Inspirational quotes page 1
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn't show
John C. Maxwell
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
An average person with average talent, ambition and education can outstrip the most
brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.
Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are
collaborators in creation.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
I started my life with a single absolute: That the world was mine to shape in the image of my
highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the
Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten
track occasionally and dive into the woods. You'll be certain to find something you have
never seen before.
Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
A mind at peace; a mind
centered and not focused on harming others is stronger than any
physical force in the universe.
Strong, deeply rooted desire is the starting point of all achievement.
Get going. Move forward. Aim high. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope
someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude
and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here!
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
These are the happiest moments of your life - when the real you comes out, when you don't
care about the past and you don't worry about the future. You are childlike.
Don Miguel Ruiz
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large
group of professionals built the Titanic.
There's a redemptive power that making a choice has. You know, rather than feeling like you
are at effect to all the things that are happening - make a choice! You just decide what it's
gonna be, who you gonna be, how you gonna do it. Just decide! And from that point the
universe is gonna get out of your way!
Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they
tell us that dragons can be beaten.
G. K. Chesterton
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
I try to remember to start my day thinking of someone to thank. To me, gratitude and inner
peace go hand in hand.
Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will get you everywhere.
In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Miguel de Cervantes
To become learned, each day add
To become enlightened, each day drop something.
Our deepest fear is not that we are
inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful
beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves,
who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You
are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightening
about shrinking so that other people won't feel unsure around you. We were born to make
manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone. As
we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As
we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering
their attitudes of mind.
lasts forever, so live it up. Drink it down, laugh it off, avoid the bullshit. Take chances
and never have regrets because, at one point, everything you did was exactly what you
our flaws - at least most of them. We constantly face our weakness and our
damage. It can cause us to doubt we will ever live an exceptional life. It isn't true. If history
is any guide, struggling manfully against our deformities is the beginning of greatness.