My Collection of Inspirational Quotes

“When life knocks you down you have two choices – stay down or get up.”
~ Tom Krause

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”
~ Vincent Van Gogh

“What day is it?” asked Pooh
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favorite day.” said Pooh.

“I realized this week that I just cannot do it all. So I will choose to do what I can fabulously.”
~ Clinton Kelly

“Life loves you!”
~ Louise L. Hay

“The world is changed by your example and not your opinion.”
~ Paulo Coelho

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

“Welcome to the Present moment. Here. Now. The only moment there ever is,”
~ Eckhart Tolle

“Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.”
~ Zig Ziglar

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.”
~ Buddha

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”
~ Pablo Picasso

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
~ Martin Luther King Jr.

“Action is the foundational key to success.”
~ Pablo Picasso

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”
~ Tony Robbins

“Bite off more than you can chew, then chew like crazy.”
~ Crocodile Dundee

“The only person you are destined to become, is the person you decide to be.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
~ Maya Angelou

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”
~ Rumi

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”
~ Lao Tzu

“It always seems impossible until it’s done,”
~ Nelson Mandela

“If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.”
~ Buddha

“Success is the sum of all small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”
~ Robert Collier

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Things do not change WE change.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

“We’re all just walking each other home.”
~ Ram Dass

“I am not afraid, for I was born to do this.”
~ Joan of Arc

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”
~ Carl Jung

“Let yourself become living poetry.”
~ Rumi

“Let your choices reflect your hopes not your fears.”
~ Nelson Mandela

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
~ Rumi

“If the only prayer you ever say is ‘Thank you’, it will be enough.”
~ Meister Eckhart

“Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing.”
~ Helen Keller

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
~ C.S. Lewis

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”
~ Og Mandino

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
~ Helen Keller

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
~ Thomas Edison

“Creativity takes courage.”
~ Henri Matisse

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possible not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
~ Anais Nin

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
~ Nelson Mandela

“Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.”
~ Og Mandino

“Healing is the unification of all our forces.”
~ Gabrielle Roth

“Stop trying to be perfect and start being remarkable.”
~ Seth Godin

“Unfold your own myth.”
~ Rumi

“Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.”
~ Carl Jung

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
~ Anaïs Nin

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
~ Albert Einstein

“We are all travelers on a cosmic journey.”
~ Paul Coelho

“In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.”
~ Mary Poppins

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.”
~ Jon F. Kennedy

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.”
~ Wayne Gretsky

“To succeed in life, you need three things: A wishbone, a backbone, and a funnybone.”
~ Reba McEntire

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
~ Mark Twain

“But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.”
~ Arianna Huffington

“We all have within us, a deep wisdom, but sometimes we don’t know we have it.”
~ Skakti Gawain

“We all share the wound of fragmentation. And we can all share the cure of unification.”
~ Gabrielle Roth

“A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”
~ Zig Ziglar

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.”
~ R.W.Emerson

“You had the power all along, my dear.”
~ Glinda, The Good Witch

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings  to fly?”
~ Frida Kahlo

“Focus like a laser, not a flashlight.”
~ Michael Jordan

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever.”
~ Eckhart Tolle

“By altering our attitudes we can alter our lives.”
~ Zig Ziglar

“There are no failures, only quitters.”
~ Darren Hardy

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”
~ Maya Angelou

“You may have made some mistakes, and you may not be where you want to be, but that’s got nothing to do with your future.”
~ Zig Ziglar

“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”
~ Bruce Lee

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.”
~ Dr Seuss

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiousity has its own reason for existing.”
~ Albert Einstein

“This turning towards what you truly love saves you.”
~ Rumi

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life that you have imagined.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

“Despite what we think, we don’t need confidence to make a change. Make the change and the confidence will come.”
~ Philip McKeman

“If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Don’t envy the achiever. BE the Achiever!”
~ Darren Hardy

“What you seek is seeking you.”
~ Rumi

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We are stardust,
we are golden,
we are billion year
old carbon,
And we got to get
ourselves back to
the garden.”
~ Crosby Stills Nash & Young

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
~ Rumi

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”
~ Ayn Rand

“Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.”
~ Henry Miller

“And don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It’s quiet, but the roots are down there riotous.”
~ Rumi

“There never was a moment, and never will be, when we are without the power to alter our destiny.”
~ Stephen Pressfield
The War of Art

“Let the beauty of what you love, be what you do.”
~ Rumi

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”
~ Wayne Dyer

“Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.”
~ Rumi