Best Inspirational Quotes by Famous Personalities And People

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Motivational Quotes by Famous Personalities

  1. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden
  2. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “If you put out 150 percent, then you can always expect 100 percent back.” –  Justin Timberlake
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  5. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”- Walt Disney
  6. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.”- Confucius
  7. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”- Winston Churchill
  8. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett
  9. “Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” – Vaibhav Shah
  10. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  11. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser

  12. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve
  13. “There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain top of our desires.” – Nelson Mandela
  14. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin
  15. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi, quotes by famous personalities on education
  16. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
  17. “When you cease to dream you cease to live.” – Malcolm Forbes

  18. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley
  19. “May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift
  20. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  21. “Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey
  22. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford
  23. “The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” – Walt Disney
  24. “If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.” – Jeff Bezos
  25. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde

  26. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
  27. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan
  28. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” -Ray Goforth
  29. “I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.” -Neil Armstrong
  30.  “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash
  31. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

  32. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out.” – Robert Collier
  33. “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” – Thomas J. Watson
  34. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams
  35.  “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey
  36. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.”- Colin Powell
  37. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso
  38. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  39. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.” – Earl Nightingale
  40. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, nice quotes by famous personalities
  41. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

  42. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs
  43. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston
  44. “Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.” – Carl Bard
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  46. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  47. “Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.” – Bo Bennett, positive quotes by famous personalities
  48. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
  49. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

  50. “Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” – Jimmy Spithill
  51. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” – Charles F. Kettering
  52. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi
  53. “I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” – George S. Patton
  54. “Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” – David Frost, quotes by famous personalities on love
  55. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” – Steve Jobs
  56. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama
  57. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn
  58. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

  59. “If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it’s within your reach. And it’ll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build.” – Steve Wozniak
  60. “While we are postponing, life speeds by.” – Seneca, quotes by famous personalities on life
  61. “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” – Jane Smiley
  62. “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” – Deepak Chopra
  63. “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle

  64. “Watch your thoughts; they become words.
    Watch your words; they become actions.
    Watch your actions; they become habits.
    Watch your habits; they become character.
    Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” —Lao-Tze
  65. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman
  66. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen, inspirational quotes by famous personalities
  67. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn
  68. “But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.” – Arianna Huffington
  69. “To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” – Mike Gafka
  70. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
  71. “As Zig Ziglar said, motivation doesn’t last. But neither does showering. That’s why both are recommended daily.
  72. “Once we decide we have to do something, we can go miles ahead.” – Narendra Modi
  73. “Mind is never a problem. Mindset is.” – Narendra Modi

  74. “Desire +Stability = Resolution, Resolution +Hard work=success.” – Narendra Modi, quotes by famous personalities of India
  75. “If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” – Donald Trump
  76. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Tony Robbins
  77. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot
  78. “Only those who play to win. Only those who risk to win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary.” – Iveta Cherneva
  79. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this, and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer
  80. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani

  81. “Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.” – Dwayne Johnson
  82. “Nothing in life comes easy. Everything comes with a sacrifice.” – Rihanna
  83. “Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself.” – Ellen DeGeneres, good quotes by famous personalities
  84. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson
  85. “Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk and to act.” –Andre Malraux
  86. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” – Braveheart

  87. “Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” –Oprah Winfrey
  88. “You’re lucky enough to be different, never change.” – Taylor Swift, one line quotes by famous personalities
  89. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” –  Denis Waitley
  90. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd
  91. All progress takes place outside the comfort zone all progress takes place
  92. “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan
  93. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller
  94. “Find out what your gift is and nurture it”- Katy Perry, best quotes by famous personalities
  95. Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life is too short to think small.” – Tim Ferriss
  96. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  97. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

  98. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby, quotes by famous personalities on success
  99. “When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” – Ellen DeGeneres
  100. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.” – Kim Garst
  101. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people, who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

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  102. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” – Booker T. Washington
  103. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie
  104. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso, motivational quotes by famous personalities
  105. “What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. – Margaret Thatcher
  106. “Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.” – William James
  107. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

  108. “He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.” – Elbert Hubbard
  109. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie
  110. “You can do anything, but not everything.”—David Allen, beautiful quotes by famous personalities
  111. “When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean.” —Lin-Chi
  112. “You can’t outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little side bets about the outcome of life. Either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don’t play at all. And if you don’t play you can’t win.” – Judith McNaught
  113. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers
  114. “Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns, great quotes by famous personalities
  115. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
  116. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau
  117. “Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” – Benjamin Franklin

  118. “He who hesitates is a damned fool.” – Mae West
  119. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”  – Walt Disney, best inspirational quotes by famous personalities
  120. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  121. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale
  122. “Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama
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  124. “If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.” – Beyonce
  125. “Be Thankful For The Hard Times, For They Have Made You.”- Leonardo DiCaprio
  126. “Follow your dreams and don’t let anyone stop you.” – Justin Bieber
  127. “Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.” – Ariana Grande
  128. “You learn more in failure than you ever do in success.” – Jay-Z

  129. “The main thing in life is that you get what you put in.” – Adele, famous quotes by famous personalities
  130. “If you site on your hands, it’s never gonna happen.” – Matt Damon
  131. “All the people who knock me down only inspire me to do better.” – Selena Gomez
  132. “Failures are infinitely more instructive than successes.” – George Clooney
  133. “Believe and work hard and all of your dreams will come true.” – Lady Gaga
  134. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel
  135. “Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway

  136. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn
  137. “Be the shark. You’ve just got to keep moving. You can’t stop.” – Brad Pitt
  138. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life — think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” – Swami Vivekananda
  139. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey

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