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Inspirational Quotes on Life

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Inspirational Quote: Living in the Moment


  1. “The consequences of today are determined by the actions of the past. To change your future, alter your decisions today.” ~ Anonymous
  2. “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
  3. “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
  4. “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
  5. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs
  6. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  7. “We must not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” – T. S. Eliot
  8. “There’s no next time. It’s now or never.” – Celestine Chua
  9.  “For every effect there is a root causeFind and address the root cause rather than try to fix the effect, as there is no end to the latter.”  – Celestine Chua
  10. “When you don’t get what you want, you suffer. If you get it, you suffer too since you can’t hold on to it forever.” – Peaceful Warrior, on the fallacy of attachment
  11. “Every moment you get is a gift. Spend it on things that matter. Don’t spend it by dwelling on unhappy things.”  – Celestine Chua
  12. “There are no ordinary moments. There is always something going on.” – Peaceful Warrior
  13. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  14. “Everything around us is made up of energy. To attract positive things in your life, start by giving off positive energy.” – Celestine Chua
  15. Don’t put off living to next week, next month, next year or next decade. The only time you’re ever living is in this moment.”  – Celestine Chua
  16. Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain
  17. “Life is a gift. Never forget to enjoy and bask in every moment you are in.”  – Celestine Chua
  18. “The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.” – Art Van Der Leeuw
  19. “My life is my message.” – Gandhi
  20. “If wrinkles must be written upon our brow, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.” – James A. Garfield
  21. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ~ Anonymous
  22. “In the beginning you will fall into the gaps in between thoughts – after practicing for years, you become the gap.” – J.Kleykamp (Regarding meditation)
  23. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” ~ Jim Rohn

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 Inspirational Quotes on Purpose

Inspirational Quote: Discovering Your Purpose

  1. “Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life… Therein he cannot be re­placed, nor can his life be repeated. Thus, everyone’s task is as unique as is his specific opportunity to implement it.” – Viktor Frankl
  2. “Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” – Buddha
  3. “One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.” – John Stuart Mill
  4. “Nothing is likely to help a person overcome or endure troubles than the consciousness of having a task in life.” ~ Victor Frankl
  5. “Make your life a mission – not an intermission” ~ Unknown
  6. “Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~ Richard Bach

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Inspirational Quotes on Past, Present and Future

Inspirational Quote: Reflecting on Life

  1. “Don’t let the past steal your present” – Cherralea Morgen
  2. “One has to live in the present. Whatever is past is gone beyond recall; whatever is future remains beyond one’s reach, until it becomes present. Remembering the past and giving thought to the future are important, but only to the extent that they help one deal with the present.” – S.N. Goenka
  3. “It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” ~ Bob Proctor
  4. “We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” – Robin Sharma
  5. “The more you take responsibility for your past and present, the more you are able to create the future you seek.” ~ Celestine Chua
  6. Be present – it is the only moment that matters.” ~ Peaceful Warrior
  7. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” – B. Olatunji
  8. “Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.” ~ Ann Landers
  9. “Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go & it will be yours forever.” – Deepak Chopra
  10. “Don’t put off living to next week, next month, next year or next decade. The only time you’re ever living is in this moment.” – Celestine Chua
  11. “There’s no next time. It’s now or never.” – Celestine Chua
  12. “One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.” – Dale Carnegie
  13. “Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” – Doug Ivester
  14. “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein
  15. “To create more positive results in your life, replace ‘if only’ with ‘next time’.” ~ Celestine Chua
  16. “We think about all of our tomorrows, but we don’t know how many they are, so let’s start making the most of our Todays!” ~ Ivana Trump
  17. “The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.” ~ Herbert Spencer
  18. “What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha
  19. “Everyone faces challenges in life. It’s a matter of how you learn to overcome them and use them to your advantage.” – Celestine Chua

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Inspirational Quotes on Dreams and Passion

Inspirational Quote: Achieving our Goals and Dreams

  1. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  2. “If what you’re doing is not your passionyou have nothing to lose.” – Celestine Chua
  3. “At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve
  4. “Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” ~ Steve Jobs.
  5. Do what you love and the money will follow.” – Marsha Sinetar
  6. “The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” – Richard Bach
  7. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who are alive.” – Howard Thurman
  8. “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  9. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.Now put foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau
  10. “No matter where you are in life right now, no matter who you are, no matter how old you are – it is never too late to be who you are meant to be.” – Esther & Jerry Hicks
  11. “There’s nothing capricious in nature, and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feels it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.” – Belva Davis
  13. “I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.” ~ Tony Robbins                                                   Inspirational Quote: Meaning of Life
  14. “The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.” – Les Brown
  16. Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.” – Niccolo Machiavelli
  17. “No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.” – Anonymous
  18. “Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” – Doug Ivester
  19. “You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it. Period.” – Pursuit of Happyness (Movie)
  20. “History shows us that the people who end up changing the world – the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries – are always nuts, until they are right, and then they are geniuses.” – John Eliot
  21. “You will not do incredible things without an incredible dream.” – John Eliot
  22. “Instead of thinking about what you are going to do when you retire, think about how you can do that now and make a living from it.” – Celestine ChuaInspirational Quote: Discovering Your Ideal Life
  23. “Don’t be pushed by your problems; be led by your dreams.” – Anonymous
  24. “Everything you want should be yours: the type of work you want; the relationships you need; the social, mental, and aesthetic stimulation that will make you happy and fulfilled; the money you require for the lifestyle that is appropriate to you; and any requirement that you may (or may not) have for achievement or service to others. If you don’t aim for it all, you’ll never get it all. To aim for it requires that you know what you want” ~ Richard Koch
  25. “I am not my memories. I am my dreams.” ~ Terry Hostetler
  26. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – Les Brown
  27. “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein
  28. “Every second you spend thinking about someone else’s dreams you take time away from your own.” – Yogi Ramen
  29. “What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill
  30. “20 years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the one’s 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

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Inspirational Quotes on Goals

Inspirational Quote: What Are Your 10 Year Goals?

  1. “In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.” – Arnold H. Glasgow
  2. “When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.” – Greg Anderson
  3. “The most important thing about goals is having one.” – Geoffry F. Abert
  4. “The only reason we don’t have what we want in life is the reasons we create why we can’t have them.” ~Tony Robbins
  5. “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland
  6. “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
  7. “All things are created twice. There’s a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things” ~ Stephen Covey
  8. “You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan orgoal.” – Zig Ziglar
  9. “The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.” ~ Benjamin Mays
  10. “People with clear, written goals accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them can ever imagine.” – Anonymous
  11. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napolean Hill

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Inspirational Quotes on Hard Work

  1. “I don’t believe in luck. Luck = Leaving things to chance and outside world. I believe in being harbingers of our fate, taking action and creating our own path and destiny in life. Your life is yours to create – Don’t let others do it for you.” – Celestine Chua
  2. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”~ Colin Powell
  3. “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” – Gary Player
  4. “Success is 99% attitude and 1% aptitude.” – Celestine Chua
  5. “It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

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Inspirational Quotes on Change

Inspirational Quote: Preparing for Change

  1. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama
  2. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  3. “Change is not pleasant, But change is constant. Only when we change and grow, We’ll see a world we never know.” ~From Wisdom of The Orange Woodpecker
  4. You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. ~ Sri Ram
  5. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn

Inspirational Quotes on Confidence & Personal Power

Confidence and Personal Power

  1. “Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.” ~Unknown
  2. “When you are totally at peace with yourself, nothing can shake you.” ~ Deepam Chaterjee
  3. “If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.” – Anonymous
  4. “Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong.” – Anonymous
  5. Confidence is not a guarantee of success, but a pattern of thinking that will improve your likelihood of success, a tenacious search for ways to make things work.” – Dr. John Eliot from Overachievement
  6. “To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~ Unknown
  7. “In order to be walked over, you have to be lying down.” – Anonymous
  8. “You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne
  9. Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. ” – Judy Garland
  10. “Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.” – Thomas Edison
  11. “Others can stop you temporarily – you are the only one who can do it permanently.” – Zig Ziglar
  12. “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” ~J.K. Rowling
  13. “The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese proverbChoice
  14. “Life is about choiceYou can choose to be a victim or anything else you like to be.”  – Celestine Chua
  15. “Many answers to what you seek don’t lie “out there”. If you look inwards, you’ll find the answer has been in you all along.”  – Celestine Chua
  16. “We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are.” – Jim Rohn
  17. If you believe you can, you can. If you believe you can’t, then, well you can’t.”  – Celestine Chua
  18. “Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they’re yours.” – Richard Bach
  19. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown
  20. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis
  21. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – J. Gitomer
  22. “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle
  23. “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein
  24. “We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live fully in its total meaning of loving, caring, creating and adventuring. Consequently, the actual­izing of our potential can become the most exciting adventure of our lifetime.” – Herbert Ottto

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Inspirational Quotes on Courage & Fear

Liberation

  1. “When you move beyond your fearyou feel free.” – Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?
  2. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  3. “The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese.” – Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?
  4. “Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.” – Celestine Chua
  5. “Fear is nothing more than a mental monster you have created, a negative stream of consciousness” – Robin Sharma, The Monk who sold his Ferrari
  6. “If you try, you might get exactly what you want. If you don’t, you don’t.” – Unknown
  7. “If you’re not willing to risk, you cannot grow. If you cannot grow, you cannot be your best. If you cannot be your best, you cannot be happy. If you cannot be happy, what else is there?” – Les Brown
  8. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  9. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ~Winston Churchill
  10. “Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong.” – Anonymous
  11. “A warrior is not about perfection. Or victory. Or invulnerability. He is about absolute vulnerability. That is the only true courage.” – Peaceful Warrior
  12. “Don’t be timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson”
  13. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller

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Inspirational Quotes on Obstacles, Failure & Success

  1. “Life is either a daring adventure, or it is nothing.” ~ Helen Keller
  2. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” ~ David Brinkley
  3. “You already have every characteristic necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them” – Zig Ziglar
  4. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  5. “History, though, shows us that the people who end up changing the world- the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries- are always nuts, until they’re right, and then they’re geniuses.” ~ Dr. John Eliot
  6. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – J. Gitomer
  7. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.” – Sydney Smith
  8. “There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.” – Peter A. Cohen
  9. “Problems remain as problems because people are busy defending them rather than finding solutions. Stop wasting time defending your problems and work on addressing them instead.”  – Celestine Chua
  10. “As soon as you truly commit to making something happen, the “how” will reveal itself.” – Tony Robbins
  11. “Athletes visualize winning 1000s of times before they step on the track. They’ve already won. Other people just don’t know it yet.” – Anonymous
  12. “Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. “There is no failure except in no longer trying” – Elbert HubbardSkills Development
  14. “Unless you’re willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen.” Phillip Adams
  15. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie
  16. “Some give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.” – Herodotus
  17. “If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost.” – Barack Obama
  18. “Greatest success comes just one step beyond the point at which defeat overtakes you.” – Anonymous
  19. “Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.” – Napoleon Hill
  20. “The greatest achievement was, at first, and for a time, but a dream.” – Napoleon Hill
  21. “No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.”- Napoleon Hill
  22. A Quitter never wins – and – a Winner never quits.” – Napoleon Hill
  23. “Cultivate your desire for success to be greater than the fear of failure; Failure is merely a pitstop between where you stand and success. Failure allows you to learn the fastest; Failure inspires winners and defeats losers.” – Anonymous
  24. “Winning means being unafraid to lose.” – Fran Tarkenton
  25. “To be successful you don’t need to do extraordinary things, you just need to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.” – Jim Rohn
  26. “Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” – Sumner Redstone Chairman                                                                                                              Forked Paths
  27. “For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” -Mary Kay Ash founder
  28. “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  29. “Success is 99% attitude and 1% aptitude.”  – Celestine Chua
  30. “It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar
  31. “Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment.” – Anthony Robbins
  32. “Brick walls are there for a reason: they let us prove how badly we want things.” – Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture (Book)
  33. “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington
  34. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 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 (Nike ‘Failure’ Commercial15 Amazing Commercials To Inspire the Greatness in You)
  35. “In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  36. “As soon as anyone starts telling you to be “realistic,” cross that person off your invitation list.” – John Eliot
  37. “I haven’t failed. I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work.” — Thomas Edison, when inventing the first commercial light bulb.
  38. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan
  39. “I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.” – Michael Jordan
  40. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan
  41. “Men are born to succeed, not fail.” – Henry David ThoreauSun in the desert
  42. “One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  43. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill
  44. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert Francis Kennedy
  45. “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become.” – Jim Rohn
  46. “The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching.” – Dennis Green
  47. “But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” – Rocky Balboa
  48. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
  49. Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. ~G. Woodberry
  50. “Success is what you attract by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn
  51. “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.” ~Robert Kiyosaki
  52. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” -Theodore Rosevelt
  53. “Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get back up.” – Deamsian Wisdom
  54. “That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” Abraham Lincoln
  55. “I am always doing things I can’t do. That is how I get to do them.” -Pable Picasso
  56. “A diamond is a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” – Unknown
  57. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.”~ Colin Powell
  58. “It is our experiences that mold us into who we are….during times of adversity our true character will show.” – Anonymous
  59. “You become stronger with every problem you face and every obstacle you overcome.” – Celestine Chua
  60. Winners don’t Quit. That’s why they Win.” – Anonymous
  61. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  62. “(Tool+Training+Experience) x Mindset = Goal/Success —- BUT if your mindset is zero then equation is (100 + 100 +100) x 0 = Failure.” – Anonymous
  63. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  64. “Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” – Teddy Roosevelt
  65. “Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.” ~ Woody Allen
  66. “The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.” ~Unknown
  67. “Everyone faces challenges in life. It’s a matter of how you learn to overcome them and using them to your advantage.” – Celestine Chua
  68. “Nothing is impossible.” – Celestine Chua
  69. “Impossible, when spelled out, stands for ‘I’m possible’.” – Anonymous
  70. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

Inspirational Quotes on Confidence & Personal Power

Confidence and Personal Power

  1. “Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.” ~Unknown
  2. “When you are totally at peace with yourself, nothing can shake you.” ~ Deepam Chaterjee
  3. “If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.” – Anonymous
  4. “Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong.” – Anonymous
  5. Confidence is not a guarantee of success, but a pattern of thinking that will improve your likelihood of success, a tenacious search for ways to make things work.” – Dr. John Eliot from Overachievement
  6. “To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~ Unknown
  7. “In order to be walked over, you have to be lying down.” – Anonymous
  8. “You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne
  9. Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. ” – Judy Garland
  10. “Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.” – Thomas Edison
  11. “Others can stop you temporarily – you are the only one who can do it permanently.” – Zig Ziglar
  12. “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” ~J.K. Rowling
  13. “The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese proverb

    Choice

  14. “Life is about choiceYou can choose to be a victim or anything else you like to be.”  – Celestine Chua
  15. “Many answers to what you seek don’t lie “out there”. If you look inwards, you’ll find the answer has been in you all along.”  – Celestine Chua
  16. “We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are.” – Jim Rohn
  17. If you believe you can, you can. If you believe you can’t, then, well you can’t.”  – Celestine Chua
  18. “Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they’re yours.” – Richard Bach
  19. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown
  20. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis
  21. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – J. Gitomer
  22. “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle
  23. “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein
  24. “We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live fully in its total meaning of loving, caring, creating and adventuring. Consequently, the actual­izing of our potential can become the most exciting adventure of our lifetime.” – Herbert Ottto

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Inspirational Quotes on Courage & Fear

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  1. “When you move beyond your fearyou feel free.” – Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?
  2. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  3. “The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese.” – Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?
  4. “Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.” – Celestine Chua
  5. “Fear is nothing more than a mental monster you have created, a negative stream of consciousness” – Robin Sharma, The Monk who sold his Ferrari
  6. “If you try, you might get exactly what you want. If you don’t, you don’t.” – Unknown
  7. “If you’re not willing to risk, you cannot grow. If you cannot grow, you cannot be your best. If you cannot be your best, you cannot be happy. If you cannot be happy, what else is there?” – Les Brown
  8. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  9. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ~Winston Churchill
  10. “Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong.” – Anonymous
  11. “A warrior is not about perfection. Or victory. Or invulnerability. He is about absolute vulnerability. That is the only true courage.” – Peaceful Warrior
  12. “Don’t be timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson”
  13. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller

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Inspirational Quotes on Obstacles, Failure & Success

  1. “Life is either a daring adventure, or it is nothing.” ~ Helen Keller
  2. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” ~ David Brinkley
  3. “You already have every characteristic necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them” – Zig Ziglar
  4. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  5. “History, though, shows us that the people who end up changing the world- the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries- are always nuts, until they’re right, and then they’re geniuses.” ~ Dr. John Eliot
  6. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – J. Gitomer
  7. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.” – Sydney Smith
  8. “There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.” – Peter A. Cohen
  9. “Problems remain as problems because people are busy defending them rather than finding solutions. Stop wasting time defending your problems and work on addressing them instead.”  – Celestine Chua
  10. “As soon as you truly commit to making something happen, the “how” will reveal itself.” – Tony Robbins
  11. “Athletes visualize winning 1000s of times before they step on the track. They’ve already won. Other people just don’t know it yet.” – Anonymous
  12. “Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. “There is no failure except in no longer trying” – Elbert Hubbard

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  14. “Unless you’re willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen.” Phillip Adams
  15. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie
  16. “Some give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.” – Herodotus
  17. “If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost.” – Barack Obama
  18. “Greatest success comes just one step beyond the point at which defeat overtakes you.” – Anonymous
  19. “Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.” – Napoleon Hill
  20. “The greatest achievement was, at first, and for a time, but a dream.” – Napoleon Hill
  21. “No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.”- Napoleon Hill
  22. A Quitter never wins – and – a Winner never quits.” – Napoleon Hill
  23. “Cultivate your desire for success to be greater than the fear of failure; Failure is merely a pitstop between where you stand and success. Failure allows you to learn the fastest; Failure inspires winners and defeats losers.” – Anonymous
  24. “Winning means being unafraid to lose.” – Fran Tarkenton
  25. “To be successful you don’t need to do extraordinary things, you just need to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.” – Jim Rohn
  26. “Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” – Sumner Redstone Chairman

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  27. “For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” -Mary Kay Ash founder
  28. “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  29. “Success is 99% attitude and 1% aptitude.”  – Celestine Chua
  30. “It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar
  31. “Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment.” – Anthony Robbins
  32. “Brick walls are there for a reason: they let us prove how badly we want things.” – Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture (Book)
  33. “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington
  34. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 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 (Nike ‘Failure’ Commercial15 Amazing Commercials To Inspire the Greatness in You)
  35. “In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  36. “As soon as anyone starts telling you to be “realistic,” cross that person off your invitation list.” – John Eliot
  37. “I haven’t failed. I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work.” — Thomas Edison, when inventing the first commercial light bulb.
  38. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan
  39. “I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.” – Michael Jordan
  40. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan
  41. “Men are born to succeed, not fail.” – Henry David Thoreau

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  42. “One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  43. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill
  44. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert Francis Kennedy
  45. “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become.” – Jim Rohn
  46. “The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching.” – Dennis Green
  47. “But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” – Rocky Balboa
  48. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
  49. Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. ~G. Woodberry
  50. “Success is what you attract by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn
  51. “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.” ~Robert Kiyosaki
  52. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” -Theodore Rosevelt
  53. “Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get back up.” – Deamsian Wisdom
  54. “That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” Abraham Lincoln
  55. “I am always doing things I can’t do. That is how I get to do them.” -Pable Picasso
  56. “A diamond is a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” – Unknown
  57. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.”~ Colin Powell
  58. “It is our experiences that mold us into who we are….during times of adversity our true character will show.” – Anonymous
  59. “You become stronger with every problem you face and every obstacle you overcome.” – Celestine Chua
  60. Winners don’t Quit. That’s why they Win.” – Anonymous
  61. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  62. “(Tool+Training+Experience) x Mindset = Goal/Success —- BUT if your mindset is zero then equation is (100 + 100 +100) x 0 = Failure.” – Anonymous
  63. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  64. “Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” – Teddy Roosevelt
  65. “Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.” ~ Woody Allen
  66. “The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.” ~Unknown
  67. “Everyone faces challenges in life. It’s a matter of how you learn to overcome them and using them to your advantage.” – Celestine Chua
  68. “Nothing is impossible.” – Celestine Chua
  69. “Impossible, when spelled out, stands for ‘I’m possible’.” – Anonymous
  70. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

Inspirational Quotes on Taking Action

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  1. Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso
  2. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn
  3. “Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” – Doug Firebaugh
  4. “By changing nothing, nothing changes.” – Celestine Chua
  5. “Problems remain as problems because people are busy defending them rather than finding solutions. Stop wasting time defending your problems and work on addressing them instead.” – Celestine Chua
  6. “It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.” ~ Vaclav Havel
  7. “The secret of life isn’t what happens to you, but what you do with what happens to you.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  8. “We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.” – Stevie Wonder
  9. “As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say, I just watch what they do.” ~ Andrew Carnegie
  10. “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” ~ Walter Anderson
  11. “It’s not what you’ve got; it’s what you do that makes the difference.” – Celestine Chua
  12. “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” ~ Nora Roberts
  13. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” ~ Tony Robbins
  14. “Don’t get bogged down with all the details of how it’s going to come together. Just do the dishes. And watch the momentum build.” – Brian J
  15. “The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work extremely well!” – Anonymous
  16. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started” – Mark Twain
  17. “The person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  18. “When nothing you do matters, the only thing that matters is what you do.” – Angel

  19. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  20. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers
  21. “There is no starting or stopping. Only doing.” – Peaceful Warrior
  22. “If you try, you might get exactly what you want. If you don’t, you don’t.” – Unknown
  23. You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it. – Paulo Coelho
  24. Unless you choose to take action on what you want, nothing is ever going to come out of it.” – Esther & Jerry Hicks
  25. “If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  26. “Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.” ~ Marcia Wieder
  27. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  28. “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda
  29. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tze
  30. “I don’t believe in luck. Luck = Leaving things to chance and outside world. I believe in being harbingers of our fate, taking action and creating our own path and destiny in life. Your life is yours to create – Don’t let others do it for you.”  – Celestine Chua

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Inspirational Quotes on Planning


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  1. “He who fails to plan, plans to fail.” – Anonymous
  2. “Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” – A. A. Milne
  3. “You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a planor goal.” – Zig Ziglar
  4. “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
  5. Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.” – Niccolo Machiavelli

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Inspirational Quotes on Persistence

  1. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” – Joe Girard
  2. “The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain
  3. “The greater danger lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo
  4. “The major difference between the big shot and the little shot is the big shot is just a little shot who kept on shooting.” – Zig Ziglar
  5. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  6. “The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done! Now if you know what you’re worth then go out and get what you’re worth. But ya gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody! Cowards do that and that ain’t you! You’re better than that!” – Rocky Balboa
  7. “We are made to persist. That’s how we find out who we are.” -Tobias Wolff
  8. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
  9. “Most of the important things in the world have been accompanied by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie
  10. “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent. The slogan ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  11. “If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.” ~ Chinese Proverb

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Inspirational Quotes on Time Management & Productivity

  1. “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” ~ Harvey MacKay
  2. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – Life’s Little Instruction Book, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  3. “I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  4. “You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.” – Jim Rohn
  5. “Efficiency, which is doing things right, is irrelevant until you work on the right things.” – Peter Drucker
  6. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen Covey
  7. Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  8. “Ask yourself this question: ‘Will this matter a year from now?’” -Richard Carlson
  9. “It’s been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” -Henry Ford

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Inspirational Quotes on Wealth, Money & Finance

  1. “The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.” ~ Unknown
  2. Do what you love and the money will follow.” – Marsha Sinetar
  3. “Everything you want should be yours: the type of work you want; the relationships you need; the social, mental, and aesthetic stimulation that will make you happy and fulfilled; the money you require for the lifestyle that is appropriate to you; and any requirement that you may (or may not) have for achievement or service to others. If you don’t aim for it all, you’ll never get it all. To aim for it requires that you know what you want.” ~ Richard Koch
  4. “Becoming rich isn’t as much about getting rich financially as about whom you become, in character and mind, to get rich.” ~ T. Harv Eker

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Inspirational Quotes on Happiness & Emotional Mastery

  1. “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.” ~Souza
  2. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  3. “I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  4. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha
  5. “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a method of traveling.” ~Margaret Runbeck
  6. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  7. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” ~ Mildred Barthel
  9. “If things depress you, it’s because you allow yourself to be affected by it. Results are results; Our emotions are our emotions. People draw attachment to outcomes and situations which affect their emotional state. Every situation there is always something to be learned, and if we are able to take away the important lessons, we will eventually achieve what we set out to do.” – Celestine Chua
  10. “People think about what they don’t want and attract more of the same.” – Anonymous
  11. “Worrying is the same thing as banging your head against the wall. It only feels good when you stop.” John Powers
  12. “Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  14. “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Lewis Smedes
  16. “Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” – Buddha
  17. “Angels can fly because they take themselves so lightly.” ~G.K. Chesterton
  18. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” -Lao Tzu
  19. “Discontent is the first necessity of progress.” -Thomas A. Edison
  20. “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.” – Michael Pritchard
  21. “Whenever you see something you dislike, it represents something you are repelling inside of you.”  – Celestine Chua
  22. “To create more positive results in your life, replace “if only” with “next time”.”  – Celestine Chua
  23. No one can hurt you without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  24. “Rather than waste time and energy worrying, use that time and energy to constructively deal with whatever is causing the worry.” – Celestine Chua
  25. “When you are totally at peace with yourself, nothing can shake you.” ~ Deepam Chaterjee
  26. “The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.” ~ Unknown
  27. “Happiness is an effect of doing what you love, not an end goal to be achieved.”  – Celestine Chua
  28. “The more you extend kindness to yourself, the more it will become your automatic response to others.” – Wayne Dyer
  29. “Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it gets you nowhere.” ~ Glenn Turner
  30. “Some of the greater things in life are unseen; that’s why you close your eyes when you kiss, cry, or dream” ~ Unknown
  31. “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” – Anonymous

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Inspirational Quotes on Love

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  1. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” -Albert Einstein.
  2. “To say I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’” – Ayn Rand (Day 20 of 30DLBL – Loving Yourself)
  3. “You, as much as anyone in the universe, deserve your love and respect.” – Buddha
  4. “One does not fall ‘in’ or ‘out’ of love. One grows in love.” – Leo Buscaglia
  5. “If one wishes to know love, one must live love, in action.” – Leo Buscaglia
  6. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  7. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” – Martin Luther King, Jr
  8. “Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it” – Rumi
  9. “The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.” – Henry Miller
  10. “It’s the little things done consistently over time, straight from your heart, that have the greatest impact.” – Anonymous
  11. “What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.” – Anonymous

Inspirational Quotes on Learning and Growth

  1. “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” ~ Mark Twain
  2. “The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.” – John Simone

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  3. “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  4. “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” ~ Confucious
  5. “Beyond getting inspired after reading a self-help post, the more important question is – what do you intend to do now with that information?” – Article: Are You a Self-Help Junkie?
  6. “The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.” ~ Unknown
  7. “The final mystery is oneself.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  8. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung
  9. “The first step toward getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” ~ Unknown
  10. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tze
  11. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – J. Gitomer
  12. “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle
  13. “The only limits in your life are those that you set yourself.” – Celestine Chua

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Inspirational Quotes on Attitudes and Mindsets

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  1. “A belief is only a thought you continue to think. A belief is nothing more than a chronic pattern of thought, and you have the ability -if you try even a little bit- to begin a new pattern, to tell a new story, to achieve a different vibration, to change your point of attraction.” ~ Abraham-Hicks
  2. “If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas A. Edison
  3. “How you think is as important as as what you think” – Anonymous
  4. “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” —Lao-Tze
  5. “The only limits in your life are those that you set yourself.” – Celestine Chua
  6. “Every second you spend thinking about someone else’s dreams you take time away from your own.” – Yogi Ramen
  7. “The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your thoughts.” – Anonymous
  8. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom.” – Viktor Frankl
  9. “Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” – William James
  10. Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right.” – Henry Ford
  11. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  12. “The degree of responsibility you take for your life determines how much change you can create in it.” – Celestine Chua
  13. “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” – Seneca
  14. “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” – Anonymous

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  15. “A man can do all things if he will.” – Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72)
  16. “You can’t get to a place that you don’t believe exists.” – Unknown
  17. “There is always room in your life for thinking bigger, pushing limits and imagining the impossible.” – Tony Robbins
  18. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis
  19. “(Tool+Training+Experience) x Mindset = Goal/Success. BUT if your mindset is zero then equation is (100 + 100 +100) x 0 = Failure” – Unknown
  20. “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  21. “Sometimes you have to lose your mind before you can come to your senses.” – Peaceful Warrior
  22. “When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails.” ~ H. Jackson Brown
  23. If you believe you can, you can. If you believe you can’t, then, well you can’t.” – Celestine Chua
  24. “Our life experiences often create a limited worldview of what is and what is not possible. Thus to maximize your experience of life, base your dreams outside of your life experiences.”  – Celestine Chua
  25. “To create more positive results in your life, replace “if only” with “next time”.”
  26. “Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.” – Sir James Dewar
  27. “Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” ~Ernest Holmes
  28. “When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.” – John Ruskin
  29. “There is no teacher who can teach anything new. He can just help us to remember the things we always knew.” – Odyssey of the Mind, Enigma
  30. “You have to ‘Be’ before you can ‘Do’ and ‘Do’ before you can ‘Have’.” – Zig Ziglar
  31. “We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.” -Vince Lombarde
  32. “Instead of thinking outside the box, just get rid of it.” – Unknown
  33. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” ~Winston Churchill
  34. “You see things and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were and I say ‘Why not?’” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  35. “Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities” – Terry Josephson
  36. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn
  37. “If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.” -Norman Vincent Peale

  38. “The sky has never been the limit. We are our own limits. It’s then about breaking our personal limits and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives.” – Celestine Chua
  39. “If the grass is greener on the other side, maybe that’s because you’re not taking good care of your grass.” – Anonymous
  40. “One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.” – John Stuart Mill
  41. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle
  42. “Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  43. “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then, is an empty desk?” — Albert Einstein
  44. “You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.” ~ Sri Ram

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Inspirational Quotes on Responsibility

  1. “You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say” Martin Luther
  2. “The degree of responsibility you take for your life determines how much change you can create in it.” – Celestine Chua
  3. “The more you take responsibility for your past and present, the more you are able to create the future you seek.” – Celestine Chua

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Inspirational Quotes on Gratitude & Kindness

  1. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” — Cynthia Ozick (Day 14 of Live a Better Life in 30 Days Program: A Day of Gratitude)
  2. “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” — William A. Ward
  3. “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” – Seneca
  4. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia
  5. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” – Plato (Day 14 of Be a Better Me in 30 Days Program: Acts of Kindness)
  6. “The more you extend kindness to yourself, the more it will become your automatic response to others.” – Wayne Dyer
  7. “A generous heart, kind speech, & a life of service & compassion are the things which renew humanity.”-Buddha

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Inspirational Quotes on Friendship

  1. A friend is a gift you give yourself.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Anonymous
  3. “You may be one person in this world, but to one person you may mean the world.”  – Anonymous
  4. “I just do not hang around anybody that I don’t want to be with. Period. For me, that’s been a blessing, and I can stay positive. I hang around people who are happy, who are growing, who want to learn, who don’t mind saying sorry or thank you… and [are] having a fun time.” – John Assaraf
  5. “Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” ~ Unknown
  6. “When it hurts to look back, and you’re scared to look ahead, you can look beside you and your best friend will be there.” – Anonymous

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Inspirational Quotes on Leadership & People Management

  1. “Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach” – Albert Einstein
  2. “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.”  – Unknown
  3. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” – Peter F. Drucker
  4. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – Unknown
  5. “To move people toward excellence, begin to expect excellence and then communicate that.”  – Ron Clark
  6. “When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.” -Wayne Dyer
  7. “Trust is the glue in relationships and organizations.” – Stephen Covey
  8. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams
  9. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. ” – Mother Teresa
  10. “After you plant a seed in the ground, you don’t dig it up every week to see how it is doing” – William Coyne, 3M on limiting inferences to his team’s work

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Inspirational Quotes on Helping Others

  1. “If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path.” ~Buddha
  2. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.” ~  Buddha
  3. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams
  4. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. ” – Mother Teresa
  5. “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Ann Landers

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Inspirational Quotes on People and The World

  1. “All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you” ~ Wayne Dyer
  2. “Never argue with ignorance. It only leads to frustration.” – Unknown
  3. “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” – Golden Rule
  4. Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  5. “Do not do to others as you would not have others do to you.” – Silver Rule
  6. “You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.” – Andrew Carnegie
  7. “Hate is like acid. It can damage the vessel in which it is stored & destroy the object on which it is poured.”~Ann Landers
  8. You are the average of the five people you spend most time with.” – Jim Rohn
  9. “Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.” – Rene Descartes
  10. “Speak to people according to the development of their consciousness, for if you speak all things to all people, some cannot understand you and so fall into errors!” – Prophet Muhammad
  11. “The people who are the hardest to love are the ones who need it the most.” – Peaceful Warrior
  12. “Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.” – Robert Redford
  13. “If you find you are not valued and appreciated, then shift your attention to places where you will be valued and appreciated.” – Celestine Chua

  14. “To raise your consciousness, surround yourself with people of higher consciousness.” – Celestine Chua (15 Ways To Raise Your Consciousness – Exclusive article in Personal Excellence Book)
  15. “Don’t let the noise of others opinions drown out your inner voice.” – Steve Jobs
  16. “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  17. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” -J. Gitomer
  18. Never waste a minute of your precious life thinking about people you don’t like.” – Celestine Chua
  19. “Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.” – Goethe
  20. So you have some enemies…good, that means you stood up for something!” – Winston Churchill
  21. “You cannot teach a man anything; You can only help him find it within himself” – Galileo Galilei
  22. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Anonymous
  23. “What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.” – Anonymous
  24. “The world doesn’t owe you anything. It was here first.” ~ Mark Twain
  25. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung

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“Good Friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.”

Old saying

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