Top 10 Quotes of all time

Here are 10 of the most well known and oft quoted and sometimes misquoted quotes of all time

“In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes”
Benjamin Franklin to French writer Jean Baptiste Leroy

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics”
Mark Twain attribute d this saying to Benjamin Disraeli, British PM

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time”
Abraham Lincoln – often changed to “You can PLEASE some of the people …”

“I think therefore I am”
Renee Descartes

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few”
Winston Churchill speaking after the Battle of Britain – an aerial battle over southern Britain during World War II

“Apres Moi Le deluge” (After me the flood)
Louis XIV of France

“A cynic is a person who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing”
Oscar Wilde

“Let there be Light”
God in Genesis

“All that glisters is not gold” – often glistens or glitters
Shakespeare – Merchant of Venice

“I have a dream…”
Martin Luther King Jnr