Inspirational quotes and sayings

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.
Robert Frost

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

He that can have patience can have what he will.
Benjamin Franklin

Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.
Herbert Gasser

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Alexander Hamilton

Practice whilst other people are still asleep.

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

What is once well done is done forever.
Henry David Thoreau

Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.
Charles Luckman

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
Georg W Hegel

Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawyer

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W Clement Stone

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
Christian Larson

No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Mahatma Gandhi

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
Albert Einstein

Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success.
Ross Perot

The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture.
Publius Ovidius NasoOvid

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?
Brian Tracy

It’s not what you do once in a while, it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.
Jenny Craig

One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred half-finished tasks.
Malcolm S. Forbes

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
Ayn Rand

You always pass failure on the way to success.
Mickey Rooney

Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.
Sir Winston Churchill

Life is a succession of moments, seconds and minutes. To live each one is to succeed.

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Satisfaction lies in the effort not the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
Mahatma Gandhi

I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
Pietro Aretino

The more we give of anything, the more we shall get back.
Grace Speare

Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.
Roger Von Oech

Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Orison Swett Marden

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
Rabindranath Tagore

Dance as though no one is watching you,
Love as though you have never been hurt before,
Sing as though no one can hear you,
Live as though heaven is on earth.

Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and to slavery. It is we who control these, and not another.
Richard Bach

Today is just a good day in disguise.
Paul Venghaus

Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
Mary Manin Morrissey

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn Vos Savant

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
Stevie Wonder

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings

How to succeed? Try hard enough.
Malcolm Forbes

Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo Da Vinci

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Joe Paterno

One chance is all you need.
Jesse Owens

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

You have to see opportunity before you can seize it.
Greg Hickman

The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives
William A Foster

The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.
Kenneth Blanchard

Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.
Arnold Glascow

Of all our human resources, the most precious is the desire to improve.