Inspirational quotes page 2
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there
those that sang best.
Henry van Dyke
If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound
Thomas A. Edison
The essential question is not, "How busy are you?", but "What are you busy at?"
"Are you doing what fulfills you?"
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. And the life of the candle
be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
One thing life taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new
They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is
the page of
The minute you begin to do what you want to do, it's a different kind of life.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Study while others are sleeping;
Work while others are loafing;
Prepare while others are playing;
And dream while others are wishing.
William Arthur Ward
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.
Henry Ward Beecher
The Greeks have given us one of the most beautiful words of our language, the
"enthusiasm" - a God within.
The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's
If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it,
say yes –
then learn how to do it later.
Sir Richard Branson
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Act as if! Act as if you're a wealthy man, rich already, and then you'll surely
become rich. Act
as if you have unmatched confidence and then people will surely have confidence in you. Act
as if you have unmatched experience and then people will follow your advice. And act as if
you are already a tremendous success, and as sure as I stand here today - you will become
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on
your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
Motivation gets you through the day, but inspiration lasts a
Grow up! Who cares what other people think about you?
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary
project, all of your
thoughts break their bonds: your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in
every direction and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces,
faculties and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person than you
ever dreamed yourself to be.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a
victim. Accept no one's
definition of your life; define yourself.
Ordinary life does not interest me. I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the
surrealists, searching for the marvelous.
Human potential is the same for all. Your feeling, "I am of no
value", is wrong. Absolutely
wrong. You are deceiving yourself. We all have the power of thought – so what are you
lacking? If you have willpower then you can change anything. It is usually said that you are
your own master.
It's a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to
American Beauty, 1999
Creating heaven on earth will take raising some hell.
Cherish your visions, your ideals, the music that stirs in your
heart. If you remain true to
them, your world will at last be built.
What does your conscience say? - "You should become the person
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.
Two, never give up work.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky
enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.
We must wake ourselves up! Or
somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and
thereby rob us of our crown.