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50 Fitness Motivation

fitness  motivation1. By exercise. I’ll tell you one thing, you don’t always have to be on the go. I sit around a lot, I read a lot, and I do watch television. But I also work out for two hours every day of my life, even when I’m on the road. – Jack LaLanne

2. The first wealth is health – Emerson

3. If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end. – Julius Erving

4. Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. – Earl of Derby

5. Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it. – Unknown

6. A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. – Unknown

7. Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. – Plato

8. It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

9. Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year. – Franklin P. Adams

10. If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. – Eubie Blake

11. Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can’t buy. – Izaak Walton

12. Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. – JimRohn

13. The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. – Anthony Robbins

14. The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best. – Thomas Jefferson

15. Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted. – Denis Waitley

16. To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth. – Richard Baker

17. You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well. – Wayne Dyer

18. Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied. – Charles Caleb Colton

19. Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise of health. – James Thomson

20. The body of man is a machine which winds its own springs. – J. O. De La Mettrie

21. A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs. – Joan Welsh

22. Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy

23. Running is one the best solutions to a clear mind. – Sasha Azevedo

24. Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. – Goethe

25. The only disability in life is a bad attitude. – Scott Hamilton

26. It is remarkable how ones wits are sharpened by physical exercise. – Pliny the Younger

27. Exercise is good for your mind, body, and soul. – Susie Michelle Cortright

28. Wholesome exercise in the free air, under the wide sky, is the best medicine for body and spirit. – Sarah Louise Arnold

29. True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united. – Alexander von Humboldt

30. Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales. – Paul Sweeney

31. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

32. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

33. You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 today and we don’t know where the hell she is. – Ellen Degeneres

34. You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be. – David Viscott

35. The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph! – Marvin Phillips

36. The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince. – Vincent Lombardi

37. The groundwork of all happiness is health. – Leigh Hunt

38. The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. – Roger Bannister

39. Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. – Elie Wiesel

40. Mental attitude is more important than mental capacity. – Walter Dill Scott

41. My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging. – Hank Aaron

42. Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! – Henry Ford

43. Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths instead of your weaknesses, on your powers instead of your problems. – Paul J. Meyer

44. Everyone has limits on the time they can devote to exercise, and crosstraining simply gives you the best return on your investment balanced fitness with minimum injury risk and maximum fun. – Paula Newby- Fraser

45. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. – Alex Karras

46. It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

47. It’s the lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself. – Muhammad Ali

48. If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. – Bruce Lee

49. Exercise: you don’t have time not to. – Unknown

50. We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising. – Dr. Kenneth Cooper

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

50 best inspirational quotes25. “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

Wisdom Quotes

The future is like a baboons ass, colorful and full of shit. – Arne Anka

It is annoying to be honest to no purpose. – Unknown

It is better to have men ask why you have no statue, than why you have one. – Unknown

Money will not buy happiness, but it will let you be unhappy in nice places. – Unknown

For a human there are but three great events: to be born, to live and to die. She doesn’t know she is born, he suffers of dying and she forgets to live. – Jean de la Bryère

Wisdom QuotesTell me what you’re laughing at and I shall tell you who you are. – Goethe

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it – and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again — and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. – Mark Twain

You can cheat an honest man but not make a fool out of him. – Confucius

Ageing isn’t that bad if you consider the alternatives. – Maurice Chevalier

A home without books is a body without soul. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Famous Motivational Quotes

– “We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” – Charles R. Swindoll

– “If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.” – Jesse Jackson

– “The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

– “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo

– “As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.” – Leonardo da Vinci

– “The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

– “One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

– “We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.” – Peter F. Drucker

– “Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.” – Albert Schweitzer

– “You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.” – William Boetcker

Famous People Quotes #8

“Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.” – Martin Fraquhar Tupper

“Thank you for sending me a copy of your book – I’ll waste no time reading it.” – Moses Hadas (1900-1966)

“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.” – Groucho Marx (1895-1977)

“It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“When ideas fail, words come in very handy.” – Goethe (1749-1832)

“In the end, everything is a gag.” – Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)

“The nice thing about egotists is that they don’t talk about other people.” – Lucille S. Harper

“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra

“I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.” – Walt Disney (1901-1966)

“He who hesitates is a damned fool.” – Mae West (1892-1980)

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.” – Gail Godwin

“University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” – Henry Kissinger (1923-)

“The graveyards are full of indispensable men.” – Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970)

“You can pretend to be serious; you can’t pretend to be witty.” – Sacha Guitry (1885-1957)

“Behind every great fortune there is a crime.” – Honore de Balzac (1799-1850)

“If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.” – Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975)

“I am not young enough to know everything.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.” – General George Patton (1885-1945)

“Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

“I don’t even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.” – Katherine Cebrian

“I have an existential map; it has ‘you are here’ written all over it.” – Steven Wright

“Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour.” – Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)

“Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.” – Oliver Herford (1863-1935)

“I have read your book and much like it.” – Moses Hadas (1900-1966)

“The covers of this book are too far apart.” – Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

“Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them.” – Flannery O’Connor (1925-1964)

“Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.” – Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

“Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.” – Voltaire (1694-1778)

“When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before.” – Mae West (1892-1980)

“I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to.” – Elvis Presley (1935-1977)

“No Sane man will dance.” – Cicero (106-43 B.C.)

“Hell is a half-filled auditorium.” – Robert Frost (1874-1963)

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.” – Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)

“Vote early and vote often.” – Al Capone (1899-1947)

“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?” – Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

“Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.” – Mark Twain (1835-1910)

“Hell is other people.” – Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

“Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.” – Robert J. Oppenheimer (1904-1967) (citing from the Bhagavad Gita, after witnessing the world’s first nuclear explosion)

“Happiness is good health and a bad memory.” – Ingrid Bergman (1917-1982)

“Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.” – Thomas Jones

“You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.” – Al Capone (1899-1947)

“The gods too are fond of a joke.” – Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

“Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.” – Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

“The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.” – Gloria Leonard

Doing Your Best Quotes

# People who are resting on their laurels are wearing them on the wrong end.–Malcolm Kushner

# People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.–Warren Bennis

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

# A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it.–Alistair Cooke

# The real tragedy of life is not in being limited to one talent, but in the failure to use that one talent.–Edgar W. Work

# Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world–making the most of one’s best.–Harry Emerson Fosdick

# The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.–Ralph Waldo Emerson

# The right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours or ages that follow it.–Ralph Waldo Emerson

# Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.–Mahatma Gandhi

# Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.–Les Brown

# Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.–Willis Whitney

# Sometimes something worth doing is worth overdoing.–David Letterman

# Still this planet’s soil for noble deeds grants scope abounding.–Goethe (Faust Part Two)

# The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

# There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.–Charles D. Gill

# There are no extraordinary men…just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.–Admiral Willian “Bull” Halsey

# There is no such thing as can’t, only won’t. If you’re qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can’t blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people.–Jan Ashford

# There is nothing of which every man is so afraid, as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.–Soren Kierkegaard

# There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.–Art Turock

# Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better. It’s not.–Dr. Seuss (The Lorax)

# We all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how.–Anonymous

# We become what we do.–Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

# We do not have to be the best to be effective, but we do have to be at our best.–Bob Briner (Roaring Lambs)

# We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves…–Ralph Waldo Emerson

# We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull. If we relax, the bugs and weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.–Jim Rohn (Jim Rohn’s Weekly E-zine – June 24, 2003)

# We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.–Mother Teresa

# We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered to-day? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.–Seneca

# Well done is better than well said.–Benjamin Franklin

# What I do today is important because I’m exchanging a day of my life for it.–Anonymous

# Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.–Charles Dickens

# When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.”–Erma Bombeck

# When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.–Helen Keller (Out of the Dark)

# When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.–William Arthur Ward

# The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.–Edward Gibbon

# You can’t always expect a certain result, but you can expect to do your best.–Anita Hill

# You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.–Eleanor Roosevelt

# You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.–Michael Jordan

# You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.–Marian Wright Edelman

Trust Quotes

* Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people. But it takes time and patience. ~ Stephen R. Covey
* You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough. ~ Frank Cane
* Trust and reputation are not discretionary. They are as necessary in business as the people in whom they reside. ~ Tony Alessandra
* The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them. ~ Count di Camillo Cavour
* As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. ~ Goethe
* The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
* Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. ~ Benjamin Spock
* Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. ~ Booker T. Washington
* One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. ~ E.M. Forster
* To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. ~ George MacDonald
* A man who doesn’t trust himself can never really trust anyone else. ~ Cardinal De Retz
* The fundamental glue that holds any relationship together is trust. ~ Brian Tracy
* You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist. ~ Indira Gandhi
* Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Famous People Quotes #5

“Basically, I no longer work for anything but the sensation I have while working.” – Albert Giacometti (sculptor)

“There’s a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I’m not there yet.” –Randy Pausch (1960-2008)

“It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” – Carl Sagan (1934-1996)

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” – Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

“Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.” – Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

“There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.” – Frank Zappa

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery

“Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov

“If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.” – Carl Sagan (1934-1996)

“It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one’s doubts.” – G. B. Burgin

“Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” – Auric Goldfinger, in “Goldfinger” by Ian L. Fleming (1908-1964)

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix

“A clever man commits no minor blunders.” – Goethe (1749-1832)

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.” – Richard Bach

“A witty saying proves nothing.” – Voltaire (1694-1778)

“Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.” – James Stephens (1882-1950)

“The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it’s their fault.” – Henry Kissinger (1923-)

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant

“I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” – Xenocrates (396-314 B.C.)

“It was the experience of mystery — even if mixed with fear — that engendered religion.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti

“I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure — that is all that agnosticism means.” – Clarence Darrow, Scopes trial, 1925.

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford (1863-1947)

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” – Warren Zevon (1947-2003)

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

“When you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

If you… #3

– “If you have the desire, you are halfway there.” – E. Crique

– “If you have time to worry, you have time to pray.”

– “If you have trouble getting your children’s attention, just sit down and look comfortable.”

– “If you judge people, you will have no time to love them.”

– “If you laugh a lot, when you get older your wrinkles will be in the right places.” – Andrew Mason

– “If you lend someone $20, and never see that person again; it was probably worth it.”

– “If you let go of the past, it no longer has a hold on you.”

– “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – Winnie the Pooh

– “If you look like your passport picture, you probably need the trip.”

– “If you love something set it free….If it comes back to you it is yours, if it doesn’t than it was never meant to be.”

– “If you need time alone, try cleaning the house.”

– “If you only have the Word, you will dry up. If you only have the Spirit, you will blow up. But if you you have the Word and the Spirit, you will go up and grow up.”

– “If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.”

– “If you receive something that says “Send this to all your friends”, please consider me not your friend.”

– “If your vision doesn’t scare you, then both your vision and your God are too small.” – Brother Andrew

– “If you set the example, you won’t need to set many rules.” – Mama Zigler

– “If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.” – Andrew A. Rooney

– “If you step in a puddle, don’t blame the puddle.”

– “If you still have the courage after loosing all , you can be rest assured that you have not lost everything.”

– “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

– “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.” Red Adair, when asked what his fee was for extinguishing oil well fires after the Gulf war.

– “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments.”

– “If you think you are getting too much government these days, just be happy that you’re not getting all you are paying for.”

– “If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.” – Bette Reeves

– “If you treat a man as he is, he will remain as he is; if you treat him as he ought to be and could be, he will become as he ought to be and could be.” – Goethe

– “If you treat every situation like a life or death matter, be prepared to die a lot of times.”

– “If you understand something today, it must be obsolete.”

– “If you wait to have kids until you can afford them, you probably never will.”

– “If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.” – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

– “If you want breakfast in bed, then start sleeping in the kitchen.”

– “If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” – Abigail Van Buren

– “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap.”

– “If you want happiness for a day, go fishing.”

– “If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.”

– “If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.” – Chinese proverb

– “If you want something done, ask someone who is busy!”

– “If you want to be a leader with a large following, just obey the speed limit on a winding, two-lane road.” – Charles Farr

– “If you want to be well liked never lie about yourself, and be careful when telling the truth about others.”

– “If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can’t buy.” – Robert Marlowe

– “If you want to play, practice.”

– “If you want to win, practice harder.”

– “If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say, talk in your sleep.”

– “If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say?”

– “If you will always insist that you are right, people will think that there is something wrong with you.” – Melchor F. Cichon

– “If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.” – Oriental Proverb

– “If you woke up this morning with more health than illness…you are more blessed than the million who will not survive this week.”

– “If you your lips would keep from slips,
Five things observe with care:
Of whom you speak, to whom you speak,
And how and when and where.”

Top Inspirational Quotes for Speeches

1. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
2. “Hitch your wagon to a star.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
3. “If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn’t call it genius.” – Michelangelo
4. “I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa
5. “If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison
6. “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
7. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
8. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” – Winston Churchill
9. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau
10. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt
11. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” – Goethe
12. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
13. “Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.” – Eddie Rickenbacker
14. “Quit now, you’ll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you’ll be halfway there.” – David Zucker
15. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein