Tag: Inspiration

Quotes January 22, 2022

You didn’t come this far to only come this far.
Mick Kremling – Author
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors-Co-Founder of PayPal-Entrepreneur
“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”
Albert Ellis
I don’t tear down. I prefer to build up.
I scorched the earth with my talent and I let my light shine
Andre Leon Talley,
fashion journalist, magazine editor
“Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.”
Charles de Gaulle
“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”
Will Rogers
No human being can possibly predict the future, let alone control it.
Peter Drucker,
management consultant, educator, writer
Think big. Trust yourself and make it happen.

Quotes June 16, 2020

People don’t make changes because things are wonderful.
Jamaica Kincaid,
To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at.
Claude Monet,
Impressionist painter
In order to rise/From its own ashes/A phoenix/First/Must/Burn.
Octavia E. Butler,
Investigate yourself to find the truth — inside, not outside. Knowing yourself is most important.
Ajahn Chah,
Buddhist monk
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Theodor Adorno,
philosopher, sociologist, psychologist, musicologist, composer
Truth is the highest thing that man may keep.
Geoffrey Chaucer,
writer, poet
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
Be real. Try to do what you say, say what you mean, and be what you seem.
Marian Wright Edelman,
children’s rights activist, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund
The less you care, the happier you are.

Quotes February 19, 2020

“In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus
“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”
Anne Bradstreet
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.”
Eleanor Roosevelt
“We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.”
Carl Jung
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
Wayne Dyer
All I want is a clear mind and a happy heart.
I don’t need a perfect life. I just want to be happy, surrounded by good friends who love me for who I am.

Quotes January 06, 2020

“Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report written on birds that he’d had three months to write, which was due the next day.
We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books about birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead.
Then my father sat down beside him put his arm around my brother’s shoulder, and said, “Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird. “
Anne Lamott
“Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.”
Haile Gebrselassie
“Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.”
Margaret Fuller
“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”
Muhammad Ali
“There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.”
Roger Staubach
“Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.”
Brian Tracy
“Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
Peter Drucker
Uplifting Quotes for a Rough or Stressful Day at Work
”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”
Brian Tracy
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
“You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.”
Mahatma Gandhi
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
Dale Carnegie
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
Truman Capote
Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.
Charles F. Kettering,
inventor, engineer, businessman

Quotes December 17, 2019

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”
Marie Curie
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.”
Joel Osteen
“A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.”
John Burroughs
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus
“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
Carl Bard
“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”
Sarah Dessen
“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”
Flavia Weedn
“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
“When you’re feeling your worst, that’s when you get to know yourself the best.”
Leslie Grossman
“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein
“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?
And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”
Kahlil Gibran
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”
J.K. Rowling

Quotes December 07, 2019

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
Wayne Dyer
“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”
Zig Ziglar
“For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.”
Harry F. Banks
“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
Jim Rohn
“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”
Tony Robbins
“After every difficulty, ask yourself two questions: “What did I do right?” and “What would I do differently?”
Brian Tracy
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”
Albert Einstein
“Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”
Calvin Coolidge
“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”
James Baldwin
“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”
Gilbert K. Chesterton
“If I know what love is, it is because of you.”
Herman Hesse


“The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.”

Quotes September 28, 2019

Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
You can suffer the pain of change or suffer remaining the way you are.
Joyce Meyer
Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
Winnie the Pooh
It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
Remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing.

Quotes September 14, 2019

The oldest, shortest words — “yes” and “no” — are those which require the most thought.
ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
Michel de Montaigne,
writer, philosopher
The darker the subject, the more light you must try to shed on the matter.
Sir Alan Ayckbourn,
playwright, director
Ditch the dream and be a doer, not a dreamer.
Shonda Rhimes,
television producer, writer
Isn’t art about breaking rules, about challenging existing systems; isn’t it about discovering meaning in things or situations before others see anything in them?
Peter Lindbergh,
fashion photographer
The secret to life is meaningless unless you discover it yourself.
W. Somerset Maugham,
playwright, writer
Music is the space between the notes.
Claude Debussy,
We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Max de Pree
You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.
Carl Gustav Jung
Surround yourself with those who see greatness in you, even when you don’t see it in yourself.
Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places.
You always have a place to run to, always. The place is GOD.

Quotes August 05, 2019

Quotes courtesy of Everyday Power Blog

“If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.”
Robert Fritz

“If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn’t any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man’s greatest asset.”
Harvey S. Firestone
“Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.”
George Sand
“To love the one who loves you, to admire the one who admires you, in a word, to be the idol of one’s idol, is exceeding the limit of human joy; it is stealing fire from heaven.”
Delphine de Girardin

“The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.”
Tony Robbins

“The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.”
Frank McCourt

“When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what had can do.”
Charles M. Schwab

“Science does not limit itself merely to what us currently verifiable. Bu it is interested in questions that are potentially verifiable (or, rather, falsifiable).”
Sam Harris


“Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, bur falsely identified as lying within.”
Stephen Jay Gould

“There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library.”
Martin Lewis Perl
“To fail is a natural consequence of trying, to succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.”
David Viscott

“The limit of your present understanding is not the limit of your possibilities.”
Guy Finley

Quotes July 30, 2019

Quotes courtesy of Everyday Power Blog

“If you always out limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work, and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must go beyond them.”
Bruce Lee

“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”
Mary Kay Ash

“Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, and don’t let anyone limit your dreams.”
Donovan Bailey

“Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.”
Pope Paul VI

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
“There is no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us.”
Charles M. Schwab
“There is no limit to what free men and free women in a free market with free enterprise can accomplish when people are free to follow their dream.”
Jack Kemp

“The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”
David Hockney

“I really feel like the sky is the limit. I’m a dreamer, and I dream in full vivid color HD.”
Will Packer
“Try to keep your mind open to possibilities and your mouth closed on matters that you don’t know about. Limit your ‘always’ and your ‘Nevers.”
Amy Poehler

“Maybe other people will try to limit me, but I don’t limit myself.”
Jim Carrey

“We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death.”
Umberto Eco