Best Inspirational Quotes
There are so many great inspirational quotes it is difficult to pick out the best quotes. However, here are some that we consider to be top notch. We hope they inspire
you to be the best that you can be!
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, Winning Mindset
While these inspiring words may make you smile, be thankful that success is
Next time you feel face difficulties - remember
this inspirational quote!
Never let your past decisions determine your future outcome.
Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times.
Adversity, challenges, life issues that is where our character
Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings
you closer to your dreams.
Motivational words and thoughts can be inspiring, but
until you take the first step, you must motivate yourself, otherwise,
your dream will just remain a dream.
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, Hit'em Before They Hit You
No one is going to climb the stairs for you, you must start one stair at a time.
None of us are entitled, we all must work for what we want in life.
No one can give you your goals. No one can dig for you. This is your journey.
Warren Philip Gates, Success and the Powerful Introvert
Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage
you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life.
Vic Johnson, Goal Setting
If life has no meaning then what is the purpose?
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, 30 Days Of Inspiration
I'll never forget the advice my father gave me as I prepared to go outside
and play one day: "There are good and bad kids in this place, so make sure you pick the right ones."
Sonny West, Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business
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Inspirational Quotes for Success in Life
You may be surprised by the thoughts of the authors of these inspirational quotes about
what determines success in life. Wise quotes to reflect on and apply
Inspiration is a message from your unconscious wisdom telling you to
go out there and be the fullest, most positive expression of you who
you REALLY are.
Being inspired allows you to do things that perhaps you once
thought were not possible. Be yourself, have confidence in your abilities, and
when faced with setbacks don't give up find a way, look for the positive solution - it is there!
Your attitude plays such an important part in your life, always keep it positive.
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, Running Down a Dream
The key phrase in this quote is "keep moving." Far to often people
stop when faced with obstacles or failure. Sometimes we have to take
a step back to be able to step forward and succeed.
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, Inside The Minds of Champions
To find success, you need to find what motivates you, what you
have a passion for.
Quitters never win. Winners never quit!
Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
It goes without saying that you will never win if you give up. Have
a winning attitude, be determined.
Everyone has the potential to live a fulfilling life. The difference lies in how we look at things.
Vishal Pandey, Positive Thinking
Are you living to your full potential? Keep your attitude positive and find
solutions that are stopping you from finding success.
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, Getting a Grip on Time Management
Why do some people seem to accomplish more than others? The difference
is there ability to stay focused.
Each of us has the same hours in a day, but the biggest difference
is how we use each hour - do we sleep in or are we inspired and get up an hour early?
"In the business world, you might remember leaders who inspired you to develop your own skills and possibly to take chances."
Michael A. Pitcher, Seven eLements of Leadership for a New Breed of Leader
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a
Peter F Drucker
Peter Drucker has been providing inspiration through education and business advice
for years. Starting a business is a risk and
it takes courage but this is rarely thought about when the business is successful.
May this quote be a reminder that life will bring you rewards if you have courage in making your decisions.
Life without purpose is meaningless.
Amy Torres, Sweet Dreams of Awakening
Imagine getting up in the morning and having no purpose, having nothing
to do. Imagine how boring life would be. Everyone has a
purpose and we need to discover to fulfill our purpose for being.
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, CPCC, Positive Thinking
This inspirational quote truly captures a key to success, let it remind you to be
confident, to do your best, and to not give up when you face challenges!
Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and
make it happen.
Motivational quotes on achieving success are many, but these words
will make the difference in achieving success or just wishing for success. Which are you - the dreamer or the doer? Be the doer and succeed!
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 Thursday Speeches
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
You can have lots of ambition but if you don't persist when the
going gets tough then you will never reach success.
...goals allow you to take control. Instead of living life by chance,
you live by choice.
Kam Knight, Goal Setting
Set your goals, take your life in the direction you
want to see your future unfold.
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, Positive Thinking
To succeed in achieving your goals you must first believe that your
goals are possible!
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
This quote has been said many ways but it comes down
to loving the work that you are doing. When you find that you will find
that what you are doing is no longer work.
Remember to focus on goals that are within your control.
Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge
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Famous Inspirational Quotes
Find inspirational words said by famous people who achieved success in their life. Wisdom is found in their words, and keys
to the secret of success can be seen in these quotations.
The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
The first time I read this inspirational proverb it made me stop and
realize how rich I could be if I just changed my thinking. Rather
than wanting we need to focus and appreciate what we have. We may be more
successful in life than we realize if we adopt these words.
You gotta stay hungry! Stay focused! And you better have heart! The heart of a champion!
For every dream that you have, your week needs to match that dream.
These inspirational words by Eric Thomas holds a secret to success.
We all have dreams but are you taking the action each and every week to move
you in the direction of your dream. Or, are you just dreaming or wishing? To achieve
success in life you need goals and action plans but most importantly you have to take
Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right.
This is one of the many famous quotes said many years ago by Henry Ford,
still holds true. It may seem funny, but your attitude, your thinking
Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you,
let them inspire you.
It is all in your attitude, in how you view life's challenges.
While Michelle Obama has many motivational quotes this particular
quote is truly a key to success.
Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones.
Benjamin Franklin has many motivational quotes but this is a favorite.
Sometimes we are to quick to point out other peoples faults, however,
we also are not perfect, we always need to keep that in mind.
Failure is success in progress.
Progress in failure doesn't seem right, however, failure means you are moving
forward, taking action and more importantly learning what will work and what
will not work. Take the lesson from the failure and keep moving -
you can succeed!
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea
that inspires no one.
A motivational quote by Mary Kay Ash that reinforces the idea that enthusiasm is a key to success.
Enthusiasm can uplift others.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
While this quote may make you smile, it contains much
wisdom. Helping others, giving to others, brings more blessings
back to you.
Don't be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that
you don't follow a plan far before you strike a snag.
If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it's enough.
A motivational quote from Charles Kettering who was an American inventor who had at least 186 patents.
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, The Strangest Secret
Goals give you a road map. They give you focus, they help you succeed. They can
get you to where you want to go.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
This famous quote by Nelson Mandela holds so much truth. How many times have you heard others say that can't be
done, yet someone takes the initiative and what can't be done is actually done!
You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have
an impact on a life.
Inspire, encourage, and uplift others - you may never realize the impact
and influence you have made in another person's life - even something as sharing
a quote may have an impact.
Every person is a book, each year a chapter.
Everyone has a story, and how that story is written is entirely up
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
No one is better than you. We bring our own talents and uniqueness to
this world. Wealth, riches, and, position does not make a person better
than the next.
Don't focus on regrets; find your inspiration in what you can do now.
Let this quote encourage and inspire you. We can't change the past but we can
change today by what we do!
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Positive Inspirational Quotes
Let these inspirational quotes give you positive words to inspire you to change the things you can
and to be you!
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, Changing for Good
Yes, indeed, one word of encouragement can change the world.
Debbie Macomber, One Perfect Word
You are who you are, and nothing can change that. You're beautiful just as you are.
Karen Flaherty, Getting to Know YOU
Like many things in life, your compassion is a skill that can be exercised.
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
A quote to remind us to show gratitude and appreciation as we
reach our goals.
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, The Promise of a New Day
We make decisions based on what we think we know.
It wasn't too long ago that the majority of people believed the world was flat.
Simon Sinek, Start with Why
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, To my Sisters
Let this motivational quote be encouraging and always be thankful for trials and failures as they do provide lessons. You
will find the lessons you learn can provide the stepping stones for
success in the future.
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, Sister Chronicles
Giving back to society and community enriches our lives, making it a double blessing.
Kellie Sullivan, Positive Thinking
When you learn something new, especially something that's not
connected to your day job, it can be inspirational and life-changing.
Norah Deay, How To Become The Go-To Person
Never stop learning no matter how old you are, no matter
what success you have achieved. It can be exciting and uplifting to
learn a new skill!
"My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.
Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic.
And we'll change the world."
Love, hope and optimism - 3 things that if we had more of,
would change the world.
One must not focus on the risk of saying, "Yes." The greater risk is missing opportunities by saying, "No."
Charles Sullivan, Never Say Never, Never Say No
True, happiness includes experiences and feelings like joy and excitement, pleasure, and a sense of overall well-being.
Annie McKee, How to Be Happy at Work
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Inspirational Quotes to Impact Your Day
These inspirational quotes answer the question of what determines a good day.
The more good we
have in life the happier our lives are. These are great quotes to
uplift and motivate others.
Every day may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
An uplifting quote! Even on our worst days, something
good has happened and that is what we need to focus on. Your attitude
is a reflection of your thoughts and if your focus is on the negative, you need
to change it to the positive!
May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful?
What we say, how we speak can have such an impact on others.
Listen to your words would you want them written on your skin?
As I have discovered again and again, things are never
as bad (or as good) as they seem at the time.
Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
We want to add beliefs that build us up, encourage us and support us.
We want beliefs that are 'the wind beneath our wings', causing us to soar and to be all we can be.
Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
Be your own inspiration. Each day, try to write what you're thankful for.
Dylan J. Cameron, Positive Thinking In a Negative World
In the future, you will look back and see your success in many
And when you wish upon a star ...you might be happier the way you are.
Phyllis Sugar, Wishing
Don't let your happiness be determined by what you wish for
live today. Often times our wish may not give us happiness,
especially if we are not happy.
In times of difficulty, we often look around to find a source of inspiration
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Many people believe in God, but not many believe God.
Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
Love this quote.
Great words to reflect on - do you trust God?
Start each day with a positive thought: as soon as you open your eyes give thanks for the night that has
passed ......and acknowledge how much you are looking forward to a brand new day
Ellen Mensap, Shortcut to a positive mental attitude
Having good days is a decision that we make every day before we even walk out the door.
Sumit Gautam, Ways to start your day positively
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