benjamin Disraeli British Statesman and Writer 1804 - 1881
Benjamin Franklin American Polymath 1706 - 1790
Bertrand Russell British Philosopher 1872 - 1970
Blaise Pascal French Philosopher and Scientist 1623 - 1662
Bob Dylan American Musician and Poet 1941
Top quotes by Bob Dylan
Bob Marley Jamaican Musician 1945 - 1981
Top quotes by Bob Marley
Boethius Roman Philosopher 480 - 525
Brother Lawrence French Laybrother and Mystic 1614 - 1691
Buddha Indian/Nepalese Sage, Master and Mystic 563 BCE - 483 BCE
     

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C. S. Lewis British Novelist and Writer 1898 - 1963
Top quotes by C. S. Lewis
Carl Jung Swiss Psychiatrist and Philosopher 1875 - 1961
Carl Sagan American Scientist and Author 1934 - 1996
Carl Sandburg American Writer 1878 - 1967
Catherine of Genoa Christian Mystic Saint 1447 - 1510
Chanakya Indian Politician 370 BCE - 283 BCE
Charles Darwin English Scientist 1809 - 1882
Top quotes by Charles Darwin
Charles Dickens English Author and Writer 1812 - 1870
Top quotes by Charles Dickens
Christopher Hitchens English-American Writer and Journalist 1949
Cicero Roman Philosopher, Orator and Politician 106 BCE - 43 BCE
     

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D. H. Lawrence English Novelist, Poet and Writer 1885 - 1930
Dalai Lama Buddhist Spiritual Leader 1935
Dale Carnegie American Writer 1888 - 1955
Daniel Defoe English Writer and Journalist 1660 - 1731
Top quotes by Daniel Defoe
David Hume Scottish Philosopher, Historian and Writer 1711 - 1776
Top quotes by David Hume
Denis Diderot French Philosopher and Writer 1713 - 1784
Top quotes by Denis Diderot
Desiderius Erasmus Dutch Humanist and Theologian 1466 - 1536
Top quotes by Desiderius Erasmus
Diogenes of Sinope Ancient Greek Ascetic Philosopher 412 BCE - 323 BCE
Dr. Seuss American Writer and Poet 1904 - 1991
Dwight D. Eisenhower American President 1890 - 1969
     

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Edgar Allan Poe American Poet and Writer 1809 - 1849
Top quotes by Edgar Allan Poe
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Swiss Psychiatrist and Author 1926 - 2004
Top quotes by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Emanuel Swedenborg Swedish Christian Mystic and Theologian 1688 - 1772
Emily Dickinson American Poet and Writer 1830 - 1886
Top quotes by Emily Dickinson
Empedocles Greek Philosopher and Sage 490 BCE - 430 BCE
Epictetus Greek Philosopher 55 - 135
Top quotes by Epictetus
Epicurus Greek Philosopher 341 BCE - 270 BCE
Top quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
Eliphas Lévi French Ceremonial Magician, Mystic and Author 1810 - 1875
Euripides Greek Writer 480 BCE - 406 BCE
Top quotes by Euripides
Evagrius Ponticus Christian Mystic, Monk and Ascetic 345 - 399
     

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F. Scott Fitzgerald American Novelist and Writer 1896 - 1940
Florence Nightingale English Nurse and Writer 1820 - 1910
Francis Bacon English Philosopher, Scientist, Statesman and Writer 1561 - 1626
Frank Lloyd Wright American Architect and Writer 1867 - 1959
Francis of Assisi Italian Christian Mystic and Friar 12-13th century
Franz Kafka Austrian-Hungarian Novelist 1883 - 1924
Frederick Douglass American Writer, Statesman and Orator 1818 - 1895
Friedrich Nietzche German Philosopher, Writer and Poet 1844 - 1900  
Friedrich Schiller German Philosopher, Writer and Poet 1759 - 1805
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Russian Novelist and Writer 1821 - 1881
Top quotes by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
     

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Colombian Writer and Novelist 1927 - 2014
Galileo Galilei Italian Astronomer and Scientist 1564 - 1642  
George Orwell English Author and Journalist 1903 - 1950  
George Santayana Spanish-American Philosopher, Poet and Writer 1863 - 1952
Gertrude Stein American Writer and Poet 1874 - 1946
Giordano Bruno Italian Philosopher Mystic and Scientist 1548 - 1600
Goethe German Polymath 1749 - 1832
Gregory of Nyssa Christian Mystic Theologian and Bishop 335 - 395  
Groucho Marx American Comedian and Actor 1890 - 1977  
Gustave Flaubert French Novelist and Writer 1821 - 1880
     

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H. G. Wells English Author and Historian 1866 - 1946
Top quotes by H. G. Wells
H. L. Mencken American Writer and Journalist 1880 - 1956  
Hafez Persian Mystic Poet 1325 - 1389  
Hegel German Philosopher 1770 - 1831  
Helen Keller American Author, Activist and Educator 1880 - 1968
Top quotes by Helen Keller
Henry David Thoreau American Author, Poet and Philosopher 1817 - 1862  
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American Poet and Educator 1807 - 1882
Top quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hermes Trismegistus Egyptian Sage, Mystic and Prohpet Unknown  
Heraclitus Greek Mystic and Philosopher 6th-5th century BCE
Hildegard of Bingen Christian Mystic and Polymath 1098 - 1179  
     

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Ignatius of Loyola Spanish Priest and Theologian 1491 - 1556  
Immanuel Kant German Philosopher 1724 - 1804
Top quotes by Immanuel Kant
Isaac Asimov American Author and Writer 1920 - 1992
Top quotes by Isaac Asimov
Isaac Newton English Scientist and Philosopher 1642 - 1727  
Isocrates Greek Rhetorician and Orator 436 BCE - 338 BCE
Top quotes by Isocrates
     

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J. K. Rowling British Author 1965
J. R. R. Tolkien English Writer and Poet 1892 - 1973
Top quotes by J. R. R. Tolkien
Jakob Böhme German Mystic 1575 - 1624  
Jane Austen English Novelist 1775 - 1817  
Jean Paul Sartre French Philosopher and Writer 1905 - 1980  
Jesus of Nazareth Mystic and Prophet 1th Century  
Jeanne Guyon French Mystic 1648 - 1717  
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German Polymath 1749 - 1832
John of the Cross Spanish Christian Mystic 1542 - 1591  
John Keats English Poet 1795 - 1821  
Julian of Norwich English Christian Mystic 1342 - 1416  
     

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Kabir Indian Mystic, Poet and Weaver 15th Century  
Karl Marx German Philosopher and Sociologist 1818 - 1883  
Khalil Gibran Lebanese Mystic Poet, Artist and Writer 1883 - 1931  
Knut Hamsun Norwegian Author 1859 - 1952  
Kurt Cobain American Musician 1967 - 1994  
     

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Langston Hughes
American Poet, Novelist and Writer 1902 - 1967  
Lao Tzu
Chinese Mystic & Sage    
Leo Buscaglia
American Speaker and Author 1924 - 1998
Top quotes by Leo Buscaglia
Leo Tolstoy
Russian Novelist and Writer 1828 - 1910
Top quotes by Leo Tolstoy
Leon Trotsky
Russian Politician 1879 - 1940  
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian Polymath 1452 - 1519  
Lewis Carroll
English Author and Mathematician 1832 - 1898  
Louis L'Amour
American Author and Novelist 1908 - 1988  
Lucretius
Roman Poet and Philosopher 99 BCE - 55 BCE
Top quotes by Lucretius
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Austrian-British Philosopher 1889 - 1951  
     

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Marcus Aurelius
Roman Emperor and Philosopher 121 - 180  
Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman Philosopher, Orator and Politician 106 BCE - 43 BCE
Marsilio Ficino Italian Mystic Theologian and Philosopher 1433 - 1499
Martin Luther King American Leader and Clergyman 1929 - 1968  
Maya Angelou American Author and Poet 1924  
Mechthild of Magdeburg
German Christian Mystic 1210 - 1282  
Meister Eckhart
German Mystic and Theologian 1260 - 1328  
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish Novelist, Playwright and Poet 1547 - 1616  
Miguel de Molinos
Spanish Christian Mystic 1628 - 1696  
Miyamoto Musashi
Japanese Swordsman and Philosopher 1584 - 1646  
     

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Napoleon Bonaparte
French Leader 1769 - 1821  
Napoleon Hill
American Author 1883 - 1970  
Nathaniel Hawthorne American Novelist and Writer 1804 - 1864  
Neil deGrasse Tyson
American Scientist and Astrophysicist 1958  
Nelson Mandela South African President and Activist 1918  
Niccolo Machiavelli Italian Historian, Diplomat and Political Philosopher 1469 - 1527  
Nikola Tesla Serbian Inventor and Scientist 1856 - 1943  
Noam Chomsky American Linguist, Activist and Philosopher 1928  
Norman Vincent Peale American Minister and Author 1898 - 1993  
     

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Ogden Nash
American Poet 1902 - 1971  
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
American Jurist 1841 - 1935  
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
American Author and Poet 1809 - 1894
Omar Khayyam
Persian Mystic Poet, Mathematician and Philosopher 1048 - 1131  
Origen
Christian Mystic and Church Father 185 - 254  
Orison Swett Marden
American Writer 1850 - 1924  
Oscar Wilde
Irish Writer, Poet and Playwright 1854 - 1900  
Otto von Bismarck Prussian-German Statesman and Leader 1815 - 1898  
Ovid Roman Poet 43 BCE - 17 AD  
     

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P. G. Wodehouse
English Writer 1881 - 1975  
Pablo Casals
Spanish Musician 1876 - 1973  
Pablo Neruda
Chilean Poet 1904 - 1973  
Paracelsus Swiss-German Physician, Alchemist, Mystic 1493 - 1541  
Paulo Coelho
Brazilian Author and Novelist 1947  
Philip K. Dick American Science Fiction Writer 1928 - 1982  
Plato
Greek Philosopher and Mathematician 424 BCE - 347 BCE  
Plautus
Roman Playwright and Poet 254 BCE - 184 BCE  
Plutarch
Greek-Roman Biographer 46 - 120  
Plotinus Greek Philosopher and Mystic 3rd century  
     

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Quintilian Roman Rhetorician 35 - 100  

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Rabindranath Tagore
Bengali Polymath & Mystic 1861 - 1941  
Rachel Carson
American Scientist 1907 - 1964  
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American Writer and Poet 1803 - 1882  
Ramakrishna
Indian Sage 1803 - 1882  
Richard Dawkins
British Scientist and Author 1941  
Robert A. Heinlein
American Writer 1907 - 1988  
Robert Frost American Poet 1874 - 1963
Robert Green Ingersoll
American Leader and Orator 1833 - 1899  
Rodney Dangerfield
American Actor and Comedian 1921 - 2004  
Rumi Persian Mystic & Poet 1207 - 1273  
     

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Saadi Shirazi Persian Mystic Poet 1210 - 1292  
Seneca Roman Philsopher, Statesman and Dramatist 4 BCE - 65 ACE  
Sigmund Freud
Austrian Neurologist 1856 - 1939  
Simone Weil
French Mystic and Philosopher 1909 - 1943  
Sophocles
Greek Writer 496 BCE - 405 BCE  
Soren Kierkegaard
Danish Philosopher, Theologian and Writer 1813 - 1855  
Spinoza Dutch Philosopher 1632 - 1677  
St. Teresa of Avila Spanish Christian Mystic and Nun 1515 - 1582  
Stephen King American Author 1947  
Sun Tzu Chinese Philosopher and General 544 BCE - 496 BCE  
     

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T. E. Lawrence British Army Officer 1888 - 1935  
T. S. Eliot English Writer, Playwright and Poet 1888 - 1965
Thales of Miletus Greek Pre-Socratic Philosopher 7th Century BCe  
Tennessee Williams American Playwright and Writer 1911 - 1983
Terence McKenna
Irish-American Philosopher, Speaker and Writer 1946 - 2000  
Theodore Roosevelt American President 1858 - 1919  
Thich Nhat Hanh Viatnamese Monk, Writer and Poet 1926  
Thérèse of Lisieux French Carmelite Nun and Mystic 1873 - 1897  
Thomas Jefferson American President 1743 - 1826  
Tomas Tranströmer Swedish Poet and Writer 1931  
     

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Ulysses S. Grant American President 1822 - 1885  
Umberto Eco Italian Author and Philosopher 1932  
Ursula K. Le Guin American Author 1929  

V
     
Václav Havel Czech President and Writer 1936 - 2011  
Vanna Bonta
American Novelist, Actress and Poet 1958  
Victor Hugo French Novelist and Poet 1802 - 1885  
Vincent van Gogh Dutch Painter and Artist 1853 - 1890  
Virgil
Roman Poet 70 BCE - 19 BCE  
Virginia Woolf
British Author and Writer 1882 - 1941  
Voltaire French Philosopher 1694 - 1778  

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W. Somerset Maugham
English Writer and Playwright 1874 - 1965  
Walt Whitman
American Poet, Journalist and Writer 1819 - 1892  
Walter Hilton
English Christian Mystic 1345 - 1396  
Wayne Dyer
American Motivational Author and Speaker 1940  
Will Rogers American Actor and Celebrity 1879 - 1935  
William Allen White
American Author, Newseditor and Politician 1868 - 1944  
William Arthur Ward
American Author 1921 - 1994  
William Blake
English Mystic, Poet and Painter 1757 - 1827
William Butler Yeats
Irish Poet and Dramatist 1865 - 1939  
William Godwin
English Philosopher and Novelist 1756 - 1836  
William James
American Pscyhologist, Author and Philosopher 1842 - 1910  
William Makepeace Thackeray
English Novelist and Writer 1811 - 1863  
William Shakespeare
English Poet, Playwright and Actor 1564 - 1616  
Winston Churchill
British Statesman and Politician 1874 - 1965  
Woodrow Wilson
American President 1856 - 1924  
Wouter J. Hanegraaff
Dutch Scholar 1961  

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Xenophon Greek Historian and Soldier 430 BCE - 354 BCE  
Xun Zi Chinese Philosopher 313 BCE - 238 BCE  

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Yuri Gagarin Russian Astronaut 1934 - 1968  
Yunus Emre Turkish Sufi Poet 1238 - 1320  
       
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Zeno of Citium
Greek Philosopher 334 BCE - 262 BCE  
Zig Ziglar American Author and Businessman 1926 -  
Zhuangzi Chinese Sage, Mystic and Philosopher 369 BCE - 286 BCE
Zoroaster Iranian Prophet 1000 BCE
Zsa Zsa Gabor Hungarian-American Actress 1917