73 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.
Not knowing how things will turn out is what keeps life intriguing
and fuels hope.
Janet Springer, Unbreakable Willpower
Be an inspiration to others. Design your life on how you want to be remembered.
Robert Rivers, Happiness Is Possible
- Allow positive thoughts to shape your life.
Those who live to help others gain confidence or to overcome obstacles
are those whose character shines in unselfishness.
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
You cannot overcome adversity by sticking your head in the
Theodore W. Higgingsworth
Dare to be more, to risk more, to inspire others, to live life to the fullest by doing your best.
Dare To Be
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
- Always remember to forget the troubles that passed away.
But never forget to remember the blessings that come each day.
God gives every bird its food, but he does not just throw
it in the nest.
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.
Just For Today
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
When others disappoint you, be encouraged by remembering that we all have strengths and weaknesses.
Victoria L. Adenson
Poems of Encouragement
- In the mist there is clearing; it is within this small opening that
opportunity becomes known.
Rosy Lee Anderson
Courage without hope is like casting action into oblivion.
Rory R. Cuphist
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
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
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
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
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
The key to success, happiness, and abundance all sit within you.
Michael Austin Jacobs
There are people in our lives who inspire and encourage us. You, Mom, are at the top of the list.
Birthday Poems For Mom
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
Self-confidence has the ability to inspire, while arrogance is an
Charles Lamont, Power of Self Confidence
Short Inspirational Quotes
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.
Journey of Faith
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
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
Something only becomes a failure when you completely give up.
Go with the flow; observe the change, while loving yourself
and all of your complexities.
Cat O'Connor, 30 Days Of Inspiration
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
To embark on a new direction is risky and dangerous.
You never know whether you can make it.
If your faith is tested and you can’t run as you used to do,
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
choose the former.
Faith Over Fear
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
Stop blaming the external world, and focus on yourself.
What can you do to make things better?
AJ Winters, The Motivation Switch
Action is the bridge that takes us from where we are to where
we greatly desire to be.
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
The truth is that you have phenomenal power to become well and stay well.
J. B. Owen, Ignite Your Health and Wellness
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
Figure out what will make you smile, and make that feeling true.
Life will take you everywhere, if you only allow yourself too.
Goals force you to push yourself.
Sean Lysaght, Personal Success
Any children granted us, we’ve come to understand more fully, are gifts of God, no matter how they are given.
Ray Guarendi, Adoption
Knowledge is power for the individual who holds it.
Dave Coplin, Business Reimagined
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
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.
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
Laughter lowers stress level, which hinders the brain from functioning better.
Stress Relief Quotes
Inspiration to act against all odds for the betterment of
others is a bold act of defiance.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Helping Others Quotes
Stand still and hear God speaking to your soul...
Remember, time is His; He’s in control!
Greta Zwaan, Time Belongs To God
Life goes through a series of changing.
Jane John-Nwankwo, How to Become a Better Wife
Positive Quotes About Change
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
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
When you're reading more, you're learning more.
Jacob Reimer, Entrepreneurship: Rich Habits - 33 Daily Habits of the Rich & Wealthy!
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
But what separates the masters from the mediocre is their
attitude toward failure.
Jonathan Harnum, Practice Like This
A better life rarely just happens. We have to choose change,
choose a better life.
Poems About Change
It is a truism that no one is immune from making mistakes; even you.
Byron R. Pulsifer
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.
Problem Solving Quotes
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
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
Deep Quotes About Life
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
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.
Faith is like a bird that feels dawn breaking and sings while
it is still dark.
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!
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
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
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
To do something great, you must first become uncomfortable. Uncomfortable always comes before comfortable.
Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
Quotes To Live By
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
Start your week by reading some inspirational quotes that will encourage and motivate you to have a great week.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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