The fastest way to success in any endeavor of life is to compile and study the wisdom of people who have been where you want to go. This collective wisdom is stored between quotation marks. Words That Shaped Our World is a powerful collection of quotations that are significant not only for their message, but for who spoke or wrote them and the circumstances under which they were produced. Jim Stovall, a New York Times bestselling author whose books have been adapted into films, and Kathy Johnson, a highly regarded author and editor, share their insight on fifty quotations that transcend the time and place in which they were written and form a powerful part of the collective human experience. These are the quotations we live by, that shape our lives, and that inspire us to live a more meaningful lifeÑquotations from: áPresidents and politiciansÑsuch as Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill áNovelists, poets, and playwrightsÑsuch as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, George Bernard Shaw, and Maya Angelou áScientists, philosophers, and psychologistsÑsuch as Socrates, Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, and Stephen Hawking áPersonal development expertsÑsuch as Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, Zig Ziglar, and Dr. Stephen Covey áFinance and business leadersÑsuch as Warren Buffett, Walt Disney, Ted Turner, and Mary Kay Ash áCivil rights iconsÑsuch as Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela áHumanitariansÑsuch as Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, and Helen Keller áAthletes and coachesÑsuch as Mickey Mantle, John Wooden, Muhammad Ali, Jack Nicklaus, Vince Lombardi áArtists, actors, and musiciansÑsuch as Salvador Dali, Katharine Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, and Willie NelsonContemplate these quotations and discover the inspiration and motivation you need to create an impactful, purposeful life!