Inspirational Quotes

It is an inspirational encounter that motivates, encourages and moves us in the direction we need to go. An inspirational thought or touch will propel a person forward and they can achieve great success. We make it easy to find famous quotes to inspire you. Below is a compilation of famous inspirational quotes and sayings. Do you have a favorite inspirational quote or quotes that you think others would enjoy? Let us know.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  ~ Anne Frank

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.  ~ Albert Einstein

The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.  ~ Frances Willard

Only in the darkness can you see the stars.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.  ~ Howard Thurman

If you believe, then unbelievable things can sometimes be possible.  ~ Tim Tebow

Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.  ~ Danny Kaye

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?  ~ George Eliot

We can do no great things, only small things with great love.  ~ Mother Teresa

Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!  ~ Maya Angelou

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

You really can change the world if you care enough.  ~ Marian Wright Edelman

Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth.  ~ Mark Twain

Help your brother's boat across, and your own will reach the shore.  ~ Hindu proverb

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Know whence you came. If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go.  ~ James Baldwin

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it 'The Present'.  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.  ~ John Quincy Adams

Seek not outside yourself, Heaven is within.  ~ Mary Lou Cook

What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other.  ~ George Eliot

Tough times never last, but tough people do.  ~ Robert Shuller

Forget the past and live the present hour.  ~ Sarah Knowles Bolton

I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.  ~ Vincent Van Gogh

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.  ~ Marcus Aurelius

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  ~ Theodore Roosevelt

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.  ~ Kalu Kalu

Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.  ~ Sir Wilfred Grenfell

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.  ~ Norman Thomas

A single day is enough to make us a little larger.  ~ Paul Klee

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

So long as we live among men, let us cherish humanity.  ~ Andre Gide

If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.  ~ Mother Teresa

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.  ~ Denis Diderot

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

If a door slams shut it means that God is pointing to an open door further on down.  ~ Anna Delaney Peale

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.  ~ Pythagoras

We are new everyday.  ~ Irene Claremont Castillego

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts.  ~ Albert Einstein

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.  ~ Anais Nin

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lose yourself wholly; and the more you lose, the more you will find.  ~ St. Catherine of Siena

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.  ~ Hermann Hesse

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.  ~ Albert Schweitzer

Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.  ~ Carol Pearson

Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth.  ~ Mark Twain

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.  ~ Horace Walpole

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