Classic Inspirational quotes from famous Writers: Great inspiration from the best authors

The greatest Inspiration from famous authors. This is a complete list of quotes from famous writers who are unfortunately not with us. Certainly, one of these prominent and creative writers can inspire you. Also, there are some quotes from famous philosophers from a recent publication for your Enlightenment.

Some famous authors in this Book: Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Herman Melville, Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, Vladimir Nabokov, Jules Verne, Dante Alighieri, Homer, Miguel de Cervantes, John Milton, Virgil (Virgilio), Geoffrey Chaucer, Sophocles, J. D. Salinger, Charlotte Bronte, John Donne, Francois Rabelais, William Blake, Voltaire, Gustave Flaubert, Aldous Huxley, John Bunyan, John Steinbeck, Katherine Mansfield, Elizabeth Bishop, Dorothy Parker
Mary Shelley, James Joyce, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, William Faulkner, H. G. Wells, Gabriel García Márquez, Mary McCarthy, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. R. R. Tolkien, George Bernard Shaw, Famous Philosophers, Aristotle, Arthur Schopenhauer
Baruch Spinoza, Buddha, David Hume, Epictetus, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Locke

Some random quotes inside this book:

‘The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.’ – Geoffrey Chaucer
‘I like to write. I love to write. But I write just for myself and my own pleasure.’ – J. D. Salinger
‘Life for the European is a career; for the American it is a hazard.’ – Mary McCarthy
‘Ah! Young people, travel if you can, and if you cannot – travel all the same!’ – Jules Verne
‘Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.’ – Vladimir Nabokov
‘I have often noticed that after I had bestowed on the characters of my novels some treasured item of my past, it would pine away in the artificial world where I had so abruptly placed it.’ – Vladimir Nabokov
‘I’m just going to write because I cannot help it.’ – Charlotte Bronte
‘Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a ‘work’ of man.’ – Mary McCarthy
‘Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.’ – Charlotte Bronte
‘Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell.’ – J. D. Salinger
‘Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air.’ – John Bunyan
‘This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.’ – Dorothy Parker
‘The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored.’ – Elizabeth Bishop
‘I don’t even like old cars. I’d rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God’s sake.’ – J. D. Salinger
‘The sea does not belong to despots. Upon its surface men can still exercise unjust laws, fight, tear one another to pieces, and be carried away with terrestrial horrors. But at thirty feet below its level, their reign ceases, their influence is quenched, and their power disappears.’ – Jules Verne
‘All morons hate it when you call them a moron.’ – J. D. Salinger
‘The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.’ – Elizabeth Bishop
‘A fault is fostered by concealment.’ – Virgil
‘Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.’ – Gabriel García Márquez
‘More than kisses, letters mingle souls.’ – John Donne
‘Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.’ – Homer
‘I’ve lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.’ – John Steinbeck
‘Beauty is nature’s brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.’ – John Milton
‘Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God’s grandchild.’ – Dante Alighieri
‘A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.’ – Charlotte Bronte
‘The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.’ – Jules Verne
‘The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter – in the eye.’ – Charlotte Bronte
‘First he wrought, and afterward he taught.’ – Geoffrey Chaucer
‘When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.’ – John Milton
‘Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.’ – Homer