Widely Misattributed Quotes

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1. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

Tags : Courage Deeply Loved Love Strength Widely Misattributed
Author : Lao Tzu

2. “He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much;Who has enjoyed the trust of pure women, the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children;Who has filled his niche and accomplished his task;Who has never lacked appreciation of Earth's beauty or failed to express it;Who has left the world better than he found it,Whether an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul;Who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had;Whose life was an inspiration;Whose memory a benediction.”

Tags : Life Misattributed To Emerson Success Widely Misattributed
Source : More Heart Throbs Volume Two in Prose and Verse Dear to the American People And by them contributed as a Supplement to the original $10,000 Prize Book HEART THROBS

3. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”

Tags : Hope Inspirational Misattributed Eleanor Roosevelt Past Present Widely Misattributed
Author : Bil Keane

4. “Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.”

Tags : Dance Dancing Definition Innuendo Sex Widely Misattributed Wordplay

5. “The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”

Tags : Happiness Inspirational Misattributed To Chalmers Misattributed To Joseph Addison Misattributed To Kant Misattributed Tom Bodett Widely Misattributed
Source : The Sphere and Duties of Woman: A Course of Lectures

6. “Remember that life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!”

Tags : Breaths Life Widely Misattributed
Author : Vicki Corona
Source : Tahitian Choreographies: Intermediate to Advanced Level Female Instruction

7. “They who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.—written for the Pennsylvania Assembly in its Reply to the Governor, 11 November 1755”

Tags : Freedom Misattributed To Jefferson Misattributed To Mill Politics Society Widely Misattributed
Source : Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin