Top 71+ of the Best Dystopia Quotes

Dystopia Quotes

  1. “Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?” – Anthony Burgess.
  2. “May you live in interesting times” – Chinese curse.
  3. “In the end, ‘I’m sorry’ will be one of the few phrases we actually remember.” – James Patterson
  4. “There’s something about our world that makes people want to become killers.” – Stephen King
  5. “The future is where everything new is happening, and where all the old stuff went.” – Neil Gaiman
  6. “I was once shot at by a policeman and lived to tell the tale.” – Octavia E. Butler.
  7. “I think there’s something about the way we live now, I think that there’s a sense of futility.” – George R.R Martin
  8. “There are two sides to every coin: yours and mine.” – Andy Rooney
  9. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
  10. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain
  11. “The things that matter most in life are not the ones that happen to you, but the ones that you decide to do.” – John F. Kennedy
  12. “Think less of your future as more of your past” – Carl Sagan
  13. “Aren’t we all products of what we were taught at home?” – Groucho Marx
  14. “If you are lucky enough to live in a free country, you can’t even have the illusion that your government is trustworthy.” – Christopher Hitchens
  15. “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  16. “As I write this, my own people are killing my people by the thousands, so I guess that makes me kind of an evil person, doesn’t it?” – George R.R Martin
  17. “If at first you don’t succeed, give up. There’s no use being a damn fool about it.” – W.C Fields
  18. “The supernatural is never the answer because the unnatural is preferable to nature.” – Clive Barker
  19. “Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus
  20. “Nobody’s going to like you. Don’t worry about that. Just do what you think is right and keep going.” – Richard Bach
  21. “We are all, each of us, far too busy to be any use to anybody.” – Noel Coward
  22. “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” – Oscar Wilde
  23. “Wall Street is not a place where you go to make money. It’s a place where you go to get rich.” – John Kenneth Galbraith
  24. “The more I learn, the more I realize that nobody knows anything.” – Thomas Edison
  25. “I was always told, ‘If you don’t have anything nice to say don’t say anything at all.’ And I think that’s probably a good rule.” – Richard Branson
  26. “I’m not saying that the world is going to hell in a handbasket, but it’s not surprising a lot of people think it is.” – Carl Sagan
  27. “One person can make a difference and every person should try.” – Paul Hawken
  28. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Sir Winston Churchill
  29. “If you’re not part of the solution, it’s hard to be part of the problem.” – Harry Browne
  30. “I want to be a machine so that people will look at me and say, ‘There goes Mary!’” – Rosa Parks
  31. “It is not what we do in life that defines us. It is what we do with what life has given us.” – Gandhi
  32. “Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.” – J. K Rowling
  33. “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” – Robert Frost
  34. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney
  35. “Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.” – William Shakespeare
  36. “There’s not enough money in the world to buy back the time we lose sleep over every decision we make.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  37. “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” – Joan Didion
  38. “All Christmases are gifts from God…even the ones that suck!” – Robert T. Kiyosaki
  39. “The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one.” – George Bernard Shaw
  40. “No good deed goes unpunished.” – Oscar Wilde
  41. “The wish for healing has always been half of health.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  42. “Pessimism never won any battle.” – Sir Winston Churchill
  43. “When you wish upon a star, your dreams come true.” – Walt Disney
  44. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller
  45. “Wherever there is a will, there is a way.” – Henry Ford
  46. “Born to be alive and dying to be dead.” – Mark Twain (Mark Twain’s Trivia)
  47. “Before we make a decision, we must always ask ourselves: “Which side are you on?” – Claud Cockburn
  48. “Physicist: ‘What is the difference between real space… and your computer screen?’ Butch: ‘That’s easy. On the computer screen, the grass looks greener.'” – Butch jokes from Butch (a website where people share funny and true stories)
  49. “One person can make a difference.” – John F. Kennedy
  50. “Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T S Eliot
  51. “You don’t get rich by being a wiseass.” – George Carlin
  52. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama
  53. “It takes far less effort to find and move the right person than it does to find, hire, and train the wrong person.” – Warren Bennis
  54. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  55. “Happily for those who make themselves happy by contributing to the happiness of others.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  56. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” – Zig Ziglar
  57. “Always do right – this will gratify some and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain
  58. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton (Wikiquote)
  59. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
  60. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
  61. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson
  62. “The more boring the person, the more interesting the story they have to tell.” – Anon
  63. “You are not something that happened to you. You are something that happens to you.” – Anon
  64. “There are two tragedies in life – one is not to get your heart’s desire, and the other is to get it. The difference between these two is what separates man from animals.” – Mark Twain
  65. “There are people who claim to know everything, who think they know how all the world works, and those who do nothing but act as if they know, but have no idea why.” – Mark Twain
  66. “That’s the wonderful thing about Christmas: It’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” – Garrison Keilor
  67. “The greatest gift of life is friendship.” – Aristoteles
  68. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu
  69. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden
  70. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney
  71. “You must accept that there is an end to all things. Nothing lasts forever. So, because what will be will be, enjoy what you have while it’s here.” – David Goggins
  72. “You can get out of anything if you’ll just make up your mind to do it.” – Floyd McClure
  73. “Failure is success if we learn from it.” – Malcolm S Forbes
  74. “At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato
  75. “The first question which the priest, the politician or the philosopher asks himself is: What is truth? The second question which he asks himself is: What is power? The third question which he asks himself is: What is knowledge? And the forth question which he asks himself is: What is happiness?” – Carl Jung
  76. “The most useless of all words, ‘maybe’, says quite enough.” – Oscar Wilde
  77. “It’s not what you look at that matters… it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau
  78. “I am not young enough to know everything.” – Oscar Wilde
  79. “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it’s going to last forever.” – Stephen R. Donaldson (Stephen Donaldson’s Trivia)
  80. “The only thing harder than succeeding is to keep on succeeding.” – Henry Ford
  81. “In the race of life, talent is generally fatal, but stupidity is never without a witness.” – Elbridge S. Brooks
  82. “Because it was simple, it took a genius to think of it.” – Anonymous
  83. “The Bourgeois’s tragedy is not that he is poor, but that he is so rich.” – Karl Marx
  84. “All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost” – J R R Tolkien

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