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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

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

Best Judgement Quotes

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. – Ambrose Redmoon

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. – Paulo Coelho

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

judgement quotesI am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying. – Tom Hopkins

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful when your own self-love might impair your judgement. – Seneca

Experience does not ever err; it is only your judgment that errs in promising itself results which are not caused by your experiments. – Leonardo da Vinci

Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms – in themselves such judgments are stupidities. – Friedrich Nietzsche

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. – Jean Baudrillard

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day. – Jim Rohn

Creativity & Life Quotes

Luck is preparation meeting opportunity. – Adam Lyons

Any intelligent fool can make things better, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius, and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. – Albert Einstein

Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan. – Unknown

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred. – Woody Allen

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci

The past is history. The future is a mystery. This moment is a gift. That’s why this moment is called the present. Enjoy it. – Allan Johnson

If you want to travel fast, travel alone. If you want to travel far, travel together. – African proverb

Most homes valued at over $250,000 have a library. That should tell us something. – Jim Rohn

The man is the head [of the family], but the woman is the neck. And she can turn the head any way she wants. – My Big Fat Greek Wedding

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first. – William Shakespeare

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him. – Anonymous

creativity and life quotesMinds are like parachutes — they only function when open. – Thomas Dewar

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. – Albert Einstein

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. – Chinese proverb

We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection. – Plato

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. – Albert Einstein

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation. – Pearl S. Buck

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. – Jonathan Swift

When faced with two choices simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you, but because in that brief moment when the coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you are hoping for. – Unknown

If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn’t have fallen for the second. – Johnny Depp

In the pursuit of knowledge, something is added every day. In the pursuit of enlightenment, something is dropped every day. – Laozi

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many. – Unknown

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light. I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. – Sarah Williams

When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad. – Laozi

Leadership Quotes and Sayings

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

“Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob” – Oscar Wilde

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn

“The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

leadership quotes and sayings“When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.” – Lao Tzu

“I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.” – George W. Bush

“If you have no character to lose, people will have no faith in you” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The true leader is always led” – Carl Gustav Jung

“The best example of leadership, is leadership by example.” – Jerry McClain

“The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.” – Henry Miller

“People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. . . The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Excellence is not an accomplishment. It is a spirit, a never-ending process.” – Lawrence M. Miller

To lead people, walk beside them …
As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence.
The next best, the people honor and praise.
The next, the people fear;
and the next, the people hate …
When the best leader’s work is done the people say,
“We did it ourselves!” – Lao-tsu

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Sandra Carey

Politics and Leadership Quotes

A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon

All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first one thousand days, nor in the life of this Administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin. – John F. Kennedy

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing. – Edmund Burke

The fly sat upon the axel-tree of the chariot-wheel and said, “What a dust do I raise!” – Aesop

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. – Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. – Aesop

In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations. – Great Law of the Iroquois

There is a tide in the affairs of men. – Julius Caesar

The truth is treason in the Empire of Lies. – Ron Paul

One should not focus on the differences between people but look for commonality and similarity. – Theodore Levitt

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away. – Ronald Reagan

Superficial goals lead to superficial results. – Attila the Hun

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. – Winston Churchill

Honor is doing the right thing, even when nobody is looking. – Unknown

If a man is to shed the light of the Sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself. – Romain Rolland

Civil disobedience, that’s not our problem. Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war, and cruelty. Our problem is that people are obedient while the jails are full of petty thieves, and all the while the grand thieves are running the country. That’s our problem. – Howard Zinn

Man is free at the instant he wants to be. – Voltaire

Great ideas alter the power balance in relationships. That’s why great ideas are initially resisted. – Hugh MacLeod

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. – Theodore Roosevelt

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. – Laozi

If I advance, follow me! If I retreat, kill me! If I die, avenge me! – Francois De La Rochefoucauld

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it. – Andrew Carnegie

A group becomes a team when all members are sure enough of themselves and their contributions to praise the skill of others. – Norman Shidle

Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. – Vince Lombardi

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. – Aristoteles

A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better. – Jim Rohn

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. – Plato

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. – Isaac Asimov

Jim Rohn Quotes

The book you don’t read won’t help. –Jim Rohn Quotes

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree. –Jim Rohn Quotes

If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. –Jim Rohn Quotes

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know. –Jim Rohn Quotes

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. –Jim Rohn Quotes

Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. –Jim Rohn Quotes

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. –Jim Rohn Quotes

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become. –Jim Rohn Quotes

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. –Jim Rohn Quotes

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. –Jim Rohn Quotes

Jim Rohn Quotes

15 Productivity Quotes

1. The more reasons you have for achieving your goal, the more determined you will become. — Brian Tracy

2. Pursue meaningful adventures. — Chris Guillebeau

3. It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up again. — Vince Lombardi

4. Fortune favours the brave. — Terence

5. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. — Neal Donald Walsch

6. The best way out is always through. — Unknown

7. Live well. It is the greatest revenge. — The Talmud

8. If you never fall you won’t know how to pick yourself up. — Unknown

9. You need to write down an unrealistic goal and start to live and breathe it every single day. This can be simple, or more complex. Make it crazy though! The sky is the limit, and trust me, people have been up there too. — Everett Bogue

10. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. Just get started. There are some days when you don’t feel like heading out the door for a run, or figuring out your budget, or whatever it is you’re supposed to do that day for your goal. Well, instead of thinking about how hard it is, and how long it will take, tell yourself that you just have to start. — Leo Babauta

12. One thing at a time. Most important thing first. Start now. — Skellie

13. No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle. — Winston Churchill

14. The best time to start was last year. Failing that, today will do. — Chris Guillebeau

15. Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got. — Jim Rohn

25 Motivational Quotes

1. Give me a stock clerk with a goal, and I will give you a man who will make history. Give me a man without a goal, and I will give you a stock clerk. ~J.C. Penny

2. Success…seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. ~Conrad Hilton

3. Intolerance of your present creates your future. ~Mike Murdock

4. When they back the ‘hearse’ up to the front door, they are not making a practice run. ~Van Crouch

5. I can, therefore I am. ~Simone Weil

6. I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. ~Ken Venturi

7. I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down. ~Mia Hamm

8. If you can dream it, you can do it. ~Walt Disney

9. 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

10. It’s always too early to quit. ~Norman Vincent Peale

11. Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. ~Denis Waitley

Motivational Quotes12. No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one. ~Jessica Savitch

13. One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. ~Peter Marshall

14. Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. ~Kyle Chandler

15. Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other. ~Walter Elliot

16. Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. ~Jimmy Dean

17. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ~Robert H. Schuller

18. Quality is not an act, it is a habit. ~Aristotle

19. Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way. ~Eileen Caddy

20. Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. ~Tony Robbins

21. Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. ~Peter Marshall

22. The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. ~Mark Caine

23. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. ~Thomas Paine

24. The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. ~Confucius

25. The wise does at once what the fool does at last. ~Baltasar Gracian

Famous Quotes

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pine

“The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers” – Arthur Koestler

“A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.” – Chinese Proverb

“I don’t pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.” – Johnny Depp

“Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” – Unknown

“A genius is one who can do anything except make a living” – Joey Lauren Adams

“Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve go” – Jim Rohn

“It’s a little like religion and a lot like sex – you should never know when you’re going to get some next.” – Jimmy Buffett

“Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.” – Unknown

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde

“Google before you tweet is the new think before you speak.” – Jennifer Brownhill

“We stand tallest when we stoop to help others.” – Unknown

“I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.” – Bill Cosby

“There is no limit to the good one can do, when he cares not who gets the credit.” – Unknown

“If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at one, I will” – Mother Teresa

“We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life” – William Osler