40 Inspirational Quotes

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Be inspired by these inspirational quotes to positively improve your life. Regular reading of inspiring quotes and uplifting words of wisdom have a powerfully beneficial effect on your wellbeing over time.

Remember: My outlook determines my attitude! If inspirational quotations can shift my outlook, they can change my attitude, which in turn, helps improve my experience. Take these uplifting and inspirational words to heart! They will motivate you to be the best that you can be...

SUGGESTION: Find ONE inspiring quote that is powerful and meaningful to you. Place this favorite quote where you can refer to it often (on a post-it note, or on your computer or phone home screen). Look at regularly & receive inspiration, motivation and positivity each day.



    Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley
  1. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley
    You can have lots of ambition but if you don't persist when the going gets tough then you will never reach success.
    Ambition



  2. Give it your all. Whatever work you do, do it to the best of your ability. Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis, How to Achieve Peace of Mind.
  3. Give it your all. Whatever work you do, do it to the best of your ability.
    Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis, How to Achieve Peace of Mind.
    Best Quotes
    Use this inspirational quote and learn to live by it and you will become worth your weight in gold.


  4. When ordinary people decide to step out and be part of something big, thatís 
	when they become extraordinary. Brett Harris, Do Hard Things
  5. When ordinary people decide to step out and be part of something big, thatís when they become extraordinary.
    Brett Harris, Do Hard Things
    Amazing



  6. Inspiration responds to our attentiveness in various and sometimes unexpected ways. Wayne W. Dyer
  7. Inspiration responds to our attentiveness in various and sometimes unexpected ways.   Wayne W. Dyer
    Inspirational Thought
    Inspirtional quotes are good for the mind and soul as it makes us see the world from a different perspective.

  8. Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings 
you closer to your dreams. Brad Sugars
  9. Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams. Brad Sugars
    Words and thoughts can be inspirational, but until you take the first step, you must motivate yourself, otherwise, your dream will just remain a dream.
    Take Action



  10.  Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage 
you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life. Vic Johnson, Goal Setting
  11. 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?
    Meaningful



  12. One must not focus on the risk of saying, Yes. The greater risk is missing opportunities by saying, No.
  13. 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
    Taking Risks



  14. When you see the world through serene eyes, you generate peace wherever you go. Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis, How to Achieve Peace of Mind
  15. When you see the world through serene eyes, you generate peace wherever you go.
    Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis, How to Achieve Peace of Mind
    Peace



  16. Embrace the present moment fully and with passion, because only through the present moment do we truly live. Richard L. Haight,  The Unbound Soul
  17. Embrace the present moment fully and with passion, because only through the present moment do we truly live. Richard L. Haight, The Unbound Soul
    Mindfulness
    Inspirational thoughts can come from within if you learn to live in the now with clarity .



  18. You are always stronger and more resourceful than you give yourself credit for. Rob Moore, Start Now, Get Perfect Later
  19. You are always stronger and more resourceful than you give yourself credit for. Rob Moore, Start Now, Get Perfect Later
    Quotes About Being Strong



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

    Successful



  22. Life without purpose is meaningless. Amy Torres,  Sweet Dreams of Awakening
  23. Life without purpose is meaningless. Amy Torres, Sweet Dreams of Awakening
    Life Quotes



  24. It is life's principle and you have to accept it as it comes; nothing happens when nothing is done.
  25. It is life's principle and you have to accept it as it comes; nothing happens when nothing is done. Israelmore Ayivor, Let's go to the Next Level
    Action



  26. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. 
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Steve Jobs
  27. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Steve Jobs
    Work



  28. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. Yiddish Proverb
  29. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. Yiddish Proverb
    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.
    Proverbs



  30. You gotta stay hungry! Stay focused! And you better have heart! The heart of a champion! Eric Thomas
  31. You gotta stay hungry! Stay focused! And you better have heart! The heart of a champion! Eric Thomas
    Inspirational Sayings



  32. For every dream that you have, your week needs to match that dream.Eric Thomas
  33. For every dream that you have, your week needs to match that dream. Eric Thomas
    These inspirational words by Eric Thomas holds a secret to success.
    Positive Energy



  34. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right. Henry Ford
  35. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right. Henry Ford
    Believe In Yourself



  36. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, 
let them inspire you. Michelle Obama
  37. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Michelle Obama
    It is all in your attitude, in how you view challenges. While Michelle Obama has shared many words of wisdom this is is truly a key to success.
    Failure



  38. Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones. Benjamin Franklin
  39. Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones. Benjamin Franklin
    Famous Quotes



  40. Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein
  41. Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein
    Progress



  42. A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea 
that inspires no one. Mary Kay
  43. A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. Mary Kay
    Reinforces the idea that enthusiasm is a key to success. Enthusiasm can uplift others.
    Enthusiasm



  44. It always seems impossible until it's done. Nelson Mandela
  45. It always seems impossible until it's done. Nelson Mandela
    Possibilities



  46. You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have 
an impact on a life. Zig Ziglar
  47. You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life. Zig Ziglar
    Inspire, encourage, and uplift others - you may never realize the impact and influence you have made in another person's life.
    Inspiring Others



  48. Every person is a book, each year a chapter. Mark Twain
  49. Every person is a book, each year a chapter. Mark Twain
    Inspirational Thoughts



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

    Self Worth



  52. Don't focus on regrets; find your inspiration in what you can do now.
  53. Don't focus on regrets; find your inspiration in what you can do now. Catherine Pulsifer
    We can't change the past but we can change now by what we do!
    Regret



  54. 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
  55. 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!
    Learning



  56. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest
 appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
  57. 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
    Gratitude



  58. Yes, indeed, one word of encouragement can change the world.Debbie Macomber,  One Perfect Word
  59. Yes, indeed, one word of encouragement can change the world. Debbie Macomber, One Perfect Word
    Positive Quotes



  60. 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
  61. 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
    Blessed



  62. Giving back to society and community enriches our lives, making it a double blessing. Kellie Sullivan, Positive Thinking
  63. Giving back to society and community enriches our lives, making it a double blessing. Kellie Sullivan
    Giving



  64. Every day may not be a good day but there is good in every day. Author Unknown
  65. Every day may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
    Author Unknown
    Good Day Quotes



  66. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more. Irish Blessing
  67. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more. Irish Blessing
    An uplifting Irish Blessing to share with others to encourage them and bring a smile to their face!
    Irish Blessing



  68. If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful?    Author Unknown
  69. If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful? Author Unknown
    Inspirational Quotes For Students



  70.  Be your own inspiration. Each day, try to write what you're thankful for.  Dylan J. Cameron
  71. Be your own inspiration. Each day, try to write what you're thankful for. Dylan J. Cameron
    In the future, you will look back and see your success in many different areas!
    Thankful



  72. In times of difficulty, we often look around to find a source of inspiration
 and hope. Verusha Singh, Inspirational Short Stories About Success And Happiness
  73. In times of difficulty, we often look around to find a source of inspiration and hope. Verusha Singh, Inspirational Short Stories About Success And Happiness
    Hope



  74. Liberate yourself today. At work or at home - you don't have to be how others expect you to be. Elaine Harrison, Today Is the Day You Change Your Life
    Liberate yourself today. At work or at home - you don't have to be how others expect you to be. Elaine Harrison, Today Is the Day You Change Your Life
    Quotes To Live By



  75. We have to make our inspiration first before our inspiration can build us. Sanjive Kumar Sharma, Inspiration And Vichar yoga
    We have to make our inspiration first before our inspiration can build us. Sanjive Kumar Sharma, Inspiration And Vichar yoga
    Positive Attitude



  76. Having good days is a decision that we make every day before we 
even walk out the door. Sumit Gautam
  77. Having good days is a decision that we make every day before we even walk out the door. Sumit Gautam
    New Start



Quotes can change your thinking, they can give you food for thought and reflection. As Melissa Dayton said in her book, Crushed, "Find an inspirational quote book, the book of Psalm, or another book that you can take quotes from. Write one at a time and take the time to reflect on the quote."

Thank you for reading! We hope you have found them inspirational and that they have encouraged you to continue moving toward the success you wish to achieve in your life. We offer a large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes (sorted by topic). Find ones to inspire, encourage and motivate you. We need more uplifting thoughts in our world today. And quotes offer just that - an encouraging thought in a sometimes negative world!



 
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