Whether you are looking for motivation or inspiration, these quotes from the stars will help you to be a better person. They are the words of the successful and influential people that have shaped our world.
Booker T. Washington
Various presidents of the United States have consulted him and he is an advisor to several other presidents. His contributions to the edusphere include the invention of the Tuskegee telegraph, a system of electronic mail and phone services for blacks, and the establishment of the Tuskegee University, the first black university in the United States to receive an accreditation.
Among his many achievements, Washington is most famous for his role as a strategist, and his contributions as a political figure and a philanthropist. In addition to his leadership roles, Washington was a prominent advocate of the civil rights movement and was a vociferous supporter of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the Great Depression.
Sigmund Freud is a legendary neurologist who is known for his psychological theories about the human mind. He is widely credited for being the founder of psychoanalysis. His work remains influential in the field of psychiatry. He died in 1939 at the age of 83.
He was born in Freiberg, Moravia, Austria. His parents were Jewish. He attended school for a while and went on to become a medical student. He then became a doctor and became a lecturer in neuropathology at the University of Vienna. He married Martha Bernays in 1886. They had five children.
Known as the man who wrote Middlemarch, George Eliot is one of the most prolific authors of the Victorian era. He wrote a number of books, some of which are still popular today. He was also a famous journalist. He died on 22 December 1880 at the age of 61. His tombstone is next to that of the poet Herbert Spencer.
He also wrote two volumes of poetry. The best known of his works is The Mill on the Floss.
Known as one of America’s most influential women leaders, Eleanor Roosevelt fought for women’s rights, racial equality, and civil rights. During her lifetime, she wrote numerous books about her experiences. She was also an influential voice on the global stage. Ultimately, she was honored as one of the world’s most influential women.
Eleanor Roosevelt was a strong, independent woman who never let anyone forget who she was. Known for her intelligence, her gentle demeanor, and her commitment to public service, Eleanor became a powerful figure in her own right.
George S. Patton
Known for his leadership during World War II, General George S. Patton is a legendary figure in American history. His quotes about success can be applied to leadership and business.
Patton, who fought in World War I and World War II, was born in San Gabriel, California. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Virginia Military Institute. He graduated in 1909. He served in World War II as a commander of the U.S. Second Armored Division.
Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela received a number of titles, including “the Father of the Nation,” “the Martyr of the Mandela Movement,” and “the Mandela of South Africa.” His legacy is one of inspiration, courage, and social justice. His spirit should be carried on by politicians in every country.
Nelson Mandela was born into a royal family of the Thembu tribe on July 18, 1918. He was the first in his family to receive a formal education. He attended primary school in Qunu and studied law at the University of Witwatersrand. After earning a degree, he joined the African National Congress. He was elected to serve as its president, becoming the first black president of South Africa.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Throughout her storied career, Joyce Brothers published many books, penned a few popular syndicated columns and served as the face of her own television show. She is the proud recipient of many awards, including being named one of the top ten women in the field.
Aside from being a celebrity, Joyce Brothers is also a well-rounded family psychologist. She drew upon her degrees in psychology and her experiences as a wife and mother to help her formulate her pearl of wisdom.
Using his personality, Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a highly respected science communicator. He is currently the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, and he also writes for the public. He received a bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard University and a master’s degree and a doctorate from Columbia University. He is also the recipient of 21 honorary doctorates.
He received a Peabody Award for his TV series Cosmos. It was the 21st-century continuation of Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking television series. It aired in 45 languages on the National Geographic Channel, and won two Critics Choice awards.