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353 of the Best Inspirational Quotes to Motivate and Share

Staying inspired to achieve your goals takes effort. It helps to spend some time reviewing what you want to do with your life and to ponder the thoughts of others. We think we have compiled the best of the best in inspirational quotes here for you to ponder and consider as motivation. We hope you find them inspiring, we hope you achieve everything in life that you want to, and we hope your day, your week, and the months and years ahead rock for you with much success!

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.

Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.

The best way out is always through.

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Paths are made by walking.

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.

If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is.

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.

Your self-esteem and emotional strength relies solely on
how you think and how you see things around you.

The difference between successful and unsuccessful people isn't really about
resources that were available to them when they started out, Instead its their resourcefulness or personal initiative that makes the difference.

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.

As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.

It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.

With our thoughts, we make the world.

Act like a horse. Be dumb. Just run.

The game ain't over 'til it's over.

Every moment is a fresh beginning.

Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.

Either you run the day, or the day runs you.

I don't think limits.

The fears you run from run to you.

Generosity is the best investment.

Stars can't shine without darkness.

Hope is the heartbeat of the soul.

If you can't get a miracle, become one.

What's freedom for? To know eternity.

Love as hard as you can, at all times.

Magical music never leaves the memory.

Swing hard in case you hit it.

Real men change diapers!

Whatever you do, you need courage.

Longer Version:

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.

Never buy gold, simply earn it.

You can't win them all but you can try.

Courage is the spear of destiny.

Adversity is orientation for reward.

Failure is disguised success.

Don't cope with problems; fix them.

The garden that is finished is dead.

You can be the lead in your own life.

Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.

What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time.

Don't let the bastards grind you down.

Longer Version:

Don't let the bastards grind you down. I repeat this to myself but it conveys nothing. You might as well say, Don't let there be air; or Don't be. I suppose you could say that.

Don't tell me the sky's the limit.

Longer Version:

Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.

Live life to the fullest.

Timidity does not inspire bold acts.

Life is now in session. Are you present?

Start small and dream big.

The worst thing you can do is nothing.

The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.

If you rest, you rust.

When you know better you do better.

You can fall, but you can rise also.

You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take.

Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.

What do do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.

You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.

You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.

Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.

I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me peace of mind.

The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special.

When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.

Stubbornness usually is considered a negative; but I think that trait has been a positive for me.

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.

You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.

Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.

A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.

You have to chase your dreams, no matter what. The impossible just takes a little longer. One stroke at a time, one step at a time, the impossible is easy to achieve.

Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.

When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity.

You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.

One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.

Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.

Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.

Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.

Success breeds confidence.

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.

A woman is like a tea bag -- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.

Longer Version:

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do.

We become what we think about.

Longer Version:

We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret.

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

It is not enough to aim, you must hit.

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

If not us, who? If not now, when?

Live each day as if your life had just begun.

There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.

Do or do not. There is no try.

Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

Longer Version:

The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.

Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.

Do one thing every day that scares you.

All know the way, but few actually walk it.

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Travel far enough, you meet yourself.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Longer Version:

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away,.

Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.

I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.

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