A quote is the reproduction of a short excerpt from a speech or a writing written earlier in a text or in a form of oral expression. According to Olivier Millet, a quote is “a fact of speech (writing), for individual and unique definition, which is included as such – quoted – by another speaker or an infinite number of speakers” (Dictionary of quotations, 1992 . V).
Inspirational quotes can do wonder in the life of people. For instance, an inspirational quote about life can help an individual appreciate life in time of discouragement. This compilation includes top best inspirational quotes from 2015 from famous people such as Pope Francis, Edward Snowden, Donald Trump, and others.
“Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends.”
The American author made that quote in “Go Set A Watchman,” her first novel since 1960’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
“Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.”
Edward Snowden, while he was speaking in a Reddit Q&A in May 2015.
“As you probably could’ve guessed by this moment, I have decided, in 2020, to run for president.”
The rapper made the declaration during his epic Video Vanguard Award speech at the VMAs MTV Sunday night
Did I also mention Kanye West blasphemes by calling himself God?
Republican Candidate Donald Trump
“I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me —and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.”
The “big mouth politician” made this comment to answer a question about his plans to control illegal immigration through the US-Mexican border.
Republican Candidate Donald Trump
“We need a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States while we figure out what the hell is going on.”
This is SO FAR the most controversial comment from Trump. Leaders around the world finally stand to tell him Enough Is Enough.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson
“I have to say when Donald Trump says that there are parts of London that are ‘no go’ areas, I think he’s betraying a quite stupefying ignorance that makes him frankly unfit to hold the office of President of the United States.
The mayor, Boris Johnson, slams Donald Trump as being ‘Out Of His Mind” and unfit to be president of the United Sates.
“Donald Trump’s not a conservative. He’s not a liberal. He‘s not an independent. He believes in Donald Trump.”
The Republican presidential candidate makes this trenchant comment of his fellow candidate’s political convictions.
“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP.”
This is one of memorable quotes of 2015. Leonard Nimoy, the much-loved actor, died on February 27, aged 83.
“God always forgives, we men forgive sometimes, but nature never forgives. If you give her a slap, she will give you one. I believe that we have exploited nature too much.”
The Pope makes this unequivocal comment while he was talking about climate change due to our devastating effects on the environment.
“The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there. So here’s to all the writers, the awesome people … who have redefined what it means to be beautiful, to be sexy, to be a leading woman, to be black.”
Davis is the first black actress to win the Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role in the awards’ 67-year history. She made the comment to inspire others.
“Call your mom, call your dad, if you’re lucky enough to have a parent or two alive on this planet, call them.”
The winner of the Best Supporting Actor Oscar, for his role in “Whiplash,” pays tribute to parents all over the world.
“Jesus fed 5,000 people with two fishes and a loaf of bread. That’s not a miracle. That’s tapas.”
This is a profane quote from the comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival in August 2015.
“Let’s admit it, we all got two wolves in us, a good one and a bad one, you know what I’m talking about — and they BOTH wanna eat…We just gotta feed that good wolf a little more than the other one.”
Mr. McConaughey said the quote during his commencement speech to new graduates at the University of Houston.
“I am Malala. But I am also Shazia. I am Kainat. I am Kainat Soomro. I am Mezon. I am Amina. I am those 66 million girls who are deprived of education. And today I am not raising my voice, it is the voice of those 66 million girls.”
Who can forget this Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt in 2012 because she stands for female education? Fortunately Malala Yousafzai has survived and received the Nobel Peace Prize.
“I am a mountain goat that keeps going and going and going, I cannot be stopped, I just keep going.”
This is a quote from Mr. Blatter, Ex FIFA president, a few days before his fifth re-election. But he did the opposite of what he said; he stepped down soon after due to accusations of corruption within FIFA.