700+ Inspirational Quotes – Best Quotes To Inspire Your Success

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Inspirational quotes have become a cornerstone of motivation and personal growth for countless individuals worldwide. The best inspirational quotations in this collection act as a fountain of knowledge, providing direction and inspiration to help you on your way to success.

These quotes, celebrated for their ability to uplift spirits and spark determination, are not just mere words but powerful catalysts for change. People repeatedly turn to these best inspirational quotes because they provide inspiration and a sense of direction when facing life’s challenges. The reminders encourage us to recognize our inner strength, resilience, ability to overcome hardships, and potential to accomplish great things even amidst obstacles. These quotes work like a compass, showing us the way to our goals and helping us overcome obstacles.

So, dive into this treasury of inspiration and let these quotes light the way to your success.

Best Inspirational Quotes

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou


The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing. – Walt Disney


Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you. —Walt Whitman


Do one thing every day that scares you. ― Eleanor Roosevelt


The purpose of our lives is to be happy. — Dalai Lama


If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission. Anonymous

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius


Success isn’t easy, and that’s a good thing – at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous! – David Fairweather


Life is about making an impact, not making an income. — Kevin Kruse


Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined. — Andrew Hendrixson

Quotes inspirational

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.  – Alexander Graham Bell


Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible! — Audrey Hepburn


Dream big and dare to fail Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill


Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. -Steve Jobs


The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty. – Winston Churchill


It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. — Amelia Barr


We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.-
Kurt Vonnegut


You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.
― William W. Purkey


Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. — John Lennon


Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. — John Wooden


Give it you’re all. Whatever work you do, do it to the best of your ability. – Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis


Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. – Napoleon Hill


Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. — Coco Chanel


Either you run the day or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn


I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. — Maya Angelou


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.- Lao Tzu


The scariest moment is always just before you start. – Stephen King 

Inspirational quotes for teens

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Buddha


Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today. – Will Rogers


The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. — Bertrand Russell


When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. ― Paulo Coelho

Get busy living or get busy dying. — Stephen King


To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. Anonymous


Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. — George Addair


When ordinary people decide to step out and be part of something big, that’s when they become extraordinary. – Brett Harris


Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. –Albert Einstein


Creativity is intelligence having fun. — Albert Einstein


I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. -Thomas Jefferson


Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. — Henry Ford


What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Little by little, one travels far.  – J. R. R. Tolkien


What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up. – Vince Lombardi


Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. —Malala Yousafzai


Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. ― Neil Gaiman


Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ― Mahatma Gandhi


You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. — Mae West


If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary. —Jim Rohn


Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. – Lance Armstrong


A beautiful diamond asks to be viewed from many angles, shining in the light. – Clare Josa


Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.  –Robert Frost


Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other. — Brian Tracy


Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison

Motivational Quotes

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. — Vince Lombardi


You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Gandhi


I exist as I am, that is enough. – Walt Whitman


If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however, measured or far away. – Henry David Thoreau


If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You. – Steve Jobs

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. —Earl Nightingale


Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.
― Langston Hughes


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ― Eleanor Roosevelt


Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.– Thomas A. Edison


Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain. Anonymous


We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kenji Miyazawa


Inspiration responds to our attentiveness in various and sometimes unexpected ways.  –  Wayne W. Dyer


I attribute my success to this, I never gave or took any excuse. –Florence Nightingale


Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you. — Grace Coddington


You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.-
George Lorimer


Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it. — Charles Swindoll


Tough times never last, but tough people do. – Dr. Robert Schuller


We know what we are, but know not what we may be. – William Shakespeare


We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell


People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do. – Rob Siltanen


The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.—Thomas Jefferson


And nowhere is my secret, a very simple secret, It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ― Mahatma Gandhi


If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.– Albert Einstein


A problem is a chance for you to do your best. – Duke Ellington


Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life–think of it, the dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. —Swami Vivekananda


Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but the only action truly brings you closer to your dreams. – Brad Sugars


You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky


What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.— Henry David Thoreau


Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.-
Robert Louis Stevenson


If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. — Oprah Winfrey


Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. – Helen Keller 


Paths are made by walking. – Franz Kafka


It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. – Aristotle

Inspirational quotes for success

Failure Will Never Overtake Me If My Determination To Succeed Is Strong Enough.– Og Mandino


Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. —E. E. Cummings


What’s meant to be will always find away.  ― Trisha Yearwood


Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. ― Martin Luther King Jr


Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.– Babe Ruth

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney


Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. – Bob Riley


If you want something out of life you have to go out there and get it, because it is not just going to be given to you.  – Kelvin Waites


I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan


If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, but never the goal. — Author Unknown


Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. – Dalai Lama


None of us is as smart as all of us. — Ken Blanchard


There is only one success, to be able to spend your life in your own way. – Christopher Morley


Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. – Unknown Author


Two roads diverged in a wood and me – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost


Entrepreneurs Are Great At Dealing With Uncertainty And Also Very Good At Minimizing Risk. That’s The Classic Entrepreneur.– Mohnish Pabrai


The power of imagination makes us infinite. —John Muir


If you’re reading this…
Congratulations, you’re alive.
If that’s not something to smile about,
then I don’t know what is.
― Chad Sugg


Without music, life would be a mistake.― Friedrich Nietzsche


Money and success don’t change people, they merely amplify what is already don’t change people, they merely amplify what is already there. — Will Smith


Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them. –Anonymous


Remember it’s just a bad day, not a bad life.


No one can give you your goals. No one can dig for you. This is your journey. – Warren Philip Gates


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart


I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.Abraham Lincoln


One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress. – Viggo Mortensen


I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. — Jimmy Dean


The best way out is always through. – Robert Frost


Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable. – Naval Ravikant


I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. – Muhammad Ali


We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated. – Maya Angelou


Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. —Maya Angelou


The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all. ― Walt Disney


We accept the love we think we deserve.― Stephen Chbosky


Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. – Steve Jobs


If you do what you always did, you will get what you always got. – Anonymous


Whatever is worrying you right now, forget about it. Take a deep breath, stay positive and know that things will get better. – Unknown Author


Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life. – Vic Johnso


Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. –Babe Ruth


Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. — Robin Sharma

Short motivational quotes

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. – Denis Waitley


Believe you can and you’re halfway there. — Theodore Roosevelt


Make each day your masterpiece. – John Wooden


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. – Oscar Wilde

You must do the things you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt


Knowing Is Not Enough, We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings. —Gustave Flaubert


We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ― Maya Angelou


Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. ― Marilyn Monroe


Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. — Seneca


Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill


It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. – Jillian Michaels


Hold the words and intentions gently with you as you go about your day, take action as it’s called for and as it feels right for you and then simply watch as life unfolds and opens up for you. – Cat O’Connor


Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone


You cannot save people, you can just love them. — Anaïs Nin


I don’t wish it was easier. Wish you were better. – Jim Rohn


To handle yourself, use your head, to handle others, use your heart. — Eleanor Roosevelt


The best dreams happen when you’re awake. – Cherie Gilderbloom


Begin now to be what you will be hereafter. – Saint Jerome


As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. — John F. Kennedy


Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect, What Would It Look Like? – Brian Tracy


I dwell in possibility. —Emily Dickinson


Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. ― Maya Angelou


There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. ― Albert Einstein


If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. – Eleanor Roosevelt


Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. –Proverb


Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes them meaningful.


Loving ourselves allows us to show up in the world so we can love others, uplift others, and make the world a more loving place. – Troy L Love


Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being. –Kevin Kruse


It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark. — Howard Ruff


Do the hard jobs first. Easy jobs will take care of themselves. – Dale Carnegie


Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. — Les Brown


Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. – Christopher Reeve


We have to do the best we are capable of. This is our sacred human responsibility. – Albert Einstein

Motivational quotes for students

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. – Isaac Newton


We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action. Dr. Henry Link


Light tomorrow with today. —Elizabeth Barrett Browning


You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.
― Saul Bellow


Fairy tales are more than true, not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. ― Neil Gaiman

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.– Henry Ford


Successful entrepreneurs are givers and not takers of positive energy. –Anonymous


You are so much more than what you are going through. – John Tew


When you see the world through serene eyes, you generate peace wherever you go.Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis


Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. –John Lennon


Take your dreams seriously. — Author Unknown


Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.-
Tyler Perry


Alone, we can do so little, together we can do so much. — Helen Keller


Every moment is a fresh beginning. – T.S. Eliot 


Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer. – Dan Brown


Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm but to add color to my sunset sky. – Rabindranath Tagore


Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing. –Helen Keller


I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. —Zane Grey


The unexamined life is not worth living. ― Socrates


Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. ― Bill Keane


In order to write about life first, you must live it.– Ernest Hemingway


Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.Vaibhav Shah


Passion first and everything will fall into place. – Holly Holm


By learning to love and treasure myself, I will become that much better able to deeply love and treasure someone else. – Troy L. Love


We become what we think about. –Earl Nightingale


There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. — Thich Nhat Hanh


Happiness is not in the mere possession of money, it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. — Mark Twain


Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. – Charles Kettering


The brain is wider than the sky. – Emily Dickinson


Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. – Lao Tzu


The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others. – Hasidic Proverb


A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. —Joyce Meyer


Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely. ― Roy T. Bennett


I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.― Thomas A. Edison


The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.– Frank Sinatra

Motivational quotes for work

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them. Chris Grosser


You don’t gain anything from stressing. Remember that.


Embrace the present moment fully and with passion, because only through the present moment do we truly live. – Richard L. Haight


Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –Charles Swindoll


Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. – Zig Ziglar


I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan


Don’t count the days, make the days count. – Muhammad Ali


If you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. – Toni Morrison


A place for everything, everything in its place. – Benjamin Franklin


The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt


When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. — Wilma Rudolph


I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. ― Edgar Allan Poe


The opposite of love does not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. ― Elie Wiesel


Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like its heaven on earth. – Attributed to various sources


Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.Albert Einstein


You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling at your weakest.


Success is inevitable if you keep moving. The only thing that matters is that you keep going. The only way to truly fail at a marathon is to stop taking the next step. – Tim Grahl


The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –Alice Walker


Champions keep playing until they get it right.Billie Jean King


The future depends on what you do today. – Mahatma Gandhi


I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. — Stephen Covey


The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. – Jimmy Johnson


Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever the fuck you were doing to do anyway. – Robert Downey Jr


Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. – Helen Keller


What You Lack In Talent Can Be Made Up With Desire, Hustle And Giving 110% All The Time. – Don Zimmer


Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. —Jim Rohn


It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.― Vincent Van Gogh


I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. ― Albert Einstein


Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. – Leo Burnett


Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. —Eleanor Roosevelt


Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations. – Zig Ziglar


Determine what motivates you and you can find your path to love, happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete. – Louis Howard


The mind is everything. What you think you become.  –Buddha


You will succeed because most people are lazy. — Shahir Zag


The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. – Confucius

Inspiring quotes

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. –Henry Ford


You must not only aim right but draw the bow with all your might. – Henry David Thoreau


Individuals search for truth, groups search for consensus. Naval Ravikant


Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!  – Anne Frank


Do What You Can With All You Have, Wherever You Are. – Theodore Roosevelt


In a gentle way, you can shake the world. —Mahatma Gandhi


Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. ― Roy T. Bennett


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go― Dr. Seuss


Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.– Soren Kierkegaard


If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents–start charging for it.Kim Garst


Staying positive does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that you will be okay no matter how things turn out.


You are always stronger and more resourceful than you give yourself credit for. – Rob Moore


The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. –Chinese Proverb


Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.— Thomas Edison


Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile. – Gary Ryan Blair


Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision, the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. — Andrew Carnegie


Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers


The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – W.B. Yeats


What we think, we become. – Buddha


Develop An ‘Attitude Of Gratitude’. Say Thank You To Everyone You Meet For Everything They Do For You.  – Brian Tracy


Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. —Rabindranath Tagore


The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. ― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu


It is never too late to be what you might have been. ― George Eliot


Turn your wounds into wisdom. — Oprah Winfrey


A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.David Brinkley


Success is what happens after you have survived all of your disappointments.


Everyone has the potential to live a fulfilling life. The difference lies in how we look at things. – Vishal Pandey


An unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates


A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.


Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln


The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job. — Zig Ziglar


When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. – Mary Kay Ash


It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. – William Shakespeare


A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneselfRead more at . – Joseph Campbell


You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream. – C.S. Lewis


Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. —Joseph Campbell


It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.― Lou Holtz


There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.― Maya Angelou


The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.—Dolly Parton


If you’re going through hell keep going.Winston Churchill


Goals may give focus, but dreams give power. – John Maxwell 


There’s no such thing as lack of time, only lack of focus. We can all do the things we really want to do. – Robyn Pearce


Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen


Numbing the pain for a while will only make it worse when you finally feel it. — Albus Dumbledore


Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Saint Francis


Change your thoughts and you change your world. — Norman Vincent Peale


Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. – Napoleon Hill


Great things never came from comfort zones. – Neil Strauss

Quotes for students from teachers

We convince by our presence. – Walt Whitman


To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage. – Confucius


Each day provides its own gifts. —Marcus Aurelius


Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. ― Roy T. Bennett


Everything you can imagine is real. ― Pablo Picasso

Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can. — Hillary Clinton


The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. –Anonymous


Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.


In the business world, you might remember leaders who inspired you to develop your own skills and possibly to take chances. – Michael A. Pitcher


Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi


Do it with passion, or not at all. — Rosa Nouchette Carey


People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. – Dale Carnegie


There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly endures. — Josiah Gilbert Holland


A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb


I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between. – Sylvia Plath


Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. – Warren Buffett


Reading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body. – Brian Tracy


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. —Nathaniel Hawthorne


It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform. ― Roy T. Bennett


You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. ― C.S. Lewis


Don’t settle for what life gives you, make life better and build something. — Ashton Kutcher


Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument. Anonymous


Hustle until you no longer have to introduce yourself.


Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.  Peter F Drucker


 I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. –Stephen Covey


The grass is greener where you water it. — Neil Barringham


To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing. – Eva Young


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. — William James


There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. – Roger Staubach


When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.Joe Namath


I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. – Audrey Hepburn


Fake It Until You Make It! Act As If You Had All The Confidence You Require Until It Becomes Your Reality. – Brian Tracy

Famous quotes

If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present. ― Roy T. Bennett


To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.― J.K. Rowling


Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually, it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off. — Kevin Hart


What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. —Oscar Wilde


You don’t always get what you wish for. But you always get what you work for.

Life without purpose is meaningless. – Amy Torres


 Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. –Pablo Picasso


Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. — Earl Nightingale


Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. – William Patten


Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. — Farrah Gray


The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer. – John Madden 


There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. – Ernest Hemingway


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank


The Future Belongs To The Competent. Get Good, Get Better, Be The Best! – Brian Tracy


More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate. ― Roy T. Bennett


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ― George Bernard Shaw


Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. — Kobe Bryant


The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. –Anonymous


You don’t find will power, you create it.


It is life’s principle and you have to accept it as it comes; nothing happens when nothing is done. – Israelmore Ayivor


You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. –Christopher Columbus


Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from. — Seth Godin


Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything. – Patrick Suskind


Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. — Dalai Lama


If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Frederick Douglass


Understand: you are one of a kind. Your character traits are a kind of chemical mix that will never be repeated in history. There are ideas unique to you, a specific rhythm and perspective that are your strengths, not your weaknesses. You must not be afraid of your uniqueness. – Robert Greene


There is nothing impossible to him who will try. – Alexander the Great


For Every Reason It’s Not Possible, There Are Hundreds Of People Who Have Faced The Same Circumstances And Succeeded. – Jack Canfield

Positive quotes

Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them. ― Roy T. Bennett


Listen to the must not, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’t, the impossibles, the wants. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ― Shel Silverstein


I like criticism. It makes you strong. — LeBron James


The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Bruce Feirstein


You cannot fail at being yourself. – Wayne Dyer

Being confident with what you do drives you to achieve your goals, work at your best and overcome any challenges that come your way.Matt Morris


The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. –Mark Twain


If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. — Seth Godin


You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind. – Irish Proverb


You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. — Maya Angelou


What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. – Tim Ferriss


You are the person you have been waiting for. – Joe Dispenza


And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning. – Isaac Asimov


A Room Without Books Is Like A Body Without A Soul. – Marcus Tullius Cicero


Take responsibility for your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands. ― Roy T. Bennett


When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ― Helen Keller


You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. ― George Clooney


When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you. Lolly Daskal


The first and greatest victory is to conquer self. – Plato


Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen. – Wayne Huizenga


Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. — John Maxwell


Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton


I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. — Rosa Parks


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard


If you’re willing to bleed a little every day, you may win big later. – Naval Ravikant


Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. – Desiderius Erasmus


I Think Goals Should Never Be Easy, They Should Force You To Work, Even If They Are Uncomfortable At The Time. – Michael Phelps


You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. ― Marcus Aurelius


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ― Winston S. Churchill


Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this. — Celine Dion


I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. —Oprah Winfrey


Results happen over time, not overnight. Work hard, stay consistent, and be patient.


Whether in athletics, business, government or in the context of one’s own family, the best leaders inspire others to harness their utmost potential to benefit the common good. – Peter Tormey


The best revenge is massive success. –Frank Sinatra


Never apologize for having high standards. People who really want to be in your life will rise up to meet them. — Ziad K. Abdelnour


Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks. – Elbert Hubbard


I would rather die of passion than of boredom. — Vincent van Gogh


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it to work. – Richard Bach


Extreme people get extreme results. – Sam Altman


Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it. – Jules Renard


One Of The Lessons That I Grew Up With Was To Always Stay True To Yourself And Never Let What Somebody Else Says Distract You From Your Goals. – Michelle Obama


Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. ― Roy T. Bennett


You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one. ― John Lennon


Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met – obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty. — John F. Kennedy 


No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist. –Anonymous


With confidence, you have won before you have started. – Marcus Garvey


Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. – Bill Bradley


People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.  That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar


I never dream of success. I worked for it. — Estee Lauder


This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it to work, realize it is playing. – Alan Wilson Watts


A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.


Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions. – Albert Einstein 


The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. – Michel de Montaigne


The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke


Today’s Accomplishments Were Yesterday’s Impossibilities. – Robert H. Schuller

Short inspirational quotes

Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.― Roy T. Bennett


It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then. ― Lewis Carroll


Live for each second without hesitation. — Elton John


If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. —Albert Einstein

Success is what comes after you stop making excuses. – Luis Galarza


Goals allow you to take control. Instead of living life by chance, you live by choice. Kam Knight


 Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. –Anais Nin


Avoiding failure is to avoid progress.


Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. – Stephen R. Covey


A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. — Albert Einstein


Do what you love and the money will follow. – Marsha Sinetar


The easiest way to change the world is to change yourself. – Maxime Lagacé


Reach for it. Push yourself as far as you can. – Christa McAuliffe


You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start, But You Have To Start To Be Great. – Zig Ziglar


Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery. ― J.K. Rowling


What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain. ― Maya Angelou


Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein


Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. –Anonymous


You don’t want to look back and know you could have done better.


If you’ve set goals and you want to achieve them, you have to think positively and achieving those goals will be a lot easier. – Becca Earl


If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. –Vincent Van Gogh


You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. — Bob Dylan


The harder I work, the luckier I get. – Gary Player


Take your time, play the long game, embrace the boring, the difficulties, the uncomfortable. This is how it will happen. – Maxime Lagacé


One today is worth two tomorrows. – Benjamin Franklin


A Clear Vision, Backed By Definite Plans, Gives You A Tremendous Feeling Of Confidence And Personal Power. – Brian Tracy


I dream my painting and I paint my dream. ― Vincent Willem van Gogh


It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. ― Paulo Coelho


Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. — Confucius


What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable. Anonymous


The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. – J.M. Barrie


Remember to focus on goals that are within your control. – Tony Dungy

Inspirational quotes about love

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle


Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent. – Calvin Coolidge


I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. — Leonardo da Vinci


You`ve got to bumble forward into the unknown. – Frank Gehry


Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. – Jack Kerouac

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. – Lao Tzu


There Are No Limits To What You Can Accomplish, Except The Limits You Place On Your Own Thinking. – Brian Tracy


You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control. ― Elizabeth Gilbert


A person’s a person, no matter how small. ― Dr. Seuss


Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. — Helen Keller


Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. Lolly Daskal


Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin


The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. – Yiddish Proverb


Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. –Jesus


The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. – Mark Twain


If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. — Booker T. Washington


Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. Victor Kiam


Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. – Horace


Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. – Khalil Gibran


There are years that ask questions and years that answer. ― Zora Neale Hurston


You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. ― Nicholas Sparks


My mama always said life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. — Forrest Gump 


Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. – Anonymous


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale


You gotta stay hungry! Stay focused! And you better have a heart! The heart of a champion!  Eric Thomas


The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. –Ralph Waldo Emerson


Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work. – Joseph Barbara


When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. — Erma Bombeck


The dreamers are the saviors of the world.- James Allen


I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. – Jack London


Someday is not a day of the week. –Denise Brennan-Nelson


Only the paranoid survive– Andy Grove


Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. – Albert Einstein

Inspirational quotes for life

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.– Archie Griffen


If you can dream it, you can achieve it. – Zig Ziglar


Love and desire are the spirit’s wings to great deeds. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. ― Jane Goodall


Well-behaved women seldom make history. ― Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. — Lao-Tze


Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it. –Anonymous


When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to get it. – Jim Rohn


When people come alongside us during difficult times to give us renewed courage, a renewed spirit, renewed hope—that’s encouragement. – Dr. David Jeremiah


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined. –Henry David Thoreau


If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax. – Abraham Lincoln


The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket. — Will Rogers


The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. – Henry David Thoreau


Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


Hire character. Train skill. –Peter Schutz


It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.– Babe Ruth


It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. – Jalal Al-Din Muhammad Rumi


Nothing lasts forever. Not even your troubles. – Arnold H Glasgow


Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses


How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! – John Muir


Love is the absence of judgment. ― Dalai Lama XIV


When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always. ― Mahatma Gandhi


When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another. — Helen Keller


Your problem isn’t a problem. Your reaction is the problem.  – Anonymous


The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. – Swati Sharma


Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. – Michelle Obama


Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect. W. Clement Stone


I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours. – Leah Busque


Stand up for what is right, even if you stand alone. – Suzy Kassem


Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.-Mary Tyler Moore


You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. – Beverly Sills

Inspirational quotes for work

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises. – Leo Buscaglia


Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.
Steve Maraboli


So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
― F. Scott Fitzgerald


The healthiest response to life is joy. — Deepak Chopra

You can do anything, but not everything. – Anonymous


Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. — Confucius


Failure is success in progress. – Albert Einstein


 Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.  –Booker T. Washington


Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. – Peter Drucker


Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. — Ancient Indian Proverb


Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated. – Russell Warren


From error to error one discovers the entire truth. – Sigmund Freud


Everyone lives by selling something. –Robert Louis Stevenson


If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore. – Michele Ruiz


You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. – Robin Williams


Being strong means rejoicing in who you are, complete with imperfections.-Margaret Woodhouse


Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. – Jamie Paolinetti


Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. – C. S. Lewis


The reason it hurts so much to separate is that our souls are connected. Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we’ve lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them, we’ve found each other. And maybe each time, we’ve been forced apart for the same reasons. That means that this goodbye is both a goodbye for the past ten thousand years and a prelude to what will come.
― Nicholas Sparks


I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. ― Herbert Bayard Swope


Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. — Lillian Dickson


Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. Steve Jobs


Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe


A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.  – Mary Kay


We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark, the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. –Plato


Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity. – Louis Pasteur


When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?  — Sydney Harris

Funny inspirational quotes

There are no short cuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills


Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. – Samuel Beckett


The golden rule for every businessman is this, Put yourself in your customer’s place. Orison Swett Marden


We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. – Arianna Huffington


It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. – Nelson Mandela

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.Nora Roberts


Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. – Joshua J. Marine


Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. – Napoleon Hill


Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. ― Rumi Jalalud-Din


Peace begins with a smile.. ― Mother Teresa


The best portion of a good man’s life is his little nameless, unencumbered acts of kindness and of love. — Wordsworth


There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world, those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. Ray Goforth


Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mahatma Gandhi


Don’t be afraid to stumble. Any investor will tell you that you don’t follow a plan for before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it’s enough. – Charles Kettering


 Teach thy tongue to say, “I do not know,” and thous shalt progress. –Maimonides


In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt


Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. — Benjamin Disraeli


Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. – Arthur Christopher Benson


You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration. – James Allen


If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Napoleon Hill


Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE. – Joss Whedon


No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else. – Charles Dickens


The only place you find success before work is in the dictionary. – May V Smith


If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. – Latin Proverb


God loves to help him who strives to help himself. – Aeschylus


You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. ― Jack London


Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ― Margaret Mead


Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. — Charles Swindoll


Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams


People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going. Now think of a ship leaving a harbor and think of it with a complete voyage mapped out and planned. The captain and crew know exactly where it’s going and how long it will take. – Earl Nightingale


When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.  When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I wrote down ‘happy’.  They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. – John Lennon

Inspirational quotes for students

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. – Seneca


We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. — Ronald Reagan


If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.  – Ben Hogan


Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. – Les Brown


The best leaders are those most interested in surrounding themselves with assistants and associates smarter than they are. They are frank in admitting this and are willing to pay for such talents. Antos Parrish

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love as you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like its heaven on earth. ― William W. Purkey


Don’t shortchange the future, because of fear in the present. – Barack Obama


A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw


If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. – Sheryl Sandberg


If you always put a limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. – Bruce Lee


To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
― Mahatma Gandhi


Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live. ― Gustave Flaubert


Keep calm and carry on. — Winston Churchill


I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. —Thomas Jefferson


Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. – Newt Gingrich


It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela


Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb


It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials. – Bruce Lee


Nothing will work unless you do. —Maya Angelou


The best way to predict the future is to invent it. – Alan Kay


Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino


Beware of monotony, it’s the mother of all the deadly sins. – Edith Wharton


Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers. – Socrates


I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. – Nelson Mandela


Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.– Eleanor Roosevelt


Just know, when you truly want success, you’ll never give up on it. No matter how bad the situation may get.

Inspirational quotes for teachers

We have it in our power to begin the world over again. – Thomas Paine


For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson


Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (…) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present. ― John Green


Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars. — Jack Kerouac


The starting point of all achievement is desire. Napoleon Hill

Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. – Rikki Rogers


You cannot let a fear of failure or a fear of comparison or a fear of judgment stop you from doing what’s going to make you great. – Charlie Day


When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu


Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t. – Gertrude B. Elion


I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. —Mother Teresa


Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer


If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else. – Laurence J. Peter


Nothing really works unless you would rather be doing something elseJ.M. Barrie


Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.― Eleanor Roosevelt


You are never strong enough that you don’t need help. – Cesar Chavez


It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes. – Sally Field


Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude. – Denis Waitley


Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.  ― Elinor Glyn


Whatever you are, be a good one. ― Abraham Lincoln


Life is a flower of which love is the honey. — Victor Hugo

Inspirational quotes for kids

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.  — Robert Collier


He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali


Although we cannot intentionally change many aspects of ourselves or our world, we can exert some power over the courses of our own lives. – James O. Prochaska


Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. –Maya Angelou


If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. – Olin Miller

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. —Plutarch


If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough. – Mario Andretti 


Not all those who wander are lost. – J. R. R. Tolkien


Without a customer, you don’t have a business — all you have is a hobby. Don Peppers


The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.


Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals. – Martin Luther King Jr.


I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down. – Allen H Neuharth


I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself. – Albert Einstein


The only journey is the one within. – Rainer Maria Rilke


The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it. ― Jordan Belfort


I hope she’ll be a fool — that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald


Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. — Marilyn Monroe


If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work. Thomas J. Watson


We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. – Barbara De Angelis

Quotes for work

You are who you are, and nothing can change that. You’re beautiful just as you are. – Karen Flaherty


First, have a definite, clear practical ideal, a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. –Aristotle


Plenty of men can do good work for a spurt and with the immediate promotion in mind, but for the promotion you want a man in whom good work has become a habit. – Henry L. Doherty


Action is the foundational key to all success. – Pablo Picasso 


Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden

To be most effective in sales today, it’s imperative to drop your ‘sales’ mentality and start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you.  – Jill Konrath


If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is. – Catherine Pulsifer


Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces I would still plant my apple tree. – Martin Luther


Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.- George Weinberg


Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. – Jack Canfield


When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go. – Carol Burnett


The soul is healed by being with children. ― Fyodor Dostoevsky


Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse. ― Thomas Szasz


Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. — Buddha


All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. Michael John Bobak


When you fear your struggles, your struggles consume you. When you face your struggles, you overcome them.


Wholehearted living is not a onetime choice. It is a process. In fact, I believe it’s the journey of a lifetime. Brene Brown


You can’t fall if you don’t climb.  But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.


Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves. –Chanakya


I will go anywhere as long as it is forward. – David Livingston


In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. – Miguel de Cervantes

Inspirational quotes for women

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, but you will also succeed in life. Mary Kay Ash


You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.


If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas Edison


The only thing keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself about why you don’t have it. People who are willing to die to succeed will tend to succeed . -Tony Robbins

Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan. – Larry Winget


Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close. – John Ruskin


Tomorrow will be better.”
“But what if it’s not?” I asked.
“Then you say it again tomorrow. Because it might be. You never know, right? At some point, tomorrow will be better.
― Morgan Matson


May you live every day of your life. ― Jonathan Swift


Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny. — Stephen Hawking


You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing. –Philippos


I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. – Nelson Mandela


Like many things in life, your compassion is a skill that can be exercised. – Simeon Lindstrom


We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. – Marie Curie


Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. – Stephen King


If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?  – Joe Namath 


All for one and one for all. – Alexandre Dumas


It’s not just about being better. It’s about being different. You need to give people a reason to choose your business. –Tom Abbott


Impossible is just an opinion. – Paulo Coelho


We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. – Mother Teresa


People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Inspirational quotes for men

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard


The things that we love tell us what we are. – Thomas Aquinas


Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.
― Roy T. Bennett


I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. ― Robert Fulghum


The greatest pleasure of life is love. — Euripides

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. — Pablo Picasso


The path to success is to take massive, determined action. – Tony Robbins


Yes, indeed, one word of encouragement can change the world. – Debbie Macomber


You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame. –Erica Jong


There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills


Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try. – Yoda


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle


Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.  – Andy Warhol


Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up. – Isabelle Lafleche


I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts. – Sylvester Stallone


Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. – Bruce Barton


I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do – Lucas


Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu


Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager. ― Susan Sontag

Inspirational quotes for girls

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. ― George Orwell


Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. — Benjamin Franklin


The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. Vidal Sassoon


Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James


The talents we each have been blessed with can only be developed if we use them fully to benefit the lives of others as well as our own. – Karen Casey

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. –Bill Cosby


I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich. – Jim Carrey


Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it. – Ted Williams 


That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far. – Gary Vaynerchuk


Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Henry S. Haskins


Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value. – Desmond Tutu


There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask “What if I fall?”
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?
― Erin Hanson


You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. ― A.A. Milne


I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine. —Neil Armstrong 


I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing. Martha Stewart


Strength is the product of struggle. You must do what others don’t achieve what others won’t. – Henry Rollins

Quotes about work ethic

The trials in our lives are valuable lessons and those lessons can be used to avoid similar situations in the future or even help someone else. – Neviesh Perry


 If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. – Abigail Van Buren


If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. – David Allen


A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain. – Mildred Struven


Choosing a goal and sticking to it changes everything. – Scott Reed

He who has a why to live can bear almost anyhow. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion.  – Simon Sinek


If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it. – Elon Musk


Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation. – Michael Jackson


An obstacle is often a stepping stone. – William Prescott


The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ― Sharon Salzberg


Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? ― L.M. Montgomery


If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. —Bill Clinton


As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.Bill Gates


Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. – Roy T. Bennett


Forgiveness is for YOU, not the other person. Holding a grudge weighs down your spirit and can make you become a person you don’t want to be. – Joanna C Smith


 The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself–the invisible battles inside all of us–that’s where it’s at. –Jesse Owens


Think of many things; do one. – Portuguese proverb


Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. – Douglas Ivester


If you can imagine it, we can make it.  – John Dykstra

Let the Best Inspirational Quotes serve as your compass as you strive for success. These powerful words of wisdom can ignite your potential, boost your spirits, and lead you to triumph.

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