Inspirational Quotes

There are times when we need a little motivation from external sources. This quotes from authors, poets and other notables will help to motivate and inspire you to achieve your dreams and goals.

"Advance our standards, set upon our foes; Our ancient word of courage, fair Saint George, Inspire us with the spleen of fiery dragons!" - Richard III - William Shakespeare


"You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are!" - The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle


"Am I the Greatest? I don't know. I'm the greatest that I can be." (source) - Serena Williams


"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams." (source) - Oprah Winfrey


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


"When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." - I am Malala - Malala Yousafzai


"The secret to being wrong isn't to avoid being wrong! The secret is being willing to be wrong. The secret is realizing that wrong isn't fatal." - Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? - Seth Godin




"Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"Life doesn't come with any guarantees. You have to risk it to get the biscuit." - The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho


"Sometimes you need a little crisis to get your adrenaline flowing and help you realize your potential." - The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls


"There's always a way. Where there's a will there is a way. You have to believe." (source) - Britney Spears


"Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation." - See You at the Top - Zig Ziglar


"Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success." - My Life and Work - Henry Ford


"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." - (source) - Steve Jobs


"If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires." - Outliers: The Story of Success - Malcolm Gladwell


"There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty." - The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum


"Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds." - Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill


"Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success." - Rich Dad, Poor Dad - Robert T. Kiyosaki


"Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is." - The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway


"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you." - Matthew 7:7 - Jesus


"Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom." - Out of My Later Years - Albert Einstein


"Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality" - (Harvard speech) - Malala Yousafzai


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