Universal Sayings and Quotes

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

A smile is the universal welcome.     

Max Eastman

Communication is the universal solvent.     

L. Ron Hubbard

Truth is universal. Perception of truth varies.     

Bohdi Sanders

Hope is the most universal of human possessions.     


Mistakes are the only universal form of originality.     

Mason Cooley

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.     

Arthur Schopenhauer

Movement is the universal language of personal freedom.     

Louis Chevrolet

Ideas are universal, the names and titles we give them are not.     

Paul Pavlo Shiller

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.     

Mark Twain

Kindness is a universal language regardless of age, nationality or religion.     

Alex Ferguson

Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can't.     

Aldous Huxley

A universal beauty clothes the world, And one heart seems to beat for all mankind!     

Robert Montgomery

Empathy is like a universal solvent. Any problem immersed in empathy becomes soluble.     

Simon Baron-Cohen

True compassion is universal in scope. It is accompanied by a feeling of responsibility.     

Dalai Lama

Be universal in your love. You will see the universe to be the picture of your own being.     

Sri Chinmoy

Music is the universal language of mankind.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Experience is the universal mother of sciences.     

Miguel de Cervantes

All universal moral principles are idle fancies.     

Marquis De Sade

A happy mind is also a beautiful, universal mind.     

Debasish Mridha

Nature is the common, universal language, understood by all.     

Kathleen Raine

In order to be universal, you have to be rooted in your own culture.     

Abbas Kiarostami

Rhythm is our universal mother tongue. It's the language of the soul.     

Gabrielle Roth

Bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love.     

C. S. Lewis

To create a new universal idea is to create a new star in the universe!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Paying attention and awareness are universal capacities of human beings.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Making universal prosperity a right is the surest way to universal poverty.     

JSB Morse

Universal emptiness is mere concept. The fact is, there was never emptiness.     

Toba Beta

The universal erosion of values has lead to the universal erosion of story.     

Robert McKee

A universal feeling, whether well or ill-founded cannot be safely disregarded.     

Abraham Lincoln

Music is healing and soothing. It is the universal language of kindness and love.     

Debasish Mridha