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Best Inspirational Quotes

Sometimes we face challenges in life and just feel depressed. During these times of life, we need motivation. Reading or hearing quotes from wise men is a great way to get back on track. Here are 200 of the most inspirational and motivational quotes of all time.

Nothing is impossible. In the word, you find that it says, “I’m possible!” – Audrey Hepburn

People may forget your words, your actions but they will never forget the feelings that you gave them – Maya Angelou

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

If you think you can or you can’t, you are right – Henry Ford

It is not possible to attain perfection but by chasing it, we can attain excellence – Vince Lombardi

In life, 10% is what happens to you and 90% is how you react to it – Charles Swindoll

By looking at what you already have in your life, you will always get more. By looking at what you don’t have in life, you will never have enough – Oprah Winfrey

No one can make you feel small without your permission – Eleanor Roosevelt

You may not be able to change the direction of the wind but you can adjust your sails to reach your destination – Jimmy Dean

By believing that you can, you are already halfway there – Theodore Roosevelt

Handle yourself using your head and handle others using your heart – Eleanor Roosevelt

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Best Inspirational Quotes

Many people are not living their dreams because they are living their fears – Les Brown

You either do or do not. There is no trying – Yoda

Anything that your mind can conceive and believe, you can achieve – Napoleon Hill

In 20 years, you will be more disappointed in the things that you didn’t do than the ones you actually did. So sail away from your safe harbor and dare to dream, explore and discover – Mark Twain

I have failed many times in my life and that is why I succeed – Michael Jordan

Try your best to be a man of value, not to be a man success – Albert Einstein

Instead of being a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions – Stephen Covey

When the events in your life are steadily going against you, remember that planes take off against the wind and not with it – Henry Ford

The most effective way through which people give up their personal power is by thinking that they don’t have any – Alice Walker

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Best Inspirational Quotes

The hardest step is the decision to act. The rest of the way is simply tenacity – Amelia Earhart

During our darkest moments of life, we must strive to see the light – Aristotle Onassis

Do not judge your days by the fruit that you harvest but by the seeds that you sow – Robert Louis Stephenson

The way to accomplish great work is by having a love for it – Steve Jobs

To change your world, begin with your thoughts – Norman Vincent Peale

The question should not be who is going to let you, but who is going to try and stop you – Ayn Rand

If you hear a voice in your head saying that you cannot do something, do exactly what it says you can’t and you will silence it permanently – Vincent Van Gogh

Work on your own dreams or someone else will hire you to work on theirs – Farrah Gray

Sometimes, not getting what you want is a superb stroke of luck – Dalai Lama

The more you use up creativity, the more of it you will have – Maya Angelou

To diminish your fear, make up your mind – Rosa Parks

It is better to die of passion than of boredom – Vincent Van Gogh

A man who is truly rich is the one whose children run into his arms even when his hands are empty – Unknown

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new – Albert Einstein

What is money? If you get up in the morning, spend your day doing what you want to do and then go to bed in the evening, you are successful – Bob Dylan

You must act on your knowledge and will in an urgent manner – Leonardo da Vinci

To lift yourself up, lift up someone else – Booker T. Washington

Use your imagination to eliminate your limitations and experience limitless possibilities – Jamie Paolinetti

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

When you are offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t waste time asking what seat it is, simply get on! – Sheryl Sandberg

Many things will catch your eye, pursue those that catch your heart – Old Indian proverb

When a specific door of happiness closes, another one opens up immediately. Many of us do not see the open one because we spend too much time looking at the closed one – Helen Keller

Everything is beautiful but not everyone sees it – Confucius

It would be very beautiful if everyone did not waste a single moment before beginning to improve the world – Anne Frank

Happinesss is the key to life – John Lennon

The person you decide to be is the one you are destined to be – Ralph Waldo Emerson

We may not be able to help everyone, but everyone is able to help someone – Ronald Reagan

On the other side of fear is everything that you have ever wanted in life – George Addair

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

It’s easy to forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The biggest tragedy however is when grown men are afraid of the light – Plato

Nothing will work unless you do it – Maya Angelou

I may not be able to change the world but I can cast a stone upon the water so as to create multiple ripples – Mother Teresa

The things that we believe inside can change what we achieve on the outside – Plutarch.

Strength is achieved by going from one failure to the next without losing your focus on your goal – Winston Churchill

A journey of one thousand miles normally starts with one step – Lao Tzu

Dream as big as you can and dare to succeed – Norman Vaughan

Your actions speak much louder than your words – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To see a change in the world, become it – Mahatma Gandhi

Tough people last much longer than tough times – Dr. Robert Schuller

By keeping our face to the sunshine, we can never see the darkness – Hellen Keller

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Best Inspirational Quotes

The biggest success in life is being able to live it in your own way – Christopher Morley

The best way out of a problem is always through it – Robert Frost

By tapping into our power of imagination, we create infinite possibilities – John Muir

Transform every day into your own masterpiece – John Wooden

The most effective dreams are the ones we make while awake – Cherie Gilderbroom

When you choose to hope, anything becomes possible – Christopher Reeve

You can create a fresh beginning in every moment – T.S.Elliot

Act and believe as though it is completely impossible to fail – Charles Kettering

Don’t count your days, make them count – Muhammad Ali

The difference between something ordinary and something extraordinary is that little extra – Jimmy Johnson

Aim right and draw the bowstring with all your might – Henry David Thoreau

Let today be the light of tomorrow – Elizabeth Barrett

Even if you are on the right track, keep moving or you will get run over – Will Rogers

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Best Inspirational Quotes

When you find a roadblock, take a detour – Mary Kay Ash

Every mistake brings me closer to the next success – Babe Ruth

Start now and don’t wait, there will never be the perfect time – Napoleon Hill

One year from now, you might wish that you had started today – Karen Lamb

You can still strive to become what you wanted to be in life no matter how old you are – George Eliot

You will not find any traffic jams on the extra mile – Roger Staubach

Accomplish what you can, where you are right now with exactly what you have – Teddy Roosevelt

The road to success goes through treacherous terrain – John Madden

Progress is brought about by struggle – Frederick Douglass

What we are most afraid of doing is exactly what we need to do – Tim Ferriss

If you do nothing, say nothing and be nothing then you can successfully avoid criticism – Elbert Hubbard

The more you want to get something accomplished, the less you can call it work – Richard Bach

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

Let your imagination become the preview of your life’s future attractions – Albert Einstein

Do exactly what you love and the money will follow – Marsha Sinetar

The more you work hard, the luckier you will get – Gary Player

You have to make your way forward into the unknown – Frank Gehry

It does not matter if you fall on your face, you are moving forward – Victor Kiam

The main purpose of life is to be happy – Dalai Lama

Those who dream save the world – James Allen

The price of something is the amount of life that you exchange for it – Henry David Thoreau

People refer to being dedicated as being obsessed – Russell Warren

Avoid procrastination, there is no day in the week that is known as someday – Denise Brennan Nelson

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Best Inspirational Quotes

Shortcuts never lead to any place that is worth going – Beverly Sills

In life, a change of self is needed more often than a change of scenery – Arthur Christopher Benson

If you are unable to outplay them, outwork them – Ben Hogan

The most ideal way to predict the future is to create it – Alan Kay

To be a champion, keep playing until you get it right – Billie Jean King

To change your world, change your thoughts – Norman Vincent Peale

Always give 100% even when the odds are stacked against you – Arnold Palmer

If everything in your life is under control, you are not moving fast enough – Mario Andretti

If you want to succeed, you have to put in some action – Pablo Picasso

You can go anywhere in life as long ss you are moving forward – Davis Livingston

Don’t go if you aren’t going to give it your all – Joe Namath

Just keep going, everyone gets better when they work at it – Ted Williams

Picking a goal and sticking to your plan of action makes all the difference – Scott Reed

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

During hard times, don’t wish that things get easier, wish that you get better – Jim Rohn

One acorn can create a thousand forests – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take – Wayne Gretsky

The important thing is not how hard you get knocked down, it is that you get back up – Vince Lombardi

Always be prepared, it was not raining when Noah built the ark – Howard Ruff

Do not let your memories become bigger than your dreams – Doug Ivester

The best way to increase your self confidence is to do exactly what you fear and create a record of successful experiences – William Jennings Bryan

Always be yourself. Don’t search for a successful personality and try to become them – Bruce Lee

If you knew how rarely people think about you, you wouldn’t worry about the opinions of others – Eleanor Roosevelt

You can learn how to be confident in the person that you are, a low level of self confidence is not a life sentence – Barrie Davenport

The best thing you can do is to believe in yourself. Once you do, you can experience wonder and all the other delightful things that reveal your human spirit – E.E. Cummings

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with for the rest of your life. Trust in yourself – Golda Meir

The key to success is self-confidence and the key to self-confidence is preparation – Arthur Ashe

If you want to live an adventurous life, have complete confidence in your body, mind and spirit – Oprah Winfrey

The greatest accomplishment is to be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failure is an option whenever you take a leap of faith. In every risk there can be success or a lesson – James Cameron

The people in society are like stained glass. When the sun is shining, they sparkle and shine but when the darkness sets in, they can only shine if they have some light from within – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Confidence does not come from always being right but from being brave enough to be wrong – Peter R. McIntyre

Be proud of your limitations because they are yours and nobody else’s – Richard Bach

True courage is being able to accept yourself even when you are unacceptable – Paul Tillich

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Best Inspirational Quotes

If you decided to do everything that you are capable of doing, you would astound yourself – Thomas Alva Edison

Being shy has a spark of narcissism in the belief that the way we look, act or sound is important to other people – Andre Dubus

Our biggest fear is not that we are incapable but that we are powerful beyond measure – Marriane Williamson

Talk to yourself like you would to someone that you love – Brene Brown

Trust in yourself. You know a lot more than you think you do – Dr. Benjamin Spock

Successful people have fear, doubt and worries. They just don’t let these emotions stop them – T. Harv Eker

You can have it all if you let go of the belief that you can’t have it – Dr. Robert Anthony

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

It is not the mountain that we have to conquer, but ourselves – Sir Edmund Hillary

When you begin to love yourself, you start to enjoy a romance that lasts your whole life – Oscar Wilde

When you love yourself, it is the beginning of many good things to spring out of you – Queen Latifah

You truly deserve complete love and affection from yourself – Buddha

Inaction causes you to have doubt and fear while action causes you to develop courage and confidence – Dale Carnegie

Best Inspirational Quotes
Best Inspirational Quotes

Achievement is made using the faith of optimism – Helen Keller

Nothing can prevent the man with the right mental attitude from achieving what he wants and nothing can help the one with a negative one to achieve anything at all – Thomas Jefferson

By acting as though you already have the confidence that you desire, you are able to develop it as a habit – Brian Tracy

The moment I started to count my blessings, my whole life began to turn around for the better – Willie Nelson

You are better than you give yourself credit for. Do not overestimate your competition and never underestimate yourself – T. Harv Eker

Wouldn’t it be so amazing if you fell in love with yourself so much that you would anything for yourself if it made you happy? Love yourself deeply and the universe will affirm your value – Alan Cohen

Anyone who told you that you are no good, is no better than you – Hayley Williams

Remember that you are much braver than you think, much stronger than you look and much smarter than you think – Christopher Robin

Since you have no control over the preferences of others, simply focus on staying true to your own – Tim Gunn

Do not doubt your ability to fly. If you do, you could lose the ability forever – J.M. Barrie

If you wait around for someone else to come and tell you that you are great, you will wait forever – Michael Pitt

Adopting the principle of moving forward gives you the confidence to look back and see how far you have come – Robert Downey Jr.

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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