100+ Best Quotes About Inspiring Others: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Quotes About Inspiring Others

Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. — Rabindranath Tagore

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. — Abraham Joshua Heschel

The more one judges, the less one loves. — Honore de Balzac

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

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. — Leo Buscaglia

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

quotes about inspiring others

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. — Colin Powell

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. — Joseph Campbell

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. — Wayne Dyer

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am. — Sylvia Plath

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. — Nelson Mandela

This world is but a canvas to our imagination. — Henry David Thoreau

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

Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. — Franz Kafka

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale. — Hans Christian Andersen

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. — Abraham Lincoln

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. — Alexander Graham Bell

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. — Ernest Hemingway

Never be afraid to sit a while and think. — Lorraine Hansberry

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. — Bernard Williams

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. — Betty Friedan

For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible. — Stuart Chase

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. — Robert Kiyosaki

I do not want horses or diamonds – I am happy in possessing you. — Clara Schumann

Keep true to the dreams of your youth. — Friedrich Schiller

‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. — Alice Walker

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. — Maya Angelou

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. — Andrew Carnegie

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. — Morihei Ueshiba

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. — Mark Twain

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. — Margaret Mead

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. — William Arthur Ward

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. — Jim Rohn

The time is always right to do what is right. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. — Charlotte Bronte

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. — Rumi

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody. — Mother Teresa

We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right. — Nelson Mandela

Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. — Anatole France

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. — Galileo Galilei

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. — Edwin Land

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. — Pablo Neruda

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. — Lewis B. Smedes

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

A man should never neglect his family for business. — Walt Disney

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. — Nelson Mandela

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. — Rosa Parks

But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated. — Ernest Hemingway

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. — John Ruskin

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. — Leonard Cohen

Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water my friend. — Bruce Lee

When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves. — Viktor E. Frankl

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. — Richard Bach

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. — Sigmund Freud

One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. — Maya Angelou

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. — Maya Angelou

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. — John Dewey

Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall. — Ray Bradbury

The art of love is largely the art of persistence. — Albert Ellis

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. — Jim Rohn

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude. — John C. Maxwell

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. — C. S. Lewis

Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live. — Nicolas Chamfort

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. — Steve Jobs

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action. — Mother Teresa

The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy. — Malcolm Forbes

It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. — Maya Angelou

The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity. — Ruby Dee

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. — John F. Kennedy

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. — Ernest Hemingway

What is a teacher? I’ll tell you: it isn’t someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows. — Paulo Coelho

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind. — Johannes Brahms

Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second. — Jean-Luc Godard

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. — Henrik Ibsen

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. — Lyndon B. Johnson

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. — Nelson Mandela

I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well. — Johann Sebastian Bach

We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act. — Annie Besant

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. — John F. Kennedy

Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience. — Clarence Day

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart. — Jane Austen

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. — Nelson Mandela

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. — Aldo Leopold

Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. — Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. — Voltaire

You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it. — Edith Head

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? — Ernest Hemingway

We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. — Friedrich Nietzsche

We are all gifted. That is our inheritance. — Ethel Waters

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

Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. — Marilyn Monroe

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. — Eleanor Roosevelt

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

If I get married, I want to be very married. — Audrey Hepburn

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. — Benjamin Franklin

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. — Mother Teresa

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge. — Daniel J. Boorstin

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. — Neil Armstrong