Inspirational Quotes

I love inspirational quotes because they are timeless. They are a short look into the truth of who and what we are or what we can be. I have put together some of my favorite inspirational quotes of many great leaders of the past and of today. I hope you enjoy and feel free to include some of your own.

Inspirational Quotes

“The only difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is extraordinary determination.”
Mary Kay Ash, Entrepreneur

“There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way.”
Christopher Morley

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

“Real difficulties can be overcome;
it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.”

Theodore N. Vail

“Our greatest battles are that with our own minds.”
Jameson Frank

“Triumphs without difficulties are empty. Indeed, it is difficulties
that make the triumph. It is no feat to travel the smooth road.”

Source Unknown

“The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and
convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

“We will either find a way, or make one!”

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
Muhammad Ali

“Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.”
African Proverb

“If you can’t make a mistake, you can’t make anything.”
Marva Collins

“So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can.
Because that’s where you will find success. On the far side of failure.”

Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

“A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honourable
but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

George Bernard Shaw

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
– not going all the way, and not starting.”


“Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.”
German Proverb

“Remember: Success is nothing but luck. Just ask any failure.”

“What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
Napolean Hill

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.”
Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.”
Grace Hansen

“Ask yourself this question: “Will this matter a year from now?”
Richard Carlson Ph.D.

“Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.”

“One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.”
Wayne Gretzky

“It takes as much stress to be a success as it does to be a failure.”
Emilio James Trujillo

“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

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