— Chinmayananda Saraswati Indian spiritual teacher 1916 - 1993
— Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962
— Colum McCann Irish writer and journalist 1965
„It's not what you will get out of the books that is so enriching - it is what the books will get out of you that will ultimately change your life“
— Robin S. Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams Reaching Your Destiny
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
Variant: We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Extensive research of writings by and about Churchill at the Churchill Centre http://www.winstonchurchill.org fails to indicate that Churchill ever spoke or wrote those words. Some sites list Norman MacEwen as the originator of the quote.
— Thomas Wolsey English political figure and cardinal 1471 - 1530
Attributed to Cardinal Wolsey by columnist George Will, a line that he says was "uttered about Henry VIII", as quoted in William A. Henry In Defense of Elitism (Anchor Books, 1995), p. 45.
— Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954
— Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer 1888 - 1955
— Andrew Carnegie American businessman and philanthropist 1835 - 1919