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15 Intellectual Quotes By Great People by SPIFF(m): 10:49am On Feb 08, 2013
15 intellectual quotes by great people

Great people have great minds and great thoughts. Majority of the great people not only achieved their goals but also they have left their precious words and sayings behind for others to follow and to give them a path of success.

If we read their sayings and words from the depth of our heart, we’ll come to know that they have given us formulas to live a successful and meaningful life.

Let us have a look on these 15 quotes by 15 great personalities of their times.

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.~Albert Einstein

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.~Socrates

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful — that’s what matters to me.~Steve Jobs

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.~Martin Luther King, Jr.

A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.~Nelson Mandela

Think 100 times before you take a decision, But once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man.~Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The wound is the place where the Light enters you.~Rumi

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.~Khalil Gibran

You can’t become a decent horseman until you fall off and get up again, a good number of times.~Bear Grylls

Some are born great, others achieve greatness.~William Shakespeare

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.~Plato

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.~Leonardo da Vinci

I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.~Saadi

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.~Charles Dickens

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.~Hellen Keller

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