Inspirational Quotes

Be encouraged by these inspirational quotes, you will find uplifting and motivating words that you may reflect on and share with others.

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. Maya Angelou
Words of Encouragement

Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.

Good coaching is good teaching and nothing else. Pat Conroy, My Losing Season Coaching

Life is all about growth and change. It's not static. It's not about some destination. Bill Burnett; Dave Evans, Designing Your Life
Quotes about Change

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

Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. Veronica A. Shoffstall
Inspirational Poems

Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt!" Angela Agranoff, Overcoming Guilt and Shame

How can we resent the life we've created for ourselves? Who's to blame, who's to credit, but us? Who can change it, any time we wish, but us? Richard Bach
Quotes about Life

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present. Babatunde Olatunji
Motivational Poems

Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread. Francis Bacon
Funny Inspirational Quotes

What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it.
Poems about Life

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

The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right where we are. Bruce Barton

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a Dad.

I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not. Lucille Ball

Count your blessings, not your troubles.
Count your blessings, not your troubles.

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future." Gail Lumet Buckley

No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give. Catherine Pulsifer

One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough. Josh Billings

Do or do not there is no try. Yoda
Do or do not there is no try. Yoda

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown
Believe In Yourself

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth - not going all the way, and not starting. Buddha

Don't just count your years, make your years count. George Meredith

A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Chinese Proverb

Life is a sum of all your choices. So, what are you doing today? Albert Camus

Every life is a story, make yours a best seller.

A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Young people should know that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved from the shade into sunshine. Andrew Carnegie

Love doesn’t just happen to you. Love is a choice, and it represents a commitment.
Rick Warren

Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.
Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.

A Brother may not be a Friend, but a Friend will always be a Brother. Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened." Charles Swindoll

Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars…or your two legs… or your hands…or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate them. Dale Carnegie

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. Jimmy Carter
Graduation Poems

If God shuts one door he opens another.
If God shuts one door he opens another.
Inspirational Saying

He can who believes he can. Proverb

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

I'll be happy when…'is a false promise. The time to be happy is now. Tony Clark
Quotes about Being Happy

Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day. Helen Steiner Rice

One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind. Charles Dickens

Whatever the problem we have in our life, someone has faced it and overcome it. David DeNotaris
Quotes about Overcoming

Try to do unto others as you would have them do to you, and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes. It is much better that they should fail than you should. Charles Dickens

May there be a miracle in YOUR life today and may you have the EYES to see it. Veronica Hay

The most important things in life aren't things.
The most important things in life aren't things. Anthony J. D'Angelo
Top Ten Quotes

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

Quitters new win. Winners never quit! Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
Never Quit

Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right? Wayne Dyer

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. Thomas Edison

The world is waking up after a long winter. Easter is a time to celebrate life! Trudi Strain Trueit, Easter

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

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

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. Dwight Eisenhower

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. George Eliot

You have three choices in life: give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
Courage Poem

Money CAN buy happiness IF you use it to help others.
Money CAN buy happiness IF you use it to help others.
Helping Others

Live well, learn plenty, laugh often, love much." Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I count my blessings I count you twice.
Irish Proverb

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford

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

Antidote to depression is gratitude.

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin

A true love story never ends.
Romantic Love Poems

A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world. Kahlil Gibran

For Age is not alone of time, or we should never see men old and bent at forty and men young at seventy-three. Edgar A. Guest

May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
Irish Quotes

Now I look beyond what I can't do and focus on what I CAN. Robert M. Hensel

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill

Inspire others to new levels of achievement by using positive encouraging feedback and ideas. Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills

We may not have it all together but together we have it all!
Short Love Poems

What's on the other side of fear? Nothing. Jamie Foxx

Common sense is genius in homespun. Alfred North Whitehead
Common Sense
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. Elbert Hubbard

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

. . . be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1:19

Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others. Martin Luther King Jr.

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. Charles Kettering

One thing I can't recycle is wasted time.
One thing I can't recycle is wasted time.

Live a life that is well balanced; don't do things in excess. Daniel Smith, Banned Subconscious Mind Secrets

The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 (NLT)
Encouraging Bible Verses

If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. Ray Kroc
Customer Service

You can't give a child too much love and if you love somebody, you can't be with them enough. There's no such thing. John Lennon

It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela
It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi

A mothers treasure is her daughter. Catherine Pulsifer

Destiny is the push of our instincts to the pull of our purpose. T. D. Jakes, Destiny: Step into Your Purpose

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino

Only a mediocre person is always at his best. W. Somerset Maugham

Only a smile, only a word, only a kindness done. A brief exchange, a little light of love from one to one. John McLeod

A fact of life we all die. But the positive impact you have on others will be a living legacy. Catherine Pulsifer

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth. Pierre Abelard

Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that fate allows you. Horace

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.

Be kind – for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Wendy Mass

If we only dwell in our comfort, the world will probably pass us by, and nothing will change. We may never become who we truly want and are intended to be. Kristen Moeller, Waiting for Jack
Comfort Zone

You, the parent, are your child's first teacher and his best teacher. It's an awesome responsibility, but one that brings immeasurable rewards. Jacquie McTaggart

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much. Mother Teresa

Don't take the attitude of waiting for people to be nice to you - be nice to them. Don't sit in front of a cold stove waiting for the heat. Put in the fuel. Act first Earl Nightingale
Funny Quotes about Life

Do what you can, where you are, with what you've got. Theodore Roosevelt

A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative, he refuses to dwell on it. Norman Vincent Peale
Positive Thinking

There is nothing like a dream to create the future. Victor Hugo

You may plan to write a book some day, but you are living a book every day. Wilferd Peterson

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action. Anthony Robbins

Don't ruin a good day today by thinking about a bad day yesterday. Let it go!
Inspirational Messages

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin Roosevelt

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless: peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin

It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult. Seneca

Ideas won't work unless you do.
Ideas won't work unless you do.

Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness. Ola Joseph Diversity

There is often a much simpler way of doing things - if you make the effort to look for it. Edward de Bono, Simplicity

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. George Bernard Shaw

Anger originates in resentment and ends in regret. The remedy lies in patience. M. K. Soni

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. W. Clement Stone
Positive Attitude

Grandmas are moms with lots of practice.

You can accomplish virtually anything if you want it badly enough and if you are willing to work long enough and hard enough; Brian Tracy

All God's angels come to us disguised. James Russell Lowell

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Mark Twain
Quotes about Books

When you have faith, everything is possible.
When you have faith, everything is possible.

Memories may fade as the years go by but they won't age a day. Michelle C. Ustaszeski

Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. Henry vanDyke
Being Yourself

Determination is an inside job, but inspiration comes from the outside. Barbara Aberc

Excuses are a dime a dozen. For every reason something can be done, there are a dozen reasons why it can't be done. Morris E. Goodman

I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. . . don't complain about the mud! Hyacinth Mottley, Words of Wisdom

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them." Denis Waitley

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. e. e. cummings

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. William Arthur Ward
William Arthur Ward Poems

When you share your experiences with other people, you help take away their fears. Rick Warren Rick Warren

I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk. Oprah Winfrey
Quotes about Taking A Risk

People don't fail, they give up.
People don't fail, they give up.

The less you want, the richer you are. The more you need in order to be happy, the more miserable you'll be. Yanni

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar

Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? Matthew 6:27
Encouraging Bible Verses

The life story of Nelson Mandela is worth retelling. His personal triumphs against adverse conditions are sources of inspiration. His attitude and actions are worth emphasizing, as they can be lessons that any leader can learn from. Richard J. Bowerman, Nelson Mandela: 10 Leadership Lessons from Mandela's Life

Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like. Francois de la Rochefoucauld

When you ask these successful and accomplished individuals about their turning points and listen carefully, you will often hear truly enlightening and inspirational stories -stories that can serve as a shining beacon of light to us all. Bernie Swain, What Made Me Who I Am
Inspirational Stories

In fact, stories of people of achievement often show that obstacles and struggles are the stepping stones to success. Michal Stawicki, Simplify Your Pursuit of Success

Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do. Thomas Jefferson

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