Gift Ideas

Famous Quote Gallery framed prints make great gifts for teachers, business people, lawyers and others. Our prints are not “cheesy” or dormitory style posters with mountains or sunsets with quotations, but distinguished engravings.

Here are a few suggestions:

Business

  • The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
  • Theodore Roosevelt [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.
  • Theodore Roosevelt [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.
  • Winston Churchill [See International Persons for print selection]

  • I feel the harder I work, the more luck I have.
  • Thomas Jefferson [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
  • Abraham Lincoln [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]
    [Note: Should be in every business conference room]

  • An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
  • John F. Kennedy [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • Always do more than is required of you.
  • General George S. Patton [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
  • Henry Ford [See Famous Americans for print selection]

Humanity

  • The true measure of a person is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no benefit.
  • Samuel Johnson [See International Persons for print selection]

  • Character is much easier kept than recovered.
  • Thomas Paine [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.

  • Mark Twain [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • If a person does his best, what else is there?
  • General George S. Patton [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?
  • General George S. Patton [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
  • Alexander the Great [See Names from Antiquity for print selection]

Politics

  • It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
  • Aristotle [See Names from Antiquity for print selection]

  • Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • I never considered a difference in opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
  • Thomas Jefferson [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]
    [Our favorite gift for a person of the opposite political party of your own, whether liberal or conservative]

  • America is too great for small dreams.
  • Ronald Reagan [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • A government of laws, not of men.
  • John Adams [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • My country is the world and my religion is to do good.
  • Thomas Paine [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • The true Republic: Men, their rights and nothing more; Women, their rights and nothing less.
  • Susan B. Anthony [See Famous Americans for print selection]

Legal and Justice

  • The people’s good is the highest law.
  • Cicero [See Names from Antiquity for print selection]

  • The first duty of society is justice.
  • Alexander Hamilton [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one..
  • Voltaire [See International Persons for print selection]

  • Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
  • Oliver Wendell Homes. Jr. [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another.
  • Thomas Jefferson [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

Education

  • I cannot live without books.
  • Thomas Jefferson [See U.S. Presidents for print selection]

  • Tell me… I’ll forget; Teach me… I’ll remember; Involve me… I’ll learn.
  • Benjamin Franklin [See Famous Americans for print selection]

  • To be both a speaker of words and a doer of deeds.
  • Homer [See Names from Antiquity for print selection]

  • Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
  • Oscar Wilde [See International Persons for print selection]

Please call us with any questions or new quote ideas.

Our phone number is (518) 234-9599 and email is contact [at] famousquotegllery.com.

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