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Famous Quotes in English to inspire you and learn from.

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Make the most of the best

The Quote “Make the most of the best and the least of the worst” Robert Luis Stevenson, 1850-1894, Scottish writer and poet VOCABULARY To make the most of something means to get as many advantages and to extract as many benefits as possible out of an opportunity. The least – the minimum possible of something […]

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Happy man in a happy place

The Quote “It is impossible for a man to be made happy by putting him in a happy place, unless he be first in a happy state.” Benjamin Whichcote (1609-1683), English philosopher and theologian VOCABULARY Unless = except if State = the condition of a person or thing Thoughts on the Quote Often when we […]

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The foolish man wonders at the unusual

The Quote “The foolish man wonders at the unusual, but the wise man at the usual.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1801-1892) American essayist, poet and philosopher VOCABULARY Foolish = a person with bad judgment and sense To wonder = to think about or question Wise = to have good judgment based on knowledge and experience […]

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Thomas Edison Quote about Genius

The Quote Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. – Thomas Edison in 1903.   VOCABULARY Genius = An extremely intelligent person Inspiration = a good idea, often at the beginning of a difficult process Perspiration = sweat – a liquid which is omitted by the skin to cool the body during times of […]