99 Interesting Quotes That Will Open Your Mind

Published May 12, 2014
Updated November 9, 2023

Discover interesting quotes from Albert Einstein, Bruce Lee, and others that will change how you see the world.

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While we can't take all of our wisdom from just a few choice words, or even choice sentences, there's just something about a perfectly phrased quote that can open our minds and our hearts, causing us to think and feel things we may not have even thought possible before.

Interesting quotes like these — especially when they come from luminaries like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, or Neil DeGrasse Tyson — can actually shape how we see the world. These words can define who we are and who we will become.

Whether these quotes come from the world of science, politics, the arts, and beyond, they are the words that we live by. But, sometimes, the words we live by don't come from such lofty places at all, but instead from the world of pop culture. After all, just because the following was said by Homer Simpson doesn't make it any less poignant: "Sometime, when you least expect it, you'll realize that someone loved you. And that means that someone can love you again! And that'll make you smile."

Then there are the unquestionably brilliant thinkers that you fully expect to blow your mind, and they do. These are people like Noam Chomsky and Bill Nye, who will dazzle you even with straightforward wisdom like: "Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't."

And that's certainly true of the great minds of this list. So, from the bitingly insightful quotes of Mark Twain to the poignant aphorisms of Bruce Lee, enjoy a fresh outlook on life with these interesting quotes that will change how you see the world, in the gallery above.

And if you enjoyed these interesting quotes, be sure to see All That Is Interesting's most interesting articles as well as other posts on interesting facts and some of history's best insults.

Alexander is a cofounder of All That's Interesting with an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in History and Economics and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies in Economics. He specializes in American history, the Cold War, and true crime.
John Kuroski
John Kuroski is the editorial director of All That's Interesting. He graduated from New York University with a degree in history, earning a place in the Phi Alpha Theta honor society for history students. An editor at All That's Interesting since 2015, his areas of interest include modern history and true crime.
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Baldwin, Alexander. "99 Interesting Quotes That Will Open Your Mind." AllThatsInteresting.com, May 12, 2014, https://allthatsinteresting.com/interesting-quotes. Accessed May 23, 2024.