We’ve collected the best Make Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Marco Pierre White, Josh Allen, Christopher Columbus, John D. Rockefeller, Robert Frost. Use them as an inspiration.
We all make mistakes. God knows I’ve made more than anyone else I know.
For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.
I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.
There are no categories in contemporary art. There are no rules. Artists are given the freedom to make and create whatever they please and call it whatever they please. I identify with that system, or lack of system, much more than I do the landscape of contemporary publishing.
Every mistake you make allows you to be honest because what’s in the dark will come to light, so it’s better to be truthful about it.
I’ll never tell a lie. I’ll never make a misleading statement. I’ll never betray the confidence that any of you had in me. And I’ll never avoid a controversial issue.
Creating something new is the difficult part. To make it and build it and get everyone to follow? Amazing.
So I said to the gym instructor: ‘Can you teach me to do the splits?’ He said: ‘How flexible are you?’ I said: I can’t make Tuesdays.’
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
I don’t trust politicians. I think that by the time they’ve made it, with the concessions they’ve had to make in that position, I don’t believe they still have the beliefs they had at the root.
We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind’s greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
We can’t blame the technology when we make mistakes.
Do all you can to make your dreams come true.
If I could find a white man who had the Negro sound and the Negro feel, I could make a billion dollars.
Globalisation will make our societies more creative and prosperous, but also more vulnerable.
Every woman is sexy in her own way. It is up to men to step up and make women feel like they are No. 1 on that list. There is no such thing as perfection.
The film is made in the editing room. The shooting of the film is about shopping, almost. It’s like going to get all the ingredients together, and you’ve got to make sure before you leave the store that you got all the ingredients. And then you take those ingredients and you can make a good cake – or not.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Your mindset matters. It affects everything – from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being.
God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self-control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow!
‘Back To Love’ is a way of letting people know that sometimes you get caught up in trying to be successful in school or in your social life, and it’s a reminder not to forget that each day people are getting older. Nobody is promised tomorrow, so we should make sure that we spend quality time with quality people.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
This digital world is what you make of it in the end.
Try to see the good in others. When you’re tempted to judge someone, make an effort to see their goodness. Your willingness to look for the best in people will subconsciously bring it forth.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Because you know what happens when you say ‘hello‘ or ‘good morning?’ You make a connection. And isn’t that what being human is all about?
To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing.
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn’t mean anything else.
One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is choosing the kind of universe you exist in: is it helpful and supportive or hostile and unsupportive? Your answer to this question will make all the difference in terms of how you live your life and what kind of Divine assistance you attract.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
I’ve prioritized taking care of my mind, having fun, and doing things that make me laugh. And eating well – as in, really good food, like steak or pasta or fresh vegetables or an amazing dessert. You know, ‘treat yo’self.’
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
Little things can make such a big difference during recording.
You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that’s where you’ll find success – on the far side of failure.
Even nice things don’t make you happy when you’re tired.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
Don’t ask for a million dollars. Ask for the stuff that’ll get you a million dollars – your health, your brain, your sanity, wisdom. Prepare me for when I do get that million. Make sure I don’t go crazy, make sure I help my family.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
My theory on life is that life is beautiful. Life doesn’t change. You have a day, and a night, and a month, and a year. We people change – we can be miserable or we can be happy. It’s what you make of your life.
The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
I make sure that I spend quality time with my family.
When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
That’s my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.
Employees are a company‘s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
More and more, I am realizing that life is too short to do crap that doesn’t make you happy, and we only get one shot at it all.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
There is no rule book, no right or wrong; you just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family.
You need to aim beyond what you are capable of. You must develop a complete disregard for where your abilities end. Try to do things that you’re incapable of… If you think you’re incapable of running a company, make that your aim… Make your vision of where you want to be a reality. Nothing is impossible.
I may be crazy, but that don’t make me wrong.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
Take what you can from your dreams, make them as real as anything.
We’ve got some people who think Shariah law oughta be the law of the land, forget the Constitution. But the guns are there, the Second Amendment is there, to make sure all of the rest of the amendments are followed.
In motivating people, you’ve got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example – and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
I want to make paintings that look as if they were made by a child.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.
Business is war. I go out there, I want to kill the competitors. I want to make their lives miserable. I want to steal their market share. I want them to fear me and I want everyone on my team thinking we’re going to win.
The most valuable investment we can make is in our children’s education. When we make education a priority, we give our children opportunity. Opportunity to learn at higher levels than their parents were able to learn; to earn at higher levels than we were able to earn.
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature.
The memories we make with our family is everything.
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them… Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
I’m human, I’m not perfect. I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep those mistakes to myself, which I’m already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids.
Money begets money. If you don’t have that, you wait around to be hired by somebody at the mercy of others. If you have that money in your hand, you desperately try to make the best use of it and move ahead. And that’s generating income for yourself.
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.
When you make the right decision, it doesn’t really matter what anyone else thinks.
When I was in high school, there was ‘Superbad’ and ‘The Girl Next Door‘ and ‘Wedding Crashers’ and all these great movies. You hope to be a part of something that’s smart, funny and in that Todd Phillips-vein. You want to make something like ‘Superbad.’ That movie was so good and so funny.
One way to make sure crime doesn’t pay would be to let the government run it.
I make sure I always surround myself with good, down to earth, fun, real people, who always keep me grounded.
My boy, one small breeze doesn’t make a wind storm.
You have to make every day count toward your dream.
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.
Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
We spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to make impressions that don’t matter.
If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get to where you want to be.
I don’t hate women – they just sometimes make me mad.
Once you make it to your point of making it, you’ll appreciate the struggle.
To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that’s present.
It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.
We make war that we may live in peace.
I love acting. It’s an interesting challenge to make something that doesn’t exist appear like it’s happening, and to do it in a real way.
I love those connections that make this big old world feel like a little village.
Life is a chess match. Every decision that you make has a consequence to it.
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we’d all love one another.
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one’s day and every night to examine the results obtained.
One and God make a majority.
The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
There is a sound that comes from gospel music that doesn’t come from anything else. It is a sound of peace. It is a sound of, ‘I’m going to make it through all of this.’
You have the ability to choose which way you want to go. You have to believe great things are going to happen in your life. Do everything you can – prepare, pray and achieve – to make it happen.
There’s only one true superpower amongst human beings, and that is being funny. People treat you differently if you can make them laugh.
Money doesn’t make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.
You are the center of your universe, and you can make anything happen.
Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone.
I’ve kept most of my friends for decades, and I continue to make new friends.
You have to make it happen.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?
History isn’t something you look back at and say it was inevitable, it happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and of the moment, but those moments are cumulative realities.
The more desperate you are, the more mistakes you make.
Openness, respect, integrity – these are principles that need to underpin pretty much every other decision that you make.
I couldn’t sell water in a desert. I have no business acumen. I can tell you why you have no business acumen, and I can tell you why your project may or may not work, but I have no ability to make money.
It’s the small things that will make you successful.
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.
You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
It’s all make believe, isn’t it?
The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.
Journalism is what we need to make democracy work.
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
The thing is, we live in a contemporary world, and being able to make yourself the best person you can possible be can be difficult. But as long as you’re trying to figure it out, and you’re really looking in the right direction, everything’s going to be all right.
Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of.
I did not come to NASA to make history.
I don’t think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.
Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.
I think our life is a journey, and we make mistakes, and it’s how we learn from those mistakes and rebound from those mistakes that sets us on the path that we’re meant to be on.
Don’t let people make you afraid of taking chances in life. And if you fail, it’s no big deal. Get back up and fight through it and be successful again. If you did it once, you can do it again.
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Economics is everywhere, and understanding economics can help you make better decisions and lead a happier life.
I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.
People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
If it’s going to make you happy, go for it – life is short.
I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
In order to have your voice be heard in Washington, you have to make some little contribution.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It’s also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
Never make predictions, especially about the future.
In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don’t live in the shadows of people’s judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom.
You’ve got to make tough decisions, sometimes unpopular decisions… Whatever it is, if it’s the right move at the right time, you’ve got to be also willing to make mistakes.
Anytime we step out boldly to make changes, we take a chance that we might fail. But the only way to get better is to try.
It’s like Forrest Gump said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.’ Your career is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That’s the exciting part – it’s an adventure in itself.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
Rules are made for people who aren’t willing to make up their own.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.
I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want.
I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity. Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.
Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
When you make the finding yourself – even if you’re the last person on Earth to see the light – you’ll never forget it.
Germans make nice cars.
Many hands make light work.
One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
You can’t please everyone. There’s always going to be someone disappointed, so you might as well make yourself happy and Be You.
The only way you gain mental toughness is to do things you’re not happy doing. If you continue doing things that you’re satisfied and make you happy, you’re not getting stronger. You’re staying where you’re at. Either you’re getting better, or you’re getting worse. You’re not staying the same.
I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.
If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it.
If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
Life is like the monkey bars: you have to let go to move forward. Once you make the decision to leap into entrepreneurship, be sure to loosen your grasp on old concepts so you can swing your way to new ones.
In life, you have got to make the best of every situation; you have to keep going.
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
You don’t take a photograph, you make it.
Don’t just count your years, make your years count.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
All I’m trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.
If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.
If you really are passionate about it, you’re just going to find a way to make it happen.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Dreams are the guiding words of the soul. Why should I henceforth not love my dreams and not make their riddling images into objects of my daily consideration?
People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.
It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.
Tough times not only make you stronger, but you grow from those experiences. The same is true with fighting. You have to lean into it.
The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough – there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.
Riches don’t make a man rich, they only make him busier.
Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add up to the person you become.
Don’t lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
Money does not make you happy but it quiets the nerves.
It’s just the risk that I take and the sacrifice that I make: Putting myself, my career, my family’s peace of mind on the line just to do right by my fans. It ain’t no gray area: You’re either with that and willing to go out of your way to make people who contribute to your dreams coming true happy or you aren’t.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Compassion does not just happen. Pity does, but compassion is not pity. It’s not a feeling. Compassion is a viewpoint, a way of life, a perspective, a habit that becomes a discipline – and more than anything else, compassion is a choice we make that love is more important than comfort or convenience.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
If you’ve got the confidence and the work ethic, you can make any dream come true.
All I ever aim to do is make beautiful evening wear.
God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.
Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
My mother had a saying: ‘Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you’re not the last.’
You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don’t make moves and when you don’t climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you’re not competition.