74 Inspirational Quotes

A collection of short inspirational quotes is not just for reading. Provocative thoughts are recorded to encourage you and to motivate you to be all that you can be!

The beneficial aspect of these writings occurs when a person digests, mulls over, thinks about, and then puts into practice that which has been assimilated into one's psychic makeup.

    Design your entire life on how you want to be remembered.
Roberts Rivers
  1. Not knowing how things will turn out is what keeps life intriguing and fuels hope.  Janet Springer, Unbreakable Willpower
    Inspirational Poems



  2. Be an inspiration to others. Design your life on how you want to be remembered. Robert Rivers, Happiness Is Possible
    Short Quotes



  3. allow positive thoughts...
  4. Allow positive thoughts to shape your life.  Christopher Michaels
    Life Choices



  5. Those who live to help others gain confidence or to overcome obstacles are those whose character shines in unselfishness.  Kate Summers
    Helping Hands



  6. It is not God's Will that You be Discouraged - It's God's will that you have Courage to Overcome every situation in life. Charles and Frances Hunter
    God Inspirational Quotes



  7. You cannot overcome adversity by sticking your head in the 
sand. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
  8. You cannot overcome adversity by sticking your head in the sand.  Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Adversity Quotes



  9. Dare to be more, to risk more, to inspire others, to live life to the fullest by doing your best.  Catherine Pulsifer
    Dare To Be



  10. Courage isn't that brave act like running into a burning building to rescue a mother and child, or by jumping into a raging river to save a stranger. Courage is the ability to meet the continuous challenges of each day without losing hope.  Byron R. Pulsifer
    Courage Quotes



  11. always remember to ...
  12. Always remember to forget the troubles that passed away.
    But never forget to remember the blessings that come each day.
    Irish Blessing



  13. God gives every bird its food, but he does not just throw it in the nest.  Author Unknown
    Christian Poems



  14. Joy cannot be held hostage to fear, pain, anger, disappointment, sadness, or grief. At the end of any given day, he amount of joy you experienced is the exact amount of joy you chose to experience.  Kay Warren
    Just For Today



  15. Instead of feeling discouraged, people should feel inspired 
and challenged after being with you. Lindsay J. Hallie
  16. Instead of feeling discouraged, people should feel inspired and challenged after being with you.  Lindsay J. Hallie, Happiness: Discover Happiness at Every Age... At Every Stage of Life
    Discouragement Quotes



  17. When others disappoint you, be encouraged by remembering that we all have strengths and weaknesses. Victoria L. Adenson
    Poems of Encouragement



  18. in the mist there is clearing...
  19. In the mist there is clearing; it is within this small opening that opportunity becomes known.  Rosy Lee Anderson
    Opportunity Quotes



  20. Courage without hope is like casting action into oblivion.  Rory R. Cuphist
    Hope Quotes



  21. For dogs are very special friends...they bring a joy, a healing power that shines out far and wide.....the ever patient, faithful friends to keep watch by your side! John McLeod, The Ever Patient Faithful Friend
    Faithful Friends



  22. Joy is a state of heart and is the only one of these three states - happiness, peace, and joy - that you and you alone can control.  Ellen Miller, The One Year Book of Inspiration for Girlfriends
    Poems About Happiness



  23. Butterflies bend with the wind, it's true.
    Still they get where they want to go.
    They arrive by persistence through their own insistence...  Author Unknown, Legend of the Butterfly
    Butterfly Poem



  24. The beginning of the day is not a time for fear but, instead, it is a time for action. Why? Because action is always the antidote for fear.
  25. The beginning of the day is not a time for fear but, instead, it is a time for action. Why? Because action is always the antidote for fear.  Byron R. Pulsifer
    Action Quotes



  26. When certain steps don't work out don't sit and pout
    Remember how far you have come from the first baby step to what now you've become. Catherine Pulsifer, Baby Steps
    Self Doubt Quotes



  27. The key to success, happiness, and abundance all sit within you.  Michael Austin Jacobs
    Abundance Quotes



  28. There are people in our lives who inspire and encourage us. You, Mom, are at the top of the list.   Kate Summers
    Birthday Poems For Mom



  29. Self-confidence has the ability to inspire, while arrogance is an
 incredible turn-off. Charles Lamon
  30. Self-confidence has the ability to inspire, while arrogance is an incredible turn-off.
    Charles Lamont, Power of Self Confidence
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  31. If we shift our time-management and life-management paradigms from balance to rhythm, we can bring our lives into harmony with the rhythms of the natural world—and resolve the necessary guilt we feel over trying, but failing, to keep everything in balance.  Bruce B. Miller
    Balance Quotes



  32. Anytime we set out on a journey we usually have a map or a GPS. But for the journey of life have faith in the words of the Bible, and use it as your guide.  Catherine Pulsifer
    Journey of Faith



  33. Strong does not mean to be overbearing, or to discard or ignore the feelings of others. But, it does mean to stand up for what is proper and right no matter the odds or circumstances.
  34. Strong does not mean to be overbearing, or to discard or ignore the feelings of others. But, it does mean to stand up for what is proper and right no matter the odds or circumstances.   Byron R. Pulsifer
    Strong Quotes



  35. Improvement is not in the eyes of the beholder - its' fruits become evident in behaviors and actions. And you will motivate others when they see your results. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Improvement Quotes



  36. Something only becomes a failure when you completely give up. Tina Smith
    Failure Quotes



  37. Go with the flow; observe the change, while loving yourself and all of your complexities.  Cat O'Connor, 30 Days Of Inspiration
    Motivational Quotes



  38. Another easy way of helping yourself embrace the positive things in life is by trying to find something good in each day.
  39. Another easy way of helping yourself embrace the positive things in life is by trying to find something good in each day.  Dylan j Cameron
    Positive Quotes



  40. To embark on a new direction is risky and dangerous. You never know whether you can make it. Edward Dunedin
    Risk Quotes



  41. Those who truly lead are able to create a following of people who act not because they were swayed, but because they were inspired. Simon Sinek, Start with Why
    Leadership Qualities



  42.  Stop blaming the external world, and focus on yourself. What can you do to make things better?
  43. Stop blaming the external world, and focus on yourself. What can you do to make things better?  AJ Winters, The Motivation Switch
    Blame Quotes



  44. On the veteran's honored brow. God keep them long amid home and friends  C. C. Hassler, Veteran's
    Veterans Poem



  45. Action is the bridge that takes us from where we are to where
 we greatly desire to be. Demond Jackson
  46. Action is the bridge that takes us from where we are to where we greatly desire to be.  Demond Jackson
    Actions Speak Louder Than Words



  47. The truth is that you have phenomenal power to become well and stay well.  J. B. Owen, Ignite Your Health and Wellness
    Wellness Quotes



  48. You can't convince anyone to do anything unless you believe wholeheartedly in what you are doing, or what you are saying, or what you are selling.  Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Motivational Sales Quotes



  49. Figure out what will make you smile, and make that feeling true.
    Life will take you everywhere, if you only allow yourself too.  Julie Hebert
    Smile Poem



  50. Goals force you to push yourself. Sean Lysaght
  51. Goals force you to push yourself.  Sean Lysaght, Personal Success
    Goals Quotes



  52. Any children granted us, we’ve come to understand more fully, are gifts of God, no matter how they are given.  Ray Guarendi, Adoption
    Adoption Quotes



  53. Yet to fear retirement is to fear life. People all too often fear retirement because they focus on what they are giving up instead of what they are gaining. Ernie Zelinski, How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free
    Retirement Poems



  54.  Knowledge is power for the individual who holds it.
  55. Knowledge is power for the individual who holds it.  Dave Coplin, Business Reimagined
    Knowledge Quotes



  56. Life isn't meant to provide a continuous whirl of flash and excitement - just a few well-placed sparks to brighten our horizon, sail the trade winds of our memory, and leave a perfect afterglow in our hearts.  Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.
    Treasured Memories



  57. The roads that I travel, what have I to fear?
    What a coward I'd be
    If I tried not to see
    The roses of hope and the sunshine of cheer.  Edgar A. Guest, Roses and Sunshine
    Life Journey



  58. Inspiration to act against all odds for the betterment of 
others is a bold act of defiance. Byron R. Pulsifer
  59. Inspiration to act against all odds for the betterment of others is a bold act of defiance.  Byron R. Pulsifer
    Helping Others Quotes



  60. Stand still and hear God speaking to your soul... Remember, time is His; He’s in control! Greta Zwaan, Time Belongs To God
    God's Timing



  61. Life goes through a series of changing.  Jane John-Nwankwo, How to Become a Better Wife
    Positive Quotes About Change



  62. Laughter lowers stress level, which hinders the brain from functioning better.
  63. Laughter lowers stress level, which hinders the brain from functioning better.  Philip Vang
    Stress Relief Quotes



  64. It is only when you can get clear on who you are and who you want to be in the world, that you can be anchored to your own truth.  Janeen Latini, Love to Lead, Lead to Love
    Truth Quotes



  65. You cannot survive life alone because you are not a perfect genius who knows everything under the sun.  Faith Starr, Stop Self-Sabotaging and Shift your Paradigm to Success
    Life Quotes



  66. If your faith is tested and you can’t run as you used to do, walk.
    If you can’t walk, limp along. If you can’t limp, crawl and if you can’t crawl, roll....
    You can choose to look beautiful or battered in suffering – choose the former. Eastwood Anaba
    Faith Over Fear



  67. When you're reading more, you're learning more.
  68. When you're reading more, you're learning more.
    Jacob Reimer, Entrepreneurship: Rich Habits - 33 Daily Habits of the Rich & Wealthy!
    Learning Quotes



  69. When life is getting you down,
    And you feel as if you might drown.
    Hold on tight, and start to fight,
    And eventually you won't want to frown...  Julie Hebert, Life Getting You Down
    Letting Go Poem



  70. A better life rarely just happens. We have to choose change, choose a better life.
    Maya Green
    Poems About Change



  71. It is a truism that no one is immune from making mistakes; even you.
Byron R. Pulsifer
  72. It is a truism that no one is immune from making mistakes; even you.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    Mistake Quotes



  73. If you're not stubborn, you'll give up on experiments too soon. And if you're not flexible, you'll pound your head against the wall and you won't see a different solution to a problem you're trying to solve. Jeff Bezos
    Problem Solving Quotes



  74. If you give up and quit, you will always wonder "what if" Take a deep breath and start again, let learning and failure be a friend. Catherine Pulsifer, What If
    Don't Quit Poem



  75. But what separates the masters from the mediocre is their attitude toward failure.
  76. But what separates the masters from the mediocre is their attitude toward failure.
    Jonathan Harnum, Practice Like This
    Attitude Quotes



  77. To be brave, you overcome fear and listen to the small voice inside you to do what’s right, regardless of what others say. To be brave doesn’t mean you’ll never be afraid, but it does mean facing your fears.  Michael Stutman
    Deep Quotes About Life



  78. To reach your goals in life, you’ve got to bridge the 12 inch gaps between your head, your heart and your gut.  Grant M. Bright
    Poems About Goals



  79. You must begin to intrinsically think of yourself as a success in order to become more successful in the future. If you decide that you will find somehow or some way to achieve your goals, then you will move forward in your life and experience a large number of successes.  Linda Garrison
    Success Quotes



  80. Faith is like a bird that feels dawn breaking and sings while it is still dark.  Scandinavian Proverb
  81. Faith is like a bird that feels dawn breaking and sings while it is still dark.  Scandinavian Proverb
    Proverbs



  82. We have many mentors in our life, like my Grandma, she taught, inspired, and encouraged me more than I could have ever learn in a book. Become a mentor to someone!  Kate Summers
    Mentor Quotes



  83. And as uncomfortable and draining as conflict can be, conflict in and of itself isn’t really the problem. It’s how we handle it that matters. Amy Gallo, HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict
    Conflict Quotes



  84. Inspirational leadership addresses people's inner motivators, values, and emotions. It is a key ingredient in building great organizations, and it is the most effective leadership approach when organizations need to massively change and improve. Claudio Feser, When Execution Isn't Enough: Decoding Inspirational Leadership
    Leadership Qualities



  85. To do something great, you must first become uncomfortable. Uncomfortable always comes before comfortable.
  86. To do something great, you must first become uncomfortable. Uncomfortable always comes before comfortable. Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
    Quotes To Live By



  87. A lot of people aren't inspired by other people's success. Instead, they are overwhelmed and threatened by it. Jealousy and negativity kick in, and Hate rears its ugly head. Dan Norris, Create Or Hate
    Overwhelmed Quotes



  88. Oprah Winfrey ... is arguably the world's most powerful woman that inspired the world to believe that you can become anything you want, if you only believe in yourself. Gifford Thomas, The Inspirational Leader
    Believe Quotes



  89. Start your week by reading some inspirational quotes that will encourage and motivate you to have a great week. Catherine Pulsifer
    Quotations



  90. May you also be inspired by nature and may its wisdom motivate you to take a trip to the outdoors and spend some time reconnecting with nature's beauty.
  91. May you also be inspired by nature and may its wisdom motivate you to take a trip to the outdoors and spend some time reconnecting with nature's beauty. Cesar Iriarte, Nature's Wisdom
    Garden Poems



  92. Teams aren’t about sameness ... Instead they’re about unlocking what is unique about each of us, in the service of something shared. A team, at its finest, insists on the unique contribution of each of its members ... Marcus Buckingham, Nine Lies About Work
    Teamwork Quotes



  93. True peace comes from living a life in alignment with one's inspired vision. This peace comes from orienting our hearts in such a way that external factors (people, norms, events) no longer dictate the direction of our internal path. Benjamin P. Hardy, Slipstream Time Hacking
    Desiderata Poem



  94. Unlike intuition, inspiration doesn't happen out of the blue, creative minds actively seek inspiration and there is always this need for something inspiring, so just like a physical or bodily need, inspiration is a mental need and when this internal need for creativity meets an external object, an inspiration happens. Saberi Roy
    Creativity



  95. Happiness is not a product of what you get or take; it is a direct result of what and how you give to others be that service, caring, compassion or inspirationally. Byron Pulsifer
    Happiness Quotes

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