Inspirational Quotes


  1. The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.-Henry Ward Beecher

    The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business--or almost anywhere else for that matter.-Lee Iacocca

    A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.-Francis Bacon

    In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.-Victor Cousins

    Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Failures do what is tension relieving,
    while winners do what is goal achieving.-Dennis Waitley

    (as quoted in Brian Tracy's book, Eat That Frog)
    A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.-Samuel Butler

    Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.-Brian Tracy

    The great and glorious masterpiece of
    man is to know how to live to purpose.-Michel de Montaigne

    Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp,
    or what's a heaven for?-Robert Browning

    The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.-Kahlil Gibran

    Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.-Aldous Huxley

    If you don't know where you are going,
    you'll end up someplace else.-Yogi Berra

    Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before.-Polybius

    Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.-Viktor Frankl

    The virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.-Richard Monckton Milnes

    To reach a port, we must sail—Sail, not tie at anchor—Sail, not drift.-Franklin Roosevelt

    There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.-Henry Ford

    Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.-Seneca

    It is not enough to take steps which may some day lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Who aims at excellence will be above mediocrity; who aims at mediocrity will be far short of it.-Burmese Saying

    In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

    Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.-David Ogilvy

    There are two things to aim at in life; first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.-Logan Pearsall Smith

  2. Do not follow where the path may lead.
    Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
    Harold R. McAlindon

    There go the people.
    I must follow them for I am their leader.
    Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

    What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

    A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
    General Douglas MacArthur

    The real leader has no need to lead--
    he is content to point the way.
    Henry Miller

    Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.
    Chinese Proverb

    Be known for pleasing others, espcecially if you govern them...Ruling other has one advantage: you can do more good than anyone else.
    Baltasar Gracián

    Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
    Lao Tzu

    Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice — keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
    Noah Porter

    There is always room for a man of force and he makes room for many. Society is a troop of thinkers and the best heads among them take the best places.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
    John Quincy Adams

    He who has never learned to obey
    cannot be a good commander.

    The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
    George Patton

    Where there is no vision, the people perish.
    Proverbs 29:18

    Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

    In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
    Henry W. Longfellow
    I light my candle from their torches.
    Robert Burton

    Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
    Woodrow Wilson
    The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
    Publius Syrus

    The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
    Cornelius Nepos

    To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
    James Thomas

    Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
    Edmund Spenser

    He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

    When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
    Napoleon Bonaparte

    No man can stand on top because he is put there.
    H. H. Vreeland

    A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

    It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

  3. If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
    St. Clement of Alexandra

    We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
    Thornton Wilder

    The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
    Arthur C. Clarke

    Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder

    And all may do what has by man been done.
    Edward Young

    Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
    Samuel Smiles

    Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.

    If the wind will not serve,
    take to the oars.
    Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe
    Latin Proverb

    Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
    Henry Ward Beecher

    You cannot plough a field by
    turning it over in your mind.

    The best way out is always through.
    Robert Frost

    Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
    William B. Sprague

    Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
    Samuel Johnson

    Fortune favors the brave.
    Publius Terence

    When the best things are not possible, the best may be made of those that are. - Richard Hooker
    He who hesitates is lost.

    If you want to succeed in the world must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until some one comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.
    John B. Gough

    Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
    Albert Einstein

    Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.
    Orison Swett Marden

    Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
    Willing is not enough; we must do.
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    We are still masters of our fate.
    We are still captains of our souls.
    Winston Churchill

    Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Reach perfection.
    Baltasar Gracián

    For hope is but the dream
    of those that wake.
    Matthew Prior

    Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

    Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose--
    a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
    Mary Shelley

  4. 1. At least 5 people in this world love you so much they would die for you.

    2. At least 15 people in this world love you in some way.

    3. The only reason anyone would ever hate you is because they want to be just like you.

    4. A smile from you can bring happiness to anyone, even if they don't like you.

    5. Every night, SOMEONE thinks about you before they go to sleep.

    6. You mean the world to someone.

    7. If not for you, someone may not be living.

    8. You are special and unique.

    9. Someone that you don't even know exists loves you.

    10. When you make the biggest mistake ever, something good comes from it.

    11. When you think the world has turned its back on you, take a look; you most likely turned your back on the world.

    12. When you think you have no chance of getting what you want, you probably won't get it, but if u believe in yourself probably sooner or later you'll get it.

  5. There was a man who was very poor,his business crumbled down totally, despite his circumstances, he served God with all his heart
    One day a certain rich man saw the poor man and decided to help him, he asked him, how much did he need to revive his business back again, the poor man told him he needs upto#300,000 to #400,000 to start a new business, the rich man told him to go and come back tomorrow

    When the man came back the following day, the rich man handed him a check of #1,000,000 to start his business back again, on receiving the check, tears of Joy drop down from his eyes, because he least expected such a thing to happen.

    Beloved, I have a good news for you today, The Lord is about to do a new thing in your life, all things work for Good to them that love God, he's able to do what he said he would do concerning you.

    Therefore I decree upon your life today, may favour locate you from now hence forth, you shall be a star to your generation, you shall never lack, anything you lay your hands to do in life shall prosper, you are highly favoured in Jesus name.
    Why not say Amen?