Fantastic Famous Quotes
from Famous Men!
This section of YummyQuotes.com focuses on famous quotes and quotations from remarkable men, who definitely merit their own pages:
Deepak Chopra, Winston Churchill, James Dean, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lennon, Nelson Mandela, Bob Marley, Carl Sagan and Desmond Tutu.
How To Use This Page:
You’ll find a very brief introduction to the famous men whose famous quotes are so worthwhile knowing.
When you click on the link to go to a particular page, you’ll find a more detailed story of their life. I think you’ll find that knowing more about the person and what they lived through will give their words more meaning for you.
So here we go! Famous quotes from men who stood out from the crowd—and changed the world around them as a result!
Deepak Chopra M.D. (born 1947) Indian-born U.S.-based physician, metaphysican and author
Deepak Chopra—the medical man with the soul of a mystic—is undoubtedly India's most influential figure since Gandhi.
A prolific author, with more than 50 books to his credit, and one of the world's top speakers, Chopra tirelessly lives his self-appointed mission of "bridging the technological miracles of the West with the wisdom of the East" to help people heal physically, mentally and spiritually.
"The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone," Chopra says, from his own experience. So
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to assist your journey to a higher plane.
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) English writer, statesman, historian and courageous leader
Who was Winston Churchill? A man gifted in language and politics who fearlessly faced Fascism to lead his country in fighting back against all odds in the Second World War.
He said, “Strength is granted to us all when we are needed to serve great causes.” And his was the great cause of defying jackbooted domination.
The inimitable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was the only British Prime Minister to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the first person to be recognized as an Honorary Citizen of the United States.
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Quotes by Winston Churchill
James Dean (1931-1955) U.S. Oscar-nominated actor and icon of cool
Like a shooting star across the silver screen, the talented young James Dean gave us acting magic in just three films before dying at 24 in a car crash. His death at such a young age froze forever in time his charismatic image of a troubled, sensitive, risk-taking youth.
Dean once said, “To me the only success, the only greatness, is immortality.” He would have been pleased to know that his talent and his mystique transformed him into an enduring American legend whose famous quotes are in great demand.
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Martin Luther King, Jr., (1929-1968) peaceful U.S. revolutionary and civil rights leader
Martin Luther King served as a beacon of light in the darkness of racial prejudice that cloaked the southern states of America.
He dreamed of living in a country, and a world, in which all people live together as members of one race—the human race.
Hatred and fear shot him down when he was only 39, but his life of supreme service left such a strong mark on history that his story will never die. It's not surprising that his famous quotes are so popular.
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from the man who said: “Someone must have sense enough and religion enough to cut off the chain of hate and evil, and this can only be done through love.”
John Lennon (1940-1980) legendary member of The Beatles, singer-songwriter and peace activist
A baby boy was born in England during the Second World War as bombs rained down on his city.
He grew up to start the group that became The Beatles and to change the world both culturally and socially. And he wrote songs about the human longing for peace that have proven to be timeless.
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like: "There are no problems, only solutions."
Nelson Mandela (born 1918) South African freedom fighter
As a politician of the people, Mandela transitioned between the roles of warrior, martyr, diplomat and statesman to overthrew apartheid and create a nonracial democratic South Africa. He also won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
According to Time Magazine, Mandela is the closest thing to a secular saint the world has seen. But the great man says, “If you come across as a saint, people can become very discouraged; I was once a young man and I did all the things young men do.”
Saint or not, you can
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Bob Marley (1945-1981) Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician
A young Jamaican man with a fire in his belly for music and love in his heart for Jah put the tiny island nation of Jamaica on the world map with his timeless reggae music.
Cancer took him out at 36 years old, but as he predicted, "My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts."
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Carl Sagan (1934-1996) American astronomer, astrochemist, broadcaster and author
Famous quotes wouldn't be complete without Carl Sagan. Nobody has done as much as him to make science approachable.
More than 600 million people in more than 60 countries watched his 1980 television series, Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. Then his book Cosmos became the best-selling science book ever published in English.
Also a humanist, Carl Sagan believed that, "Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality."
Carl Sagan Quotes, please click here.
Desmond Tutu (born 1931) South African Archbishop Emeritus and tireless human-rights activist
Archbishop Tutu has earned the reputation of being the moral conscience of South Africa.
A powerful leader who helped bring about the peaceful downfall of apartheid, Tutu has inspired people the world over with his loving compassion.
Tutu not only believes that, "My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together"—he lives it.
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