Tag: Inspiration

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.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
I don’t need a perfect life. I just want to be happy, surrounded by good friends who love me for who I am.
Unknown

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.”
Buddha
 
 
 
 
“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.”
Unknown

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.
Epictetus
 
 
 
 
Remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing.
Unknown

Quotes September 14, 2019

The oldest, shortest words — “yes” and “no” — are those which require the most thought.
Pythagoras,
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
1944-2019
 
 
 
 
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,
composer
 
 
 
 
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.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
You always have a place to run to, always. The place is GOD.
Unknown

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

Quotes May 21, 2019

Courtesy of Everyday Power Blog

“Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.”
Langston Coleman
 
 
 
 
“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.”
Kyle Chandler
 
 
 
 
“Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats.”
Voltaire
 
 
 
 
“When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’”
Sydney Harris
 
 
 
 
“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.”
Joe Girard
 
 
 
 
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”
Maureen Dowd
 
 
 
 
“It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 
 
 
 
“The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm.”
Malcolm Forbes
 
 
 
 
“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.”
Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes
 
 
 
 
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.”
Dr. Seuss
 
 
 
 
“Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
 
 
 
 
“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.”
Franklin P. Jones
 
 
 
 
“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
Isaac Asimov
 
 
 
 
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
Truman Capote

 
 
 
 
“Life is like a sewer – what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.”
Tom Lehrer

Quotes December 27, 2018

“Things may come to those who wait…but only the things left by those who hustle.”
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
“As a winner, learn not to let negative comments affect you. Just treat it as firewood that feeds your fire. Soon that fire will be so big and so bright that those who criticized you will smell the smoke, even if they happen to be on the other side of the world.”
Kevin Abdulrahman
 
 
 
 
“All the so-called ‘secrets of success’ will not work unless you do.”
Jaymin Shah
 
 
 
 
“If it comes easy, it will go fast.”
Andrena Sawyer
 
 
 
 
“We live in the land of opportunities. People come from all over the world to hustle and work their way up to places that they could only imagine or dream of.”
Farshad Asl
 
 
 
 
“Take a leap of faith on your dreams, not for me and not for the society, just for yourself.”
Vinay Garg
 
 
 
 
“Quit hating and trying to be like the next man. Get on your own grind and be better than the next man, whether you gotta hustle, work a job or whatever. Just do you.”
Surgeo Bell
 
 
 
 
“Trouble cannot be avoided, you either go looking for it or it will come looking for you.”
Constance Friday
 
 
 
 
“You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.”
Stephen C. Hogan
 
 
 
 
“If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.”
Henry Rollins