Inspiration Quotes

130 Inspiration Quotes

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What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.
Napoleon Hill

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
Albert Einstein

When you can’t change the direction of the wind - adjust your sails.
H Jackson Brown Jr

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

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

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Benjamin Franklin

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Robert Brault

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Theodore 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. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D Eisenhower

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
Dr Seuss

Inspiration and genius - one and the same.
Victor Hugo

Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Hasidic Proverb

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

I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says: ‘Leave no stone unturned.’
Edward Bulwer Lytton

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
Sidney Greenberg

We don’t see things the way they are. We see them the way we are.

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.
Joe Girard

If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Arthur Rubinstein

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

Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Ray Kroc

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
Marcel Pagnol

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

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
Horace Bushnell

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Helen Keller

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Lao Tzu

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself.
W C Doane

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
Dennis P Kimbro

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive.
Howard Thurman

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas Jefferson

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli

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