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356 of the Best Inspirational Quotes to Motivate and Share

Staying inspired to achieve your goals takes effort. It helps to spend some time reviewing what you want to do with your life and to ponder the thoughts of others. We think we have compiled the best of the best in inspirational quotes here for you to ponder and consider as motivation. We hope you find them inspiring, we hope you achieve everything in life that you want to, and we hope your day, your week, and the months and years ahead rock for you with much success!

--Plutarch
--John Wooden
--Thomas Carlyle
--Suzanne Weyn
--Lou Holtz
--Franz Kafka
--Herb Brooks
--Robert Frost
--Joe Paterno
--Franz Kafka
--George Eliot
--Maya Angelou
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
--Dennis P. Kimbro
--Hank Aaron
--Dudley Field Malone
--Pat Riley
--Winston Churchill
--Doug Williams
--Kurt Vonnegut
--Caitlyn Jenner
--Marsha Evans
--Confucius
--Ray Kroc
--George Halas
--Knute Rockne
--Emil Zatopek
--Rumi
--Andre Agassi
--John Madden
--Anne Frank
--Ayn Rand
--Beryl Markham
--Pelé
--Ronnie Lott
--Wayne Dyer
--John Steinbeck

--Sheila Murray Bethel
--Kahlil Gibran
--John Wooden
--Marv Levy
--Evander Holyfield
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
--Michael Korda
--Aesop
--Earl Nightingale
--Eleanor Roosevelt
--George F. Will
--Andre Gide
--Matthew Prior
--Aristotle
--e. e. cummings
--John Maynard Keynes
--Swami Sivananda
--Arthur Balfour
--G. K. Chesterton
--Tony Robbins
--Will Durant
--Josiah Gilbert Holland
--Confucius
--Wayne Gretzky
--Oscar Wilde
--Albert Einstein
--Les Brown
--Eleanor Roosevelt
--Nolan Bushnell
--Charles Bukowski
--Akira Kurosawa
--Charles Bukowski
--Dale Carnegie
--Edith Sodergran
--William Faulkner
--Euripides
--Jack Kerouac
--Søren Kierkegaard
--Barack Obama
--Fyodor Dostoevsky
--Miguel de Cervantes
--Friedrich Nietzsche
--Maya Angelou
--Walt Whitman
--Socrates
--Benjamin Disraeli
--Emily Dickinson
--Franz Kafka
--David Allen
--Charles Bukowski
--Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Longer Version:

Light tomorrow with today!


--James Allen
--Sylvia Plath
--George Orwell
--Joseph Conrad
--Han Suyin
--Napoleon Hill
--Rabindranath Tagore
--Bodhidharma
--Jim Rohn
--Abraham Lincoln
--Martin Luther
--Dan Brown
--Chuck Close
--Buddhist saying
--Yoko Ono
--Dogen
--Jack London
--Sigmund Freud
--Og Mandino
--Isaac Newton
--Thomas Carlyle
--Aristotle
--Thomas Edison
--Albert Einstein
--Joe Namath
--Theodore Roosevelt
--Edith Wharton
--Jim Rohn
--Arthur C. Clarke
--Virgil
--Ruth Gordon
--J. K. Rowling
--William Arthur Ward
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
--Bertrand Russell
--Bernard Williams
--Melinda Gates
--Ted Williams
--Elizabeth Gilbert
--Joseph Campbell
--Brian Tracy
--Usain Bolt
--Helen Hayes
--Anthony Pompliano
--Nick Cannon
--Robert Louis Stevenson
--Robert T. Kiyosaki
--Jack Butcher
--Walt Whitman
--Sheryl Sandberg
--Nathan Gotch
--Matshona Dhliwayo
--James Rouse
--Dan Marino
--Mary Kom
--Jack Johnson
--Matshona Dhliwayo
--Joseph B. Wirthlin
--Leonardo da Vinci
--Amos Bronson Alcott
--Benjamin Franklin
--Bruce Lee
--Japanese Proverb
--Princess Diana
--Malala Yousafzai
--T. S. Eliot
--Napoleon Hill
--W. Edwards Deming
--Paul Brandt
--Michelle Horst
--Robin Sharma
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Longer Version:

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.


--Elbert Hubbard
--Diane von Furstenberg
--Amine A. Ayad A. Ayad
--Oscar Wilde

Longer Version:

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. We all have clouds above us but some see their silver linings. We all face difficulties but some of us are grateful that they aren't worse.


--Ester Dean
--Eckhart Tolle
--Rainer Maria Rilke
--William Whewell
--Maya Angelou
--Yogi Berra
--Sam Altman
--Naval Ravikant
--Matshona Dhliwayo
--H. E. Bates
--Tyler Perry
--Mae Jemison
--Frank Sinatra
--Angelique Kidjo
--Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
--Jumbo Elliot
--Theodore Roethke
--Kerry Washington
--David Mitchell
--Buddhist saying
--Samuel Goldwyn
--Italian Proverb
--Margaret Atwood
--Terry Pratchett
--Sam Smith
--Walt Disney
--Thomas Beecham
--Charles Morgan
--Nick Vujicic
--Babe Didrikson Zaharias
--Chinese Proverb
--Jordan Peterson
--Naval Ravikant
--John C. Maxwell
--Wayne Dyer
--Jules Renard
--Mahatma Gandhi
--Marie Curie
--Arnold Schwarzenegger
--Margaret Fuller
--Steffi Graf
--Seth Godin
--Tori Murden
--Lucy Larcom
--C. S. Lewis
--Confucius
--Eleanor Roosevelt
--Andrew Jackson
--Anne Frank
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Carl Bard
--Helen Keller

Longer Version:

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do.


--Billie Jean King
--Jean de la Bruyere
--Arnold Schwarzenegger
--Ayn Rand
--Satchel Paige
--Babe Ruth
--Zig Ziglar
--Paul Brown
--Wayne Gretzky
--Sandy Koufax
--Napoleon Hill
--Eddie Robinson
--Maya Angelou
--Sharon Begley
--Maya Angelou

Longer Version:

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away,.


--Rosalynn Carter
--Don Zimmer

--Diane Mariechild
--J. Askenberg
--Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
--Henry James
--Lou Holtz
--Helen Keller
--Dale Carnegie
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Longer Version:

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 you think you cannot do.


--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Norman Vincent Peale
--Virgil
--A.A. Milne
--Theodore Roosevelt
--Martin Luther
--Robert H. Schuller
--Dale Carnegie
--Vin Scully
--Mike Singletary
--Earl Nightingale

Longer Version:

We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret.


--John C. Maxwell
--Homer Rice
--Bruce Lee
--Charlotte Whitton
--Neil Gaiman
--Dean Smith
--John F. Kennedy
--Oscar Wilde
--Ernest Hemingway
--Kin Hubbard
--Zhuang Zhou
--Seneca the Younger
--Thomas Edison

Longer Version:

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. As a result, a genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework.


--Chuck Palahniuk
--William James
--Walt Whitman
--Warren Buffett
--Napoleon Hill
--Steve Jobs
--Milan Kundera
--Søren Kierkegaard
--Anton Chekhov
--Plutarch
--Jim Rohn
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
--Sylvia Plath
--Confucius
--Stephen King

Longer Version:

The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.


--Charles Bukowski
--Taisen Deshimaru
--Tony Robbins
--Naval Ravikant
--Henry David Thoreau
--LeBron James
--Harvey MacKay
--Rumi
--Fyodor Dostoevsky
--Alexandre Dumas
--Arthur Schopenhauer
--John Dykstra
--Unknown Author
--Unknown Author
--Jim Rohn

Longer Version:

Discipline is the bridge between thought and accomplishment. Discipline comes to those with the awareness that for a kite to fly it must rise against the wind; that all good things are achieved by those who are willing to swim upstream; that drifting aimlessly through life only leads to bitterness and disappointment." And then he added: "Discipline is the foundation on which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure.


--Joseph Joubert
--Sigmund Freud
--Marcus Aurelius
--Marcus Aurelius
--Walt Whitman
--Edward Gibbon
--Paulo Coelho
--Jack London
--Helen Keller
--Michel de Montaigne
--Vincent van Gogh
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Alexander the Great
--Andre Gide
--Soren Kierkegaard
--Eleanor Roosevelt
--Sigmund Freud
--Bruce Lee
--Jack Kerouac
--Albert Camus
--Brené Brown
--Plutarch
--Unknown Author
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
--William Shakespeare
--Steve Jobs

Longer Version:

The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.


--Muhammad Ali Jinnah
--Rosa Parks
--Malala Yousafzai
--Walt Whitman
--Aesop
--Abraham Lincoln
--Michael Jordan
--Neil Gaiman
--Gautama Buddha
--Jean-Paul Sartre
--Thomas Mann
--Augustus Hare
--A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
--Adlai E. Stevenson
--Alexander the Great

--Alan Alda

--Derric Yuh Ndim
--Aeschylus
--Angelina Jolie
--Mary Lou Retton
--Cal Ripken Jr.
--Peyton Manning
--Frank L. Gaines
--Derek Jeter
--Phil Jackson
--Jim Valvano
--Arthur Ashe
--John F. Kennedy
--Fyodor Dostoevsky
--J. R. R. Tolkien
--Woody Allen
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