Famous Inspirational Quotes
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What makes a quotation a famous inspirational quote?
whether it's about sport or business or success or failure...
- it has to be a quotation
that we've all heard, I guess, or
- it has to be a quote said by someone famous.
what I think, anyway - and those
are the types of quotes and quotations listed here, anyway.
- Yes, you'll
find only the best inspirational quotes here - famous quotes inspirational, inspirational
quotes and poems, etc.
Quotes like this one, from William Churchill
will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
And, as there is
no time like the present (who said that, then?), I think Gandhi has something
he wants to tell you...
Famous Quotations - Free Inspirational
Famous inspirational quotes - what they say...
the change you want to see in the world"
-- Mahatma Gandhi
no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier."
(I think this could be a call to arms, so to speak, for all those suffering from low self esteem.)
"You gotta dance like nobody's watching, dream like you
will live forever, live like you're going to die tomorrow and love like it's never
going to hurt."
-- Meme Grifsters
"I have a dream that
one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed - we
hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr
"I look to a day when people will not
be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr
"How wonderful it is that nobody
need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
-- Anne Frank
"I am always doing that which I can not do, in
order that I may learn how to do it."
-- Pablo Picasso
don't reckon that motivational guru Brian
Tracy could have said it any better, Pablo!)
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 alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has
solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."
(This is, believe it or not, the belief I've had whilst creating and continually trying to improve this very website, Self Help Collective.)
"I have an irrepressible desire to live till I can
be assured that the world is a little better for my having lived in it."
-- Abraham Lincoln
(And it's thinking like this that is bound to help us
boost our self esteem! Agreed?)
you're going through hell, keep going."
-- Winston Churchill
think Winston's right, you know. It's important to stay motivated,
and positive and focussed on your
"The problems of the world
cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by
obvious realities. We need men and women who can dream of things that never were..."
-- John F. Kennedy
"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
you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right."
-- Henry Ford
"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might
-- Lao Tzu
"Courage is knowing what not to fear."
"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world
-- Mahatma Gandhi
"The person who says
it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
-- Chinese proverb
"When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to
-- Dale Carnegie
from within. Do not seek it without."
(This is what
I'd like the philosophy behind Self Help Collective to be. Have
"It is only our deeds that reveal who we are."
-- Carl Jung
"Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing
but the shape of the spoon."
-- E.M. Forster
is all you need"
-- John Lennon
Not quite so famous inspirational
quotes - what they say...
"Follow your instincts. That's
where true wisdom manifests itself."
-- Oprah Winfrey
realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this
business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you
would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you."
"Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life."
-- Sophia Loren
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
-- Dalai Lama
every day like it's your last cause one day you're gonna be right."
-- Ray Charles
(So, c'mon, do something today that you've been putting off - just in case! That is what famous inspirational quotes are for, after all - inspiring action! Maybe one of these inspirational videos might help you take action, who knows!)
"My greatest point is my persistence. I never give
up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches
shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories."
-- Björn Borg
"I don't believe in pessimism. If something
doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain,
-- Clint Eastwood
"Strength does not come
from winning. Your struggles develop your strength. When you go through hardship
and decide not to surrender, that is strength."
-- Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnie! It's famous inspirational quotes like these that make me wanna go "ner
ner ner-ner ner" to a cerTain someone who once gave me a lecture on strength.
"How Dare she!" Thankfully, I've grown up now. I'm over it. I've let it go. Er...! )
consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them."
"Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm
whereas a large fire is enhanced by it - likewise a weak faith is weakened by
predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them."
-- Viktor E. Frankl
"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination
will take you everywhere."
-- Albert Einstein
you find something you really love, you will never work again."
-- Winston Churchill
(This must be what happiness is all about, really - don't you agree!)
"The barriers are not erected which
can say to aspiring talents and industry, 'Thus far and no farther.'"
-- Ludwig van Beethoven
"I couldn't wait for success, so I went
ahead without it."
-- Jonathan Winters
the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve."
(This is the essence behind the belief that positive thinking makes a positive difference. Thank goodness for the positive effects of famous inspirational quotes...)
"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the
storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for
-- Vincent Van Gogh
two most powerful warriors are patience and time."
-- Leo Tolstoy
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