Inspirational and Motivational Quotes – Part 3

By | June 8, 2017

Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends. – Euripides

Real love is helping someone who can’t return the favor. – Author Unknown

Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm. . . . As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others. – Audrey Hepburn

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress. – Thomas A. Edison

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars. – Les Brown

Some men see things as they are and ask why. I dream of things that never were and say ‘Why not?’ – George Bernard Shaw

Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. – Les Brown

Sometimes we must believe before we can see. – Author Unknown

Strong-minded, resolutely willed, you can create out of nothing a great business, a huge empire, a new world. Others have and they have no monopoly. – Claude Bristol, The Magic of Believing

Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They’re willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds. There’s a very positive relationship between people’s ability to accomplish any task and the time they’re willing to spend on it. – Joyce Brothers

Success gravitates toward those who are perceived to be successful. Regardless of how you feel within, you must emanate success if you want to attract people to your cause. – Jeff Herman

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. – William Feather

Take control of your destiny. Believe in yourself. Ignore those who try to discourage you. Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits. Don’t give up and don’t give in. – Wanda Carter

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself, and that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity. – Paul Coelho, The Alchemist

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. – Abraham Lincoln

The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens into that primal cosmic night that was soul long before there was a conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach. – C.G. Jung

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Nelson Mandela

The highest exercise of charity is charity towards the uncharitable. – J.S. Buckminster

The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke. – W.J. Cameron

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over. – Aesop

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. – Dale Carnegie

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it — as long as you really believe 100 percent. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. – E. E. Cummings

The only disability in life is a bad attitude. – Scott Hamilton

The only easy day was yesterday. – Navy Seals

The only true gift is a portion of yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. – Author Unknown

The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears. – Indian proverb

The strong desire for success is the best indication that you can achieve success. – Stanislaus I

The teacher can be anyone or any thing. It our job to recognize the teacher when the teacher appears in our lives.’ – Gayle O

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. – Dolly Parton

There are two ways of living your life – One is as though nothing is a miracle and the other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

There is a marvellous story of a man who once stood before God, his heart breaking from the pain and injustice in the world. ‘Dear God,’ he cried out, ‘look at all the suffering, the anguish and distress in the world. Why don’t you send help?’ God responded, ‘I did send help. I sent you.’ – David J. Wolpe

There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less. – Kurt Hahn (founder of ‘Outward Bound’)

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. – John Andrew Holmes

There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity. – General Douglas MacArthur

There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go. – Jessica Hatchigan

They are the true disciples of Christ, not who know most, but who love most. – Frederick Spanheim

Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate. – Author Unknown

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. – James Barrie

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. – Benjamin Disraeli

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions. – Deepak Chopra

To the degree we’re not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves. – Peter McWilliams

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. – Malcolm Forbes

Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long we shall have each other. – Joshua Loth Liebman

Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. – Dr. Joyce Brothers

Trusting your intuition means tuning in as deeply as you can to the energy you feel, following that energy moment to moment, trusting that it will lead you where you want to go and bring you everything you desire. – Shakti Gawain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain

Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the Beautiful Stuff out. – Ray Bradbury

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be. – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors … but they all have to learn to live in the same box. – Author Unknown

We create our lives a thought at a time. And sometimes, it comes down to changing a thought such as “Why did this happen to me?” into “There is a divine plan and there is a reason for this, and my choice is to create the most positive reaction I can.” – Dee Wallace Stone

We get new ideas from God every hour of our day when we put our trust in Him — but we have to follow that inspiration up with perspiration — we have to work to prove our faith. Remember that the bee that hangs around the hive never gets any honey. – Albert E. Cliffe

We have a call to do good, as often as we have the power and occasion. – William Penn

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams. – Les Brown, Live Your Dreams

What is central to business is the joy of creating. – Peter Robinson

What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly. – Lao Tsu

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. – Napoleon Hill

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end, requires some of the same courage which a soldier needs. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” – Sydney Harris

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. – Charles A Beard

When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it – but all that had gone before. — Jacob Rus

When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

When your bow is broken and your last arrow spent, then shoot, shoot with your whole heart. – Zen Saying

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford

While troubles will come, they are always temporary — nothing lasts forever. Thus, there is the famous legend that King Solomon, the wisest man of all times, had a ring inscribed with the words, “This too shall pass”. – Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

Worry takes as much time as work and pays less. – Author Unknown

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why they call it the present. – Author Unknown

You can only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Author Unknown

You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die, only how you’re going to live. – Joan Baez

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of your heart that you truly give. – Kahlil Gibran

You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get. – Robert Collier

You will never find time for anything. You must make it. – Charles Buxton

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. – Kahlil Gibran

Your thoughts determine your actions. Your actions determine your habits. Your habits determine your character. And your character gives birth to your destiny. – Unknown

You’ve failed many times, although you don’t remember. You fell down the first time you tried to walk. You almost drowned the first time you tried to swim. . . . Don’t worry about failure. . . . Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. – Sherman Finesilver, US District Court Judge

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