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50 Best Inspirational Quotes

1. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” – Albert Einstein 2. “Act now. There is never any time but now, and there never will be any time but now.” – Wallace Wattles 3. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle 4. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering the attitudes of his mind.” – William James 5. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin 6. “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela 7. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.” – Robert Frost 8. “You’ve got to win in your mind before you win in your life.” – John Addison 9. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin 10. “An ounce of doing things is worth a pound of theorizing.” – Wallace Wattles 11. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill 12. “Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.” – Stephen Covey 13. “The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress.” – Joseph Joubert 14. ”Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” – Winston Churchill 15. “Don’t wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel Stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself.” – Dara Henderson 16. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn 17. “Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, vision with action can change the world” – Nelson Mandela 18. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot 19. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde 20. “Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose yours.” – Paulo Coelho 21. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy 22. “I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.” – James Joyce 23. “I have learned that it’s not WHAT I have in my life but WHO I have in my life that counts.” – Unknown 24. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau 25. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn 26. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci 27. “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” – Goethe 28. “It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined” – Henry James 29. “And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln 30. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Rogers 31. “Try not. Do or do not. There is no Try.” – Yoda (Star Wars!) 32. “Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” – William Wallace 33. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt 34. “There are no limits on what you can achieve with your life, except the limits you accept in your mind” – Brian Tracy 35.“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 36. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn 37. “When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” – Estee Lauder 38. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~ Elbert Hubbard 39. “The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett 40. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso 41. “The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain 42. “There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.” – Christopher Morley 43. “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard 44. “Nothing important was ever achieved without someone taking a chance.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 45. “I will go anywhere as long as it is forward.” – David Livingston 46. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King Jr. 47. “The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo 48. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison 49. “Strive for progress, not perfection.” – Unknown 50. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain