Citations célèbres en anglais

Ces citations célèbres seront reconnues par la plupart des locuteurs natifs d'anglais. Certaines viennent de la langue écrite (pièces de théâtre, romans ou poèmes), d'autres proviennent de films, et d'autres encore ont été dit par des personnages célèbres de l'histoire. Toutes peuvent être citées dans une conversation, en entier ou en partie, car elles sont si célèbres qu'elles seront reconnues immédiatement. Les citations les plus célèbres sont souvent modifiées légèrement pour faire des blagues, puisque tout le monde va comprendre à la fois la citation originale et la version modifiée. Elles peuvent également faire rire quand vous les citez dans un contexte inattendu.

Citation en anglais Qui l'a dit Langue d'origine
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare Anglais
All that glitters is not gold. William Shakespeare Anglais
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. William Shakespeare Anglais
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. John Kennedy Anglais
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find. the Bible Grec
Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen Anglais
Elementary, my dear Watson. Sherlock Holmes (character) Anglais
For those to whom much is given, much is required. the Bible Grec
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. Rhett Butler (character) Anglais
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Thomas Edison Anglais
Go ahead, make my day. Harry Callahan (character) Anglais
He travels the fastest who travels alone. Rudyard Kipling Anglais
Hell has no fury like a woman scorned. William Congreve Anglais
Hell is other people. Jean-Paul Sartre Français
Here's looking at you, kid. Rick Blaine (character) Anglais
Houston, we have a problem. Jim Lovell (character) Anglais
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King Anglais
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. Blanche Dubois (character) Anglais
I love the smell of napalm in the morning. Lt. Kilgore (character) Anglais
I think therefore I am. Rene Descartes Français
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. W. E. Hickson Anglais
If you are going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill Anglais
If you build it, they will come. Joe Jackson (character) Anglais
If you want something done right, do it yourself. Charles-Guillaume Étienne Français
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. Margaret Thatcher Anglais
I'll be back. Terminator (character) Anglais
I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse. Vito Corleone (character) Anglais
I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. Dorothy (character) Anglais
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. Michael Corleone (character) Anglais
Knowledge is power. Sir Francis Bacon Latin
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. Forrest Gump (character) Anglais
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein Anglais
May the Force be with you. Star Wars (many characters) Anglais
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt Anglais
Not all those who wander are lost. J. R. R. Tolkein Anglais
Nothing is certain except for death and taxes. Benjamin Franklin Anglais
Parting is such sweet sorrow William Shakespeare Anglais
Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely. John Dalberg-Acton Anglais
Speak softly and carry a big stick Theodore Roosevelt Anglais
That’s one small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong Anglais
The love of money is the root of all evil. the Bible Grec
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt Anglais
The truth will set you free. the Bible Grec
There's no place like home. Dorothy (character) Anglais
Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead. Benjamin Franklin Anglais
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. Alfred Lord Tennyson Anglais
To be or not to be, that is the question. William Shakespeare Anglais
To err is human; to forgive, divine. Alexander Pope Anglais
To thine own self, be true. William Shakespeare Anglais
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost Anglais
United we stand, divided we fall. Aesop Grec
What doesn't kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche Allemand
What we've got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. Captain (character) Anglais
Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln Anglais
You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time. Abraham Lincoln Anglais
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Ghandi Anglais
You talkin' to me? Bickle (character) Anglais