The Top 100 Inspirational Quotes of All Time

 

100 Best of Inspirational quotes to give you motivation and positive inspiration to make your day better, to make your life better 😉

1- The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


2- We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell


3- I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean


4- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller


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

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


6- Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn


7- Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman


8- Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha


9- Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’! Audrey Hepburn

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! Audrey Hepburn


10- Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou


11- What we think, we become. Buddha

What we think, we become. Buddha


12- Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi


13- Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett


14- If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle


15- Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi


16- Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt


17- What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson


18- All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale


19- Life is about making an impact, not making an income. Kevin Kruse

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


20- Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill

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


21- Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein

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


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

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


23- I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale

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


24- You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky

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


25- The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. Amelia Earhart

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


26- Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth

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


27- Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone


28- Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being. Kevin Kruse

Life isn't about getting and having, it's about giving and being. Kevin Kruse


29- Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon


30- We become what we think about. Earl Nightingale

We become what we think about. Earl Nightingale


31- Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. Charles Swindoll

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. Charles Swindoll


32- The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. Alice Walker

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. Alice Walker


33- The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.


34- An unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

An unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates


35- Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen

Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen


36- Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs


37- Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi


38- I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey


39- Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso


40- You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Christopher Columbus

You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Christopher Columbus


41- Either you run the day, or the day runs you. Jim Rohn

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. Jim Rohn


42- Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford


43- The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain


44- The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra

The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra


45- Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Anais Nin


46- There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Aristotle

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Aristotle


47- The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson


48- Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau


49- Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.

Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.


50- Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. George Addair

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. George Addair


51- We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato


52- Teach thy tongue to say, “I do not know,” and thous shalt progress. Maimonides

Teach thy tongue to say, "I do not know," and thous shalt progress. Maimonides


53- Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe

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


54- Fall seven times and stand up eight.

Fall seven times and stand up eight.


55- Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. Confucius


56- When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Lao Tzu

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Lao Tzu


57- Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Maya Angelou

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Maya Angelou


58- Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama


59- If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. Sheryl Sandberg

If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on. Sheryl Sandberg


60- If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.


61- You can’t fall if you don’t climb.  But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.

You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.


62- We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. Marie Curie

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. Marie Curie


63- Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown


64- Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Marine

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Marine


65- If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. Booker T. Washington

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. Booker T. Washington


66- I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. Leonardo da Vinci

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. Leonardo da Vinci


67- Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. Jamie Paolinetti

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. Jamie Paolinetti


68- I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. Benjamin Franklin

I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. Benjamin Franklin


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

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


70- A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein


71- The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.


72- There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. Roger Staubach

There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. Roger Staubach


73- It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot


74- You become what you believe. Oprah Winfrey

You become what you believe. Oprah Winfrey


75- I would rather die of passion than of boredom. Vincent van Gogh

I would rather die of passion than of boredom. Vincent van Gogh


76- A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.


77- It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. Ann Landers

It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. Ann Landers


78- Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. Farrah Gray

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. Farrah Gray


79- Education costs money. But then so does ignorance. Sir Claus Moser

Education costs money. But then so does ignorance. Sir Claus Moser


80- It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius


81- You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou


82- Dream big and dare to fail. Norman Vaughan

Dream big and dare to fail. Norman Vaughan


83- Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King Jr.


84- Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. Teddy Roosevelt

Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. Teddy Roosevelt


85- If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. Tony Robbins

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. Tony Robbins


86- Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Gloria Steinem

Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Gloria Steinem


87- You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. Beverly Sills

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills


88- Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt


89- Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses


90- The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand


91- When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford


92- It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln


93- Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale

Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale


94- Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin


95- The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Steve Jobs

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Steve Jobs


96- If you can dream it, you can achieve it. Zig Ziglar

If you can dream it, you can achieve it. Zig Ziglar


97- We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

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


98- We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan


99- Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown


100- Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

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