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Inspiration is a motivational state and the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something. Inspired people also are more open to new experiences, and have better well-being. Famous inspirational quotes will help you to see life differently, make you mentally stronger and brighten up your day.

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Top 10 Inspirational Quotes

Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. – Helen Keller

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Be a voice not an echo.

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Thich Nhat Hanh

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill

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You are the only one who can limit your greatness.

Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been and look at what can be. – Marsha Petrie Sue

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It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. – Amelia Barr

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss

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Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today. – Will Rogers

Make the most of yourself…. for that is all there is of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. – Jack Ma

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Bertrand Russell

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman

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I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. – Og Mandino

You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.

Make yourself a priority. Fill yourself up so that you can give more to others. – Oprah Winfrey

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. – E.E. Cummings

Let us make our future now and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. – Malala Yousafzai

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A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. – Roald Dahl

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. – Carrie Underwood

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. – Mark Twain

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. – Earl Nightingale

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Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. – Nido Qubein

Consider every mistake you do make as an asset. – Paul J. Meyer

If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you. – Steve Jobs

You can find a better you inside of you. Why don’t you search for that? – Munia Khan

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. – Thomas Jefferson

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I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. – Anne Lamott

People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. – Rob Siltanen

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. – E. E. Cummings

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. – Najwa Zebian

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Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino

Whatever you are, be a good one. – Abraham Lincoln

The power of imagination makes us infinite. – John Muir

Positive Inspirational Quotes About Life, Success, Happiness & Struggles

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. – Henry David Thoreau

Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic entrepreneur. – Mohnish Pabrai

Where flowers bloom so does hope. – Lady Bird Johnson

The true success is the person who invented himself. – Al Goldstein

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Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. – Maya Angelou

Every day brings new choices. – Martha Beck

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou

We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated. – Maya Angelou

Give up on being perfect and start working on becoming yourself. – Anna Quindlen

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The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give. – Howard Cosell

I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings. – Gustave Flaubert

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. – Marie Curie

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I don’t expect congratulations for successful beginning, what I want is the applaud at successful ending. – Amit Kalantri

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Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

I dwell in possibility. – Emily Dickinson

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. – Steve Jobs

Imagine your life is perfect in every respect; what would it look like? – Brian Tracy

Light tomorrow with today. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Life is short, live bold! Be heard, be you, dream big, take risks, don’t wait. – Misty Gibbs

It doesn’t get easier. You get better.

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We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action. – Dr. Henry Link

Whatever you do, do with all your might. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better. ― Jim Rohn

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. – Zane Grey

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Speak your mind even if your voice shakes. – Maggie Kuhn

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

Life took over 4 billion years to evolve into you, and you’ve about 70 more years to enjoy it. Don’t just pursue happiness, catch it. – Eric Idle

You were put on this Earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously. – Steve Maraboli

A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. – Joyce Meyer

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The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me. – Ayn Rand

Dear world, I am excited to be alive in you, and I am thankful for another year. ― Charlotte Eriksson

Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. – W. Clement Stone

Success doesn’t just come and find you; you have to go out and get it.

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Whenever you are fed up with life, start writing: ink is the great cure for all human ills, as I have found out long ago. – C. S. Lewis

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown

When the sun is shining, I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. – Wilma Rudolph

Stop looking for permission for chasing dreams! They are your dreams and you don’t need a co-signer to pursue them!

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. – Denis Waitley

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All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

Real change will come when you focus on yourself. – Ritu Ghatourey

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others. – Hasidic Proverb

Don’t follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise. – Joan Rivers

What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve. – Norman Vincent Peale

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Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

You don’t manifest dreams without taking chances. – Stephen Richards

Famous Inspirational Quotes To Bring The Best Out Of You

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. – Jamie Paolinetti

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott

It is important to keep your head up and follow what you believe is right. – Ajay Naidu

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Creativity is intelligence having fun. – Albert Einstein

Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. – Roy T. Bennett

It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference. – Tom Brokaw

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. – Zig Ziglar

When you accept the fact that your true identity includes being an overcomer, you will never settle for less than a miracle. – Craig Groeschel

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Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf. – Rabindranath Tagore

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky

What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time. – Don Zimmer

Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. – Chris Grosser

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Francis of Assisi

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I have no regrets. I wouldn’t have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say. – Ingrid Bergman

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. – Joseph Campbell

Find peace in what you cannot change.

I stopped explaining myself when I realized other people only understand from their level of perception.

Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are. – Theodore Roosevelt

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Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t.

Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.

Each day provides its own gifts. – Marcus Aurelius

Be patient with yourself because personal growth is tender; it’s holy ground.

When people show you who they are, believe them the first time. – Maya Angelou

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

Don’t let your fear decide your future. – Shalane Flanagan

My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. – Charles Dickens

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands, your own. – Mark Victor Hansen

Hard work and dedication and perseverance and being good to people does win. It does matter. Cream does rise to the top. – Gina Rodriguez

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Self-empowerment is seeking the solution rather than fixating on the problem. – Coach Bobbi

To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage. – Confucius

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction. – Germany Kent

Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. – Denis Waitley

To establish true self–esteem, we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives. – Denis Waitley

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Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

Reading is to the mind, as exercise is to the body. – Brian Tracy

Remember that setbacks are only challenges in disguise. Look at them as lessons don’t waste time beating yourself up. Just get back on track and focus on what you want. It’s up to you, and you will do it! – Jorge Cruise

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. – Les Brown

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Dreams are made of your potential. – Lilly Singh

I have been all men known to history, Wondering at the world and at time passing; I have seen evil, and the light blessing Innocent love under a spring sky. – R. S. Thomas

For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded. – Jack Canfield

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. – Paulo Coelho

If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily. – Jack Canfield

Amazing Inspirational Quotes To Make You Unstoppable

Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you. – Grace Coddington

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. – John Wooden

Stop trying to be less of who you are. Let this time in your life cut you open and drain all of the things that are holding you back. – Jennifer Elisabeth

Any transition is easier if you believe in yourself and your talent. – Priyanka Chopra

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

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The biggest weight loss secret? Manage your emotions or they will keep mismanaging you. – Brian Vaszily

A room without books is like a body without a soul. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

I’m not telling you it is going to be easy; I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams

Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. – Roy T. Bennett

You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time. – Michael Phelps

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. – C.S. Lewis

I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it. – Johnny Depp

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did. – Mark Twain

It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. – Oprah Winfrey

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Willpower is steam for life’s locomotion. – Praveen Kumar

One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. – Michelle Obama

Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible. – Tony Robbins

You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life; at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move. – Eric Thomas

This detachment must not be mere amputation; everything which is shaken off must be simultaneously found again at a higher level. – Gabriel Marcel

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You yourself, as much as anyone in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities. – Robert H. Schuller

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Having to try and going through the trials and tribulations to actually overcome, to get there to win, to triumph, that’s what makes life interesting. – Tavis Smiley

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Socrates

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You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan

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. – Steve Jobs

The very best thing you can do for the whole world is to make the best of yourself.

Free yourself from your past mistakes, by forgiving yourself for what you have done or went through. Every day is another chance to start over.

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, and become a better version of yourself. – Madonna

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Champions keep playing until they get it right. – Billie Jean King

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. – Zig Ziglar

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

Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a brand-new opportunity to rebuild what you truly want.

A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do. – Brian Tracy

Healthy body image is not something that you’re going to learn from fashion magazines. ― Erin Heatherton

Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny. – John Assaraf

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