Famous Inspirational Thoughts

Famous Inspirational Thoughts

Famous Inspirational Thoughts

“A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
~Mark Twain

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”
~Dennis P. Kimbro

“Life is about making an impact, not making an income.”
~Kevin Kruse

“One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.”
~Amos Bronson Alcott

“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.”
~Alfred A. Montapert

“There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.”
~Josiah Gilbert Holland

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
~Nelson Mandela

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
~Napoleon Hill

“To select well among old things, is almost equal to inventing new ones.”
~Nicholas Charles Trublet

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”
~William Shakespeare

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”
~William James

“The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.”
~Pope John XXIII

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
~Albert Einstein

“I have gathered a posie of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is my own.”
~Michel de Montaigne

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”
~Audrey Hepburn

“Either I will find a way, or I will make one.”
~Philip Sidney

“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

“The earth has music for those who listen.”
~George Santayana

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”
~Robert Frost

“Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond districts of the mind.”
~William R. Alger

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”
~Maya Angelou

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
~Arthur Ashe

“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.”
~Will Rogers

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”
~Khalil Gibran

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”
~Florence Nightingale

“I am but a gatherer and disposer of other men’s stuff.”
~Sir Henry Wotton

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”
~Steve Jobs

“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.”
~Chuck Palahniuk

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
~Wayne Gretzky

“Stealing someone else’s words frequently spares the embarrassment of eating your own.”
~Peter Anderson

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
~Swami Sivananda

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
~Helen Keller

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
~Will Rogers

“The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”
~Anne Frank

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
~Michael Jordan

“A short saying oft contains much wisdom.”

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
~Norman Vincent Peale

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
~Harriet Beecher Stowe

“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’”
~Sydney Harris

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”
~Amelia Earhart

“It often happens that the quotations constitute the most valuable part of a book. “
~Vicesimus Knox

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
~Theodore Roosevelt

“Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
~Benjamin Disraeli

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”
~Babe Ruth

“A collection of rare thoughts is nothing less than a cabinet of intellectual gems.”
~William B. Sprague