What Are Some Famous Quotes?


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Some famous quotes include "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough" by Mae West, and "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" by Oscar Wilde. A famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi states, "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." Robert Frost has a popular quote about life that states, "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."

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West, who lived from 1893 to 1980, was known for her many quips. She often spoke in double entendres and became known for phrases like "I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action" and "I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing." She worked as an actress, singer, playwright and screenwriter. She began working in New York and later re-located to Los Angeles, and then Las Vegas.

Gandhi's quote is one of many statements he made in reference to the ethics of how one can change the world. Gandhi wrote several pieces on self-improvement, vegetarianism, diet and health, religion and social reforms. His autobiography, "The Story of My Experiments with Truth," highlights his journey to trying to discover truth.

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