Top 100 Inspirational Quotes


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

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

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

4) If you can dream it, you can do it. –Walt Disney

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

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

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

8) Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. –Mark Twain

9) Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –John Maxwell

10) The mind is everything. What you think you become. –Buddha

11) An unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates

12) Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. –Napoleon Hill

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

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

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

16) I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou

17) Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn

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

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

20) Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

21) The best revenge is massive success. –Frank Sinatra

22) Inspiration exists, but it must find you working. –Pablo Picasso

23) If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. –Vincent Van Gogh

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

25) Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. –Henry Ford

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

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

28) When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. –Erma Bombeck

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

30) Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. – Ancient Indian Proverb

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

32) Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. –Christopher Reeve

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

34) When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. –John Lennon

35) Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb

36) When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. –Helen Keller

37) Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. –Confucious

38) How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank

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

40) The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will. –Vince Lombardi

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

42) The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. –Arthur C. Clarke

43) First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. –Aristotle

44) If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. –Latin Proverb

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

46) Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. –Vincent Van Gogh

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

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

49) The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. –Walt Disney

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

51) Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. –Jim Morrison

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

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

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

55) The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. –Chinese Proverb

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

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

58) You become what you believe. –Oprah Winfrey

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

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

61) 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

62) If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. –Abigail Van Buren

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

64) Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. –Frank Zappa

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

66) Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. –H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

68) Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. –H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

69) Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. –Dalai Lama

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

71) Dream big and dare to fail. –Norman Vaughan

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

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

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

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

76) It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. –Mae Jemison

77) You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. –Beverly Sills

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

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

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

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

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

83) Change your thoughts and you change your world. –Norman Vincent Peale

84) Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. –Benjamin Franklin

85) Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!” –Audrey Hepburn

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

87) If you can dream it, you can achieve it. –Zig Ziglar

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

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

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

91) We become what we think about. –Earl Nightingale

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

93) The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. –Chinese Proverb

94) Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen

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

96) 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

97) Believe you can and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt

98) 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

99) People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar

100) What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. –Bob Dylan


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