20 Great Inspirational Quotes

Nothing hits the spot better than a well-aimed quote to get the cogs of inspiration turning, here are some of my favourites, I hope you enjoy them.

“Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author.” – André-Marie Ampère

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

”An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – M.K. Gandhi

”I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

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

”A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” – Frank Zappa

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

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

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H Jackson Brown Jr.

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drown your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso

“And, in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.” – Paul McCartney

“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” – J.M. Barrie

“I’m not absolutely certain of the facts, but I rather fancy it’s Shakespeare who says that it’s always just when a fellow is feeling particularly braced with things in general that Fate sneaks up behind him with the bit of lead piping.” – P.G. Wodehouse

“I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don’t know what I did before that. Just loafed, I suppose.” – P.G. Wodehouse

“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” – William Blake

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2 responses to “20 Great Inspirational Quotes

  1. Great selection. I do think Gandhi’s tops the list.

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