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Madeleine Albright – 39 Quotes

  39 Quotes by Madeleine Albright   As strong as the United States is, we can’t deal with terrorism alone. – Madeleine Albright I was a little girl in World War II and I’m used to being freed by Americans. – Madeleine Albright It’s one thing to be religious, but Read more…

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Mae West – 31 Quotes

  31 Quotes by Mae West   A hard man is good to find. – Mae West A man’s kiss is his signature. – Mae West I used to be Snow White, but I drifted. – Mae West Too much of a good thing can be taxing. – Mae West Read more…

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Mahatma Gandhi – 117 Quotes

  117 Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi   Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent. – Mahatma Gandhi As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that Read more…

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Major Owens – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Major Owens   The problem was just a mean attitude that festers and has to be challenged. – Major Owens The ownership of computers in the home is far less than the statistics show, because usually when the computer breaks down once, that is the end Read more…

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Malcolm Turnbull – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Malcolm Turnbull   The question of whether or to what extent human activities are causing global warming is not a matter of ideology, let alone of belief. The issue is simply one of risk management. – Malcolm Turnbull It is our job, as members of parliament, Read more…

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Malcolm X – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Malcolm X   Truth is on the side of the oppressed. – Malcolm X I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against. – Malcolm X There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every Read more…

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Manuel Puig – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Manuel Puig   I like the beauty of Faulkner’s poetry. But I don’t like his themes, not at all. – Manuel Puig I’ve never seen a worse situation than that of young writers in the United States. The publishing business in North America is so commercialized. Read more…

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Mao Zedong – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Mao Zedong   The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history. – Mao Zedong If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know Read more…

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Marc Andreessen – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Marc Andreessen   Newspapers with declining circulations can complain all they want about their readers and even say they have no taste. But you will still go out of business over time. A newspaper is not a public trust – it has a business model that Read more…

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Marc Jacobs – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Marc Jacobs   I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting. – Marc Jacobs In terms of having a business, I wanted to let it go beyond what my personal taste is. Basically, I’m in a kilt Read more…

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Marcel Proust – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Marcel Proust   Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces. – Marcel Proust It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature Read more…

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Marco Rubio – 64 Quotes

  64 Quotes by Marco Rubio   Hope and Change has become Divide and Conquer. – Marco Rubio I am privileged to be a citizen of the single greatest society in all of human history. – Marco Rubio No community values entrepreneurship and small business more than the Hispanic community. Read more…

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Marcus Aurelius – 54 Quotes

  54 Quotes by Marcus Aurelius   Begin – to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished. – Marcus Aurelius Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. – Marcus Read more…

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Marcus Tullius Cicero – 88 Quotes

  88 Quotes by Marcus Tullius Cicero   Hatred is settled anger. – Marcus Tullius Cicero Hatred is inveterate anger. – Marcus Tullius Cicero Nature abhors annihilation. – Marcus Tullius Cicero Thrift is of great revenue. – Marcus Tullius Cicero Laws are silent in time of war. – Marcus Tullius Read more…

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Margaret Cho – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Margaret Cho   I didn’t appreciate the young woman that I was, or my young beauty, because I was so obsessed with the fact that I felt fat. It’s never good to add to anybody else’s suffering. It’s an important topic to really get the gravity Read more…

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Margaret J. Wheatley – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Margaret J. Wheatley   In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together. – Margaret J. Wheatley When Read more…

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Margaret Mead – 27 Quotes

  27 Quotes by Margaret Mead   As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost. – Margaret Mead Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, Read more…

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Margaret Thatcher – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Margaret Thatcher   It’s a funny old world. – Margaret Thatcher I owe nothing to Women’s Lib. – Margaret Thatcher I like Mr. Gorbachev, we can do business together. – Margaret Thatcher The battle for women’s rights has been largely won. – Margaret Thatcher Plan your Read more…

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Maria Sharapova – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Maria Sharapova   I’ve been very competitive by nature from a young age, whether it was eating a bowl of pasta faster than somebody else, or always wanting to be the first one in line. – Maria Sharapova To be honest, everything in my life outside Read more…

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Marian Wright Edelman – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Marian Wright Edelman   Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time. – Marian Wright Edelman Remember and help America remember that the fellowship of human beings is more important Read more…

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Marianne Williamson – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Marianne Williamson   I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness. – Marianne Williamson As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others. Read more…

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Marilyn Manson – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Marilyn Manson   When I finish a picture I don’t show it to anyone if I feel it’s not good enough yet. I’ve learnt to listen to my partners and my friends. For me it’s the biggest success if they like it. – Marilyn Manson We Read more…

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Marilyn Monroe – 74 Quotes

  74 Quotes by Marilyn Monroe   Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you’d never complete your life, would you? You’d never wholly know you. – Marilyn Monroe I restore myself when I’m alone. – Marilyn Monroe I am alone Read more…

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Marilyn vos Savant – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Marilyn vos Savant   Be able to live alone, even if you don’t want to and think you will never find it necessary. – Marilyn vos Savant Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business – the gambler always loses over the long term. – Marilyn Read more…

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Mario Batali – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Mario Batali   Bologna is the best city in Italy for food and has the least number of tourists. With its medieval beauty, it has it all. – Mario Batali Finishing food is about the tiny touches. In the last seconds you can change everything. – Read more…

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Mark Cuban – 7 Quotes

  7 Quotes by Mark Cuban   What I’ve learned in these 11 years is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment. – Mark Cuban I still work hard to know my business. I’m continuously looking for ways to improve Read more…

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Mark Strand – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Mark Strand   The future is always beginning now. – Mark Strand It’s very hard to write humor. – Mark Strand Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented. – Mark Strand Poetry is, first and last, language – the rest is filler. – Mark Read more…

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Mark Twain – 100 Quotes

  100 Quotes by Mark Twain   Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. – Mark Twain Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. – Mark Twain When in doubt tell the truth. – Mark Read more…

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Mark Wahlberg – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Mark Wahlberg   I don’t wanna hear nobody complain that they’re getting paid all this money and people won’t leave them alone. It’s part of it. – Mark Wahlberg And I tell you, having girls has made me a much better man. I have friends who Read more…

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Mark Zuckerberg – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Mark Zuckerberg   I mean, we’ve built a lot of products that we think are good, and will help people share photos and share videos and write messages to each other. But it’s really all about how people are spreading Facebook around the world in all Read more…

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Marquis de Sade – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Marquis de Sade   ‘Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death. – Marquis de Sade There is no more lively sensation than that of pain its impressions are certain and dependable, Read more…

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Marshall McLuhan – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Marshall McLuhan   Money is a poor man’s credit card. – Marshall McLuhan Art is anything you can get away with. – Marshall McLuhan Money is just the poor man’s credit card. – Marshall McLuhan Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. – Marshall Read more…

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Martha Beck – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Martha Beck   We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster. – Martha Beck Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind. – Martha Beck No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses Read more…

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Martin Luther – 40 Quotes

  40 Quotes by Martin Luther   Pray, and let God worry. – Martin Luther Forgiveness is God’s command. – Martin Luther Reason is the enemy of faith. – Martin Luther Nothing good ever comes of violence. – Martin Luther Peace if possible, truth at all costs. – Martin Luther Read more…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – 64 Quotes

  64 Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.   All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. – Martin Luther King, Jr. War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow. – Martin Luther King, Jr. We must use time creatively. – Read more…

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Martin Scorsese – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Martin Scorsese   As you grow older, you change. – Martin Scorsese I don’t like being in houses alone. – Martin Scorsese I mean, music totally comes from your soul. – Martin Scorsese Popular music formed the soundtrack of my life. – Martin Scorsese Cinema is Read more…

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Mary J. Blige – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Mary J. Blige   I’ve just been growing right along. It’s painful, but it’s a great pain, and I like suffering for great results. It’s like going to the gym. It hurts really bad at first, but after a couple of months and after that diet, Read more…

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Mary Kay Ash – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Mary Kay Ash   Central banks don’t have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis. – Mary Kay Ash A company is only as good as the people Read more…

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Mary Wollstonecraft – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Mary Wollstonecraft   In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century. – Mary Wollstonecraft The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, Read more…

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Mason Cooley – 63 Quotes

  63 Quotes by Mason Cooley   The wisdom of age: don’t stop walking. – Mason Cooley Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera. – Mason Cooley Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends. – Mason Cooley Middle age went by while I was Read more…

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Maurice Sendak – 27 Quotes

  27 Quotes by Maurice Sendak   I want to be alone and work until the day my heads hits the drawing table and I’m dead. Kaput. I feel very much like I want to be with my brother and sister again. They’re nowhere. I know they’re nowhere and they Read more…

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Maya Angelou – 39 Quotes

  39 Quotes by Maya Angelou   Life loves the liver of it. – Maya Angelou Nothing will work unless you do. – Maya Angelou All great achievements require time. – Maya Angelou Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. – Maya Angelou The Read more…

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Maya Lin – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Maya Lin   Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think. – Maya Lin Art is very tricky because it’s what you do for yourself. It’s much harder for me to make those works than the monuments or the architecture. Read more…

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Maynard James Keenan – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Maynard James Keenan   Once you take yourself too seriously the art will suffer. – Maynard James Keenan The idea is, if I can’t heal from my art, then how can you heal? – Maynard James Keenan If you take different mythologies from different cultures, the Read more…

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Mehmet Oz – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Mehmet Oz   In Turkey, you’re not allowed to be left alone in the hospital. The nurse teaches the family how to do things, and somebody is always there with the patient. – Mehmet Oz The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy. – Mehmet Read more…

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Meister Eckhart – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Meister Eckhart   When you are thwarted, it is your own attitude that is out of order. – Meister Eckhart You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion. – Meister Eckhart All God wants of man Read more…

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Meryl Streep – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Meryl Streep   America doesn’t reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances. – Meryl Streep I didn’t have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do. – Meryl Streep Read more…

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Michael Bloomberg – 33 Quotes

  33 Quotes by Michael Bloomberg   Government is dysfunctional. – Michael Bloomberg Government shouldn’t tell you whom to marry. – Michael Bloomberg People use so much more health care when they live longer. – Michael Bloomberg I’m trying to change the culture in New York City that’s hard enough! Read more…

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Michael Caine – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Michael Caine   I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can’t deal with a woman of their own age. – Michael Caine Save your money. You’re going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think. – Michael Caine The difference Read more…

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Michael Haneke – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Michael Haneke   To be perfectly honest, I think that as I’m growing older, I’m just growing more impatient. I’ll be very happy if at some point people say, ‘Michael’s grown wiser and softer in his old age.’ But we’ll have to wait and see what Read more…

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Motivational Quotes

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.”

– Mark Victor Hansen"Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful." by Mark Victor Hansen