Inspirational quotes and sayings

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Dale Carnegie

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
Miguel De Cervantes

Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Miller

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T Washington

The best is yet to be.
Robert Browning

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honour.
James Allen

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too, can become great.
Mark Twain

It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.
Henry Ward Beecher

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.
Bo Jackson

You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.
Harry Firestone

It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
Thomas Huxley

To be prepared is half the victory.
Miguel De Cervantes

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J Kaiser

Great results will follow if you allow yourself to solve difficult problems.
Anonymous

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply all my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
Og Mandino

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Ayn Rand

Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
John Wooden

Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There will be sleeping enough in the Grave.
Benjamin Franklin

Waste no tears over the grieves of yesterday.
Euripides

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Carol Burnett

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.
Thomas J Watson

Creativity is to think more efficiently.
Pierre Reverdy

If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau

The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life.
Henry Moore

Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you.
Henry J Kaiser

Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Norman Vincent Peale

Do something nice for someone you don’t know yet. The results could surprise you.
Anonymous

Even when you have nothing, you still have yourself, and that’s the most important thing.
Anonymous

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
William Faulkner

The things that hurt us teach us.
Anonymous

You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.
Jim Rohn

Take heed: you do not find what you do not seek.
English Proverb

What you get by reaching your destination isn’t nearly as important as what you become by reaching your goals – what you will become is the winner you were born to be!
Zig Ziglar

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.
John Mason

Identify what you want and go for it.
Anonymous

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Napoleon Hill

From small beginnings come great things.
Proverb

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises
Demosthenes

If you don’t know where you are going how will you know when you get there?
Anonymous

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Napoleon Hill

Celebrate your success and find humor in your failures. Don’t take yourself so seriously. Loosen up and everyone around you will loosen up. Have fun and always show enthusiasm. When all else fails, put on a costume and sing a silly song.
Sam Walton

Success or failure is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
Sir Walter Scott

We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
Mother Teresa

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Sir Walter Scott

Leaders aren’t born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
Vincent T Lombar