Monday, October 30, 2006

Inspirational Quotes

Plan your work and work your plan.
-Napolean Hill

Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness -- I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness. I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
-William Ernest Henley

The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation. You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.
-Barbara Sher

There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration. There are two primary choices in life to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
-Dr. Denis Waitley

When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best -- that is inspiration. Destiny is no 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.
-William Jennings Bryan

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web. The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
-Theodore Rubin

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.

Your most valuable asset can be your willingness to persist longer than anyone else.
-Brian Tracy

Destiny is not a matter of chance, but a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for it is a thing to be achieved.
-William Jennings Bryant

Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience. To achieve something you've never achieved before, you must become someone you've never been before.
-Bria Tracy

The secret of happiness is not doing what one likes, but liking what one has to do.
-James M. Burrie

We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow.
~Woodrow Wilson

The older I grow, the more I listen to people who don't say much.
-Germain G. Glidden

I do not ask for any crown but that which all may win; nor try to conquer any world except the one within
-Louisa May Alcott

I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
-Philip Brookes

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
-W. Somerset Maugham

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
-Aldous Leonard

Not doing more than average is what keeps the average down.
-William M. Winans

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
-T. S. Eliot

Anger blows out the candle of the mind.
-R. G. Ingersoll

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself.
~Alfred Sheinwold

Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
-General George S. Patton

You never fail until you stop trying.
-Florence Griffith Joyner

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

Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
-Jose Ortega y Gasset

Avoid competency traps. Do not stay only where you are good at things, Go out and be challenged.
-Andrew Creighton

Remember that you are needed. There is at least one important work to be done that will not be done unless you do it.
-Charles L. Allen

Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.
-Evan Esar

Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
~Pete Seeger

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is: Try to please everybody.
-Herbert Bayard Swope

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
-Leon J. Suenes

Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
~Rita Mae Brown

Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
-Ralph Blum

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Anonymous said...

for some reason, we all need to be inspired. could be the lack of creativity, or the lack of confidence. We all ned someone to blame.

Anonymous said...

Love. Who knew something that small could hurt so much.

akshaya said...

WOW! Those really INSPIRED me, thanks alot! it helped me loads. I can feel that i will be able to do what i needed to do even though it's a tough task. I am really glad these quotes helped me.

Anonymous said...

Life is just like an ice-cream, enjoy it before it melts !!!

inspirational phrases said...

Everybody needs inspiring thoughts to carry them through their every day lives. And, by reading inspirational stories, quotes and phrases, you can reduce your stress and increase your hope for a better and happy life.

Groucho Marx Inspirational Phrase:

"Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it."