Best Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old best quotes, best sayings, and best proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


All is for the best in the best of all possible ways.     

Voltaire

All joy... emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.     

C.S. Lewis

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.     

Helen Keller

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.     

C.S. Lewis

The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.      

Desiderius Erasmus

Whether it's the best of times or the worst of times, it's the only time we've got.     

Art Buchwald

Only the mediocre are always at their best.     

Jean Giraudoux

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.     

Theodore Roosevelt

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.     

Og Mandino

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.     

St. Jerome

The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone.     

Karen Salmansohn

The best revenge is to be unlike the one who performed the injustice.     

Marcus Aurelius

The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.     

Dave Pelzer

Good or bad, everything we do is our best choice at that moment.     

William Glasser

If you want to be the best, you can't take the path of least resistance. Every morning, you wake up, and your mind tells you it's too early, and your body tells you you're a little too sore, but you've got to look deep within yourself and know what you want and what you're striving for.     

Antonio Brown

Always do your best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.     

Don Miguel Ruiz

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.     

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Doing your best means never stop trying.     

Benjamin Franklin

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.      

Aristotle

The best hearts are ever the bravest.     

Laurence Sterne

My life motto is 'Do my best, so that I can't blame myself for anything.     

Magdalena Neuner

The best people to have power are the ones who don't want it.     

Kit Harington

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.     

Albert Ellis

The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.      

Francis Hutcheson