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50 Best Inspirational and Motivational quotes


Inspirational and motivational quotes have the power to get us through a bad week, and can even give us the courage to pursue our life’s dreams.

This collection of quotes aims to keep you motivated, but remember the qoute of Zig Ziglar:
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.


  1. Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

    Voltaire

  2. Inspiration exists, but it must find you working.

    Pablo Picasso

  3. Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.

    Henry Ford

  4. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.

    Napoleon Hill

  5. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

    Aristotle

  6. I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

    Vincent van Gogh

  7. Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

    Swedish Proverb

  8. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.

    Dennis P. Kimbro

  9. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

    William James

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

    Steve Jobs

  11. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

    Goethe

  12. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

    Stephen Covey

  13. Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

    Joe Clark

  14. If you can dream it, you can do it.

    Walt Disney

  15. Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.

    Les Brown

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

    Napoleon Hill

  17. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

    Mark Twain

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

    Ancient Indian Proverb

  19. Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.

    Dan Stanford

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

    John Lennon

  21. Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

    Roy Goodman

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

    Dalai Lama

  23. Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

    Truman Capote

  24. The best revenge is massive success.

    Frank Sinatra

  25. I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I’m doing it myself.

    Albert Einstein

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

    Christopher Columbus

  27. Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.

    Jack Canfield

  28. 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

  29. People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Latin Proverb

  31. If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

    Isaac B. Singer

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

    Farrah Gray

  33. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.

    Steve Jobs

  34. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

    Joshua J. Marine

  35. Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.

    W. Clement Stone

  36. Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

    Japanese Proverb

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

    George Eliot

  38. If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

    Marie Osmond

  39. 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

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

    Chinese Proverb

  41. The best way out is always through.

    Robert Frost

  42. Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

    Abraham Lincoln

  43. The mind is everything. What you think you become.

    Buddha

  44. Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.

    Dale Carnegie

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

    Mark Twain

  46. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Wayne Gretzky

  48. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.

    Michael Jordan

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

    Lao Tzu

  50. Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

    William Wallace