125+ Best Step Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Step is an action, proceeding, or measure often occurring as one in a series Inspirational step quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Step Quotes

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tzu

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms. Thich Nhat Hanh

Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Dr. Seuss

Sometimes you don’t know when you’re taking the first step through a door until you’re already inside. Ann Voskamp

Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right? Michelle Obama

Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. Brian Tracy

The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing. Amit Kalantri

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine

The first step of change starts with the willingness to change. Pooja Agnihotri

This is love to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. Rumi

There was rarely an obvious branching point in a person’s life. People changed slowly, over time. You didn’t take one step, then find yourself in a completely new location. You first took a little step off the path to avoid some rocks. For a while, you walked alongside the path, but then you wandered out a little way to step on softer soil. Then you stopped paying attention as you drifted farther and farther away. Finally, you found yourself in the wrong city, wondering why the signs on the roadway hadn’t led you better. Brandon Sanderson

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. Chauncey Depew

It is also for stepping into the unknown, Claudia said, when it would be easier to cling what it familiar and safe. Mary Balogh

Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art. Philip James Bailey

Everybody knows that. The missing step is always the next. Óscar Lopes

When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on. LL Cool J

Failure is not the deterrent for the next try. Rather, it is information that empowers the next step. Craig D. Lounsbrough

The first step is you have to say that you can. Will Smith

We progress a step farther, in each tick of the clock. Ronnie Cornelisz

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill

Prayer is the step you take to communicate with God about anything that you cannot easily say to anyone. Gift Gugu Mona

I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving. Morgan Freeman

Learn to calculate every step you make, every word you say, and every action you take. Utibe Samuel Mbom

Step by step and the thing is done. Charles Atlas

It takes courage to step out of the shadow of evil and into the light of life. Steven Magee

Try new things, step out of your comfort zone, take risks, do things in ways you’ve never done them before, ask for help, surround yourself with self actualized people, become obsessed with the fact that you have one go round on this planet as the you that is you, and realize how precious and important it is not to squander that. Jen Sincero

It’s not the rhythm or the steps that make the dance, but the passion that goes in the soul of those who dance. Augusto Branco

Trust is the first step to love. Munshi Premchand

Only one’s brave, bold, and fair step can change everything in its favour. Ehsan Sehgal

I always believe that if you have a good heart, you just want to do what’s right. You don’t want to step on anyone. Heart Evangelista

Between every move of a step of life towards coming after that step carries and displays the burden of unconscious waiting; thus, every second defines that, as well. Ehsan Sehgal

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

A pretended strength is a literal weakness that can clearly be seen in every decision that has been made and every step that has been walked. Ahmed Alibage

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

Top of the world is one step next to fear. Suyasha Subedi

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. Nathaniel Branden

The first step to be taken in order to overcome a difficulty is so important and so valuable that the other steps do not matter much! Mehmet Murat ildan

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

I started taking action, specific steps. Each individual step, no matter how small, brought me closer to achieving my goal. The closer I got, the more real it became and the more the fear grew. But each step also presented the opportunity for me to change my mind. I had to make a conscious decision to keep moving forward. Dan Brodsky Chenfeld

Every time I step on stage an’ see all of the lights or hear fans singing the words to my songs, it’s a surreal moment for me. A Boogie wit da Hoodie

Deena works to be present in each moment, and take her goals, large or small, one step at a time. Doing so gives her greater joy and appreciation for each moment of the journey. Deena Kastor

Every failure is a step to success.  William Whewell

She’s taking things one step and one day at a time. And that’s more than enough. Susan Lacke

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. William James

It takes courage to turn away from the darkness of evil and step into the light of life. Steven Magee

I always feel like it’s two key ingredients when it comes to following your dreams, making something happen that the average person deems difficult. If you truly believe it, that’s step one. Step two, is, you know, the hard work that goes along with it. J. Cole

Most times, the way isn’t clear, but you want to start anyway. It is in starting with the first step that other steps become clearer. Israelmore Ayivor

The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings. Albert Schweitzer

It’s not about the elimination of fear. Rather it’s about the elimination of the feeling that the elimination of fear is necessary before we take the next step. Craig D. Lounsbrough

Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity. Thich Nhat Hanh

The most difficult step ever is the first step. It comes with doubts, uncertainties, and all sort of fears. If you defy all odd and take it, your confidence will replicate very fast and you’ll become a master! Israelmore Ayivor

I will continue to work as hard as I can to make this organization proud. Every time I step on the field I will give everything I have and I will leave everything I have on the field every single Sunday. Tim Tebow

All of us learned how to walk by failing. J.R. Rim

Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George

While many might disagree with me, I do not believe that it’s a small step from independence to entitlement and then anarchy. Rather, I think it’s something more like a slight shuffle on the edge of a steep cliff. Craig D. Lounsbrough

I always say my biggest competitor is myself because, whenever I step out there on the mat, I’m competing against myself to prove that I can do this and that I am very well trained, prepared for it. Simone Biles

Make a walk in such a way that everyone learns many things from your each step! Mehmet Murat ildan

Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not. Tokugawa Ieyasu

I think that what fear fears is that we’ll actually take the step. Craig D. Lounsbrough

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps we must step up the stairs. Vance Havner

One of the first steps to successful leadership is to forget your age and remember your dream. Israelmore Ayivor

I tell young people including my granddaughter there is no shortcut in life. You have to take it one step at a time and work hard. And you have to give back. Hank Aaron

O God guide my steps in every circumstance. Lailah Gifty Akita

Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life. Teri Garr

When we consciously tie our most significant dreams to our daily actions, we pull ourselves out of the muck and step firmly onto the path that leads to success. Richie Norton

I’m saying to be a hero is means you step across the line and are willing to make a sacrifice, so heroes always are making a sacrifice. Heroes always take a risk. Heroes always deviant. Heroes always doing something that most people don’t and we want to change I want to democratise heroism to say any of us can be a hero. Philip Zimbardo

Only one’s brave, bold and fair step can change everything in its favour. Ehsan Sehgal

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses. Ellen Key

God sometimes allows problem to come into our lives to encourage us to make a step forward. Sunday Adelaja

When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot’s hands. George Carlin

We think a lot of things but can not take the right steps at the right time. And this is why the next time we’re gonna regret. Sudeb Gharami

Start with God the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning. King Solomon

Until you step in the game and influence the skills, you will never change the score line. Israelmore Ayivor

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are on a certain step. This state is meant for only you; it is not applicable to other people. Others are on a different step. Therefore you cannot pressurize anyone. You cannot have any objection towards them. Dada Bhagwan

Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to. We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination. Joseph B. Wirthlin

Demolishing the biologically toxic Mauna Kea Observatories is a step in the right direction. Steven Magee

That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong

A leader without willing followers is wallowing. He will be wise to step aside and learn from others who do otherwise. Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps that make the journey complete. Chanda Kochhar

Each failure is another step towards discovery. Steven Magee

The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist. Zig Ziglar

You will never feel alone, if you run down the stairs of loneliness; as every solitary step becomes your companion. Munia Khan

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better. John Carmack

When you get shy, you’re simply thinking of yourself. Stop it. Step out of yourself. Kamand Kojouri

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

The height of your maturity and sagacity depends on your ability to see the beauty in ugly situations. Michael Bassey Johnson

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society. Noam Chomsky

Doesn’t matter if you can dream it or not, all that matters is if you can begin it or not? Take that first step. Vikrmn

Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence. Pope John Paul II

Very often, what is meant to be a stepping stone turns out to be a slab of wet cement that will harden around your foot if you do not take the next step soon enough. Richelle E. Goodrich

I don’t look to jump over 7 foot bars I look around for 1 foot bars that I can step over. Warren Buffett

Dream big dreams, but start small. A journey of thousand steps begins with a step. Israelmore Ayivor

You should always focus on training and consider it a step forward. And each step is taking you higher and higher until you reach the top, which is where you should stay. Kylian Mbappe

He sees those tears in your eyes. He knows the desire of your heart. And you will hear from Him just in time to take the next step. James Dobson

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road. Dag Hammarskjold

It’s better to be slow and careful in the right direction than to be fast and careless on the wrong path. Be sure that you are on the right path before you begin to take your steps! Israelmore Ayivor

It’s just life. You have to be able to get up, face your flaws, and just, whatever it is, a step, an inch, you just got to keep moving forward. Monty Williams

Always remember, that you are the most beautiful woman in the world. Your weight, your height, your eyes, your scars, your idiosyncrasies, your complexion, and your sartorial choices have nothing to do with beauty. The mirror lies darling. It does. Your heart is where all the beauty rests. And of course, it’s your smile that sprinkles a dash of magic! The world is a better place because of your gorgeous smile. Never walk out without a smile on our face, a zing in your step, and a high dose of faith in your heart. Manprit Kaur

I am grateful for all the moments that I have, and I’m moving forward one step at a time to the future. Park Bo gum

Friends who mock your dreams are not qualified to keep dusting your door step with their footprints every time. Israelmore Ayivor

The one thing you learn is when you can step out of your comfort zone and be uncomfortable, you see what you’re made of and who you are. Sue Bird

Footsteps are the wonders of staying alive to move forward. Munia Khan

Have a bias toward action let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. Indira Gandhi

Take a step that has a purpose of leading you to where you have planned to go. When the destination is right and the direction is wrong, it is impossible to get there. Make a step. Israelmore Ayivor

The minute we stop learning, we begin death, the process of dying. We learn from each other with every action we perform. We are teaching goodness or evil every time we step out of the house and into the street. Leo Buscaglia

The first step is the best step in a journey towards a destination. Debasish Mridha

When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far. Diego Maradona

Each time we choose to step down for others that is a form of death to self. Sunday Adelaja

I’ve always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up. Beverly Sills

A step taken to a new idea is a step taken to a new world! Mehmet Murat ildan

Happiness doesn’t come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy so that you can be useful and so you can enjoy life when you are a man. Robert Baden Powell

Don’t step on your enemy’s toe if your boots is not made of steel. Paul Bamikole

It’s good to reflect on life and take a step back and sit and relax and do something else. Floor Jansen

We are perplexed, wondering aroud the mansion of Love and cannot figure out a way in, or a step physical means to climb up its roof. Ali Taheri

Overcoming fear is the first step to success for entrepreneurs. The winners all exemplify that, and the hard work and commitment they have shown underlines what is needed to set up a business. Richard Branson

Recognize that your life really matters, that who and how you love really matters and that you are successful. When you take the step to say all this about your life, you will have proven to yourself that you are brave! Andrea T. Goeglein

There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous. Napoleon Bonaparte

If you stuck in the past, you won’t be able to step in the future! Mehmet Murat ildan

We decide on something, leave it lying around, and wait and see what happens. If no one kicks up a fuss, because most people don’t understand what has been decided, we continue step by step until there is no turning back. JeanClaude Juncker

Everything have positive and negative side it’s like Yin and yang. If you look you make a mistake for example you lost a lot of money, or you lose a friend which you can count on. If you look losing money it’s a big risk it’s something which is negative it’s like going in casino or going to lottery you give money for bet and then you lose them it’s a negative. If you look it from positive you have just learn a new lesson, what you have losed it’s just one step out of the crowd, one step that you think as independent. Deyth Banger

We decide on something, leave it lying around, and wait and see what happens. If no one kicks up a fuss, because most people don’t understand what has been decided, we continue step by step until there is no turning back. Jean Claude Juncker