100 Inspirational Quotes to Live By Vol.2

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“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”

The greatest advantage of speaking the truth is that you don’t have to remember what you said.”

“Treat people as if they were what they should be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.”

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American poet

“Worrying is the same thing as banging your head against the wall. It only feels good when you stop.” – John Powers (1945 – ) American author

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

Sometimes we are limited more by attitude than by opportunities.

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht (1898 – 1956), The Mother

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison (1847 – 1931)

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. Publilius Syrus (~100 BC),

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.”

“Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do

Never mind searching for who you are. Search for the person you aspire to be. ~ Robert Brault

Winners make it happen. Losers let it happen. Leonard Lavin

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. ~ Wayne W. Dyer

“You would not want to be responsible for someone else’s happiness, so please do not hold someone else responsible for yours!”

A good plan today is better than a great plan tomorrow. George S. Patton

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” Author unknown

“Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.” Les Brown

Plan for the future, because that is where you are going to spend the rest of your life. Mark Twain

“Why is it that people think staying in a bad relationship is better than being single? Don’t they know that being single is the first step to finding a great relationship?”

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. ~ Dr. Seuss

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. St. Francis of Assisi

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. Les Brown

“One of the biggest favors that you can do for yourself is to accept your loved ones for who they are, and not be constantly disappointed because they are not who you think they should be.”

Old habits can’t be thrown out the upstairs window. They have to be coaxed down the stairs one step at a time. Mark Twain

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” – Denis Waitley

A winner is someone who recognizes his God given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals. Larry Bird

Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised. Ann Landers

“The greatest danger for most of us is not that Our aim is too high and We miss it, but that is too low and We reach it.” – Michelangelo

“In order to succeed You must fail so that You know what not to do the next time.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself… Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential. ~ Barack Obama

Dreaming is wonderful, goal setting is crucial, but action is supreme. To make something great happen you must get busy and make it happen. Take that action step today that will put you on your path to achievement. Greg Werner

“Work like You don’t need the money. Love like You’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.” – Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.” – Napoleon Hill

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – Winston Churchill

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” Norman Vincent Peale

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want now. Zig Ziglar

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want now. Zig Ziglar

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Elbert Hubbard

And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high. Henry David Thoreau

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther. J.P. Morgan

“Treat people as if they were what they should be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.”

Beware the barrenness of a busy life. ~Socrates

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. ~George Smith Patton

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is. Albert Einstein

The woods would be very silent if no birds sang excpt those that sang best. Henry Van Dyke

“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” Mother Teresa

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it.” – Jonathan Winters

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety. Plato

“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” ~Epictetus

Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody. Benjamin Franklin

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.—Philo, philosopher

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it. —Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865

The very practice of reading [the Bible] will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart. Let nothing take the place of this daily exercise. —Billy Graham

For the faithful, our finest hours are sometimes during or just following our darkest hours. (Ensign, May 1984, p. 22.)

“Work like You don’t need the money. Love like You’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.” – Mark Twain

“If you will put the Word of God in your heart when you don’t need it, God will bring it out when you do need it.” – Joel Osteen

Victory is not the absence of problems; it is the presence of God’s power. – Joyce Meyer

“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.” – Napoleon Hill

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – Winston Churchill

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ~Albert Einstein

Well done is better than well said. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706 – 1790)

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams

Never mind searching for who you are. Search for the person you aspire to be. ~ Robert Brault

Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them quite so much.—Oscar Wilde

If you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, then someday you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them. -Zig Ziglar

We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us. It is not just in some; it is in everyone. And, as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. – Nelson Mandela

Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.”

“Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.” Robert Half

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

Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody. Benjamin Franklin

“Never be satisfied with what you achieve, because it all pales in comparison with what you are capable of doing in the future.”

“If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.”

Never discourage anyone…..who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. Plato

Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes. —Irving Washington 1783-1859

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. -Albert Einstein

Remember that forgiving someone doesn’t make them right, it makes you free. – Stormie Omartian

It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another. – Nelson Mandela

“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.” – Martin Luther King, Jr

You can’t receive what you speak against. That’s an important point. So, watch your lips! It’s part of having faith. You must look beyond what you can see, even if your senses give you no assurance. Making it to your destiny depends on it. – Jesse Duplantis

“I will never give up! God is on my side, He loves me, and He is helping me!” – Joyce Meyer

When you begin each day in faith, anticipating something good, God tells the angels to go to work and to arrange things in your favor. He gives you breaks, lines up the right people, and opens the right doors. – Joel Osteen

God always uses imperfect people in imperfect situations to accomplish his will. – Rick Warren

Confidence is characteristic of a positive attitude. The greatest achievers and leaders remain confident regardless of circumstances. – John C. Maxwell

There is something in you more precious than what others have said about you. – Dr. Myles Munroe

God hasn’t appointed you to mediocrity but to a life of profound harvest. – Beth Moore

“There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation than for bread.” – Mother Teresa

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Talent is God-given; be thankful. Praise is man-given; be humble. Conceit is self-given; be careful. —Dave Driscoll

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