The Top 192 Most Inspirational (but Lesser Known) Quotes -


Published on

The Top 192 Most Inspirational (but lesser known) Quotes. From Einstein to Mark Twain, to Coco Chanel.

Published in: Spiritual, Health & Medicine
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The Top 192 Most Inspirational (but Lesser Known) Quotes -

  1. 1. The Top 192 Most Inspirational (but Lesser Known) Quotes Hi! Thanks for downloading your free copy of my first ever eBook! You will find The Top 192 Most Inspirational (and Lesser Known) Quotes. Here’s the topics: When it’s tough and you need to find COURAGE When you feel LOVE for your partner, friends or family When things get complex and you need SIMPLICITY When you feel sad but would like to feel HAPPY! When you need guidance and WISDOM from others Spark your CREATIVITY, you are a genius! When you are alone and have time to reflect and to be SPIRITUAL When you need to GET INSPIRED AND MOTIVATED! Read my short story or contact me for more info. Stay tuned for more free eBook like this one. Happy reading! Max Lagace founder
  2. 2. When it’s tough and you need to find COURAGE I know that you can do the impossible. Terry Fox What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. C. S. Lewis To fly we have to have resistance. Maya Lin He who has a why can endure any how. Friedrich Nietzsche What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent Van Gogh Tough times dont last, tough people do, remember? Gregory Peck The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. Richard Bach Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it. Rene DescartesBear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good. OvidIn three words I can sum up everything Ive learned about life. It goes on. Robert Frost
  3. 3. Failure is success if we learn from it. Malcolm S. Forbes God helps him who strives hard. Euripides A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope. Thomas Carlyle Its hard to beat somebody when they dont give up. Babe Ruth Just remember, once youre over the hill you begin to pick up speed. Arthur Schopenhauer Blessed is the man who has suffered; he has found life. Jesus Christ Time is generally the best doctor. OvidIts lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. Muhammad AliA weak mind sinks under prosperity, as well as under adversity. Julius Charles HarePerseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other. Walter Elliot Because of a great love, one is courageous. Lao Tzu
  4. 4. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery. Anne Frank Back to top When you feel LOVE for yourself, your partner, friend or family Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. Augustine of HippoFor me, the only things of interest are those linked to the heart. Audrey Hepburn Love other human beings as you would love yourself. Ho Chi MinhIt is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not. Andre GideOne is in love when one realizes that the other person is unique. Jorge Luis BorgesSuccess is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. Maya Angelou
  5. 5. The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers. Deepak ChopraAccustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul. Teresa of AvilaHe has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much. Elbert Hubbard Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world. Miyamoto MusashiBeing motivated by compassion and love, respecting the rights of others – this is the real practice of religion. Dalai Lama Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. Rumi There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness. Han SuyinYou know youre in love when you cant fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. Benjamin Franklin Back to top
  6. 6. When things get complex and you need SIMPLICITY Smile, breathe and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh Beauty is the purgation of superfluities. Michelangelo Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life. Victor Hugo Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness. John Ruskin Its not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. Bruce Lee The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. Napoleon Bonaparte The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety. W. Somerset Maugham To do two things at once is to do neither. Publilius SyrusThe greatest truths are the simplest, and so are the greatest men. Julius Charles Hare Brevity is the soul of wit. William Shakespeare
  7. 7. Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary. Blaise Pascal Back to top When you feel sad but would like to feel HAPPY!Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action. William James Learn to be calm and you will always be happy. Paramahansa Yogananda Loosen up, and everybody around you will loosen up. Have fun. Show enthusiasm, always. Sam Walton Whoever is happy will make others happy too. Anne Frank Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed. Christian Nestell Bovee Freedom from suffering is a great happiness. Thich Nhat Hanh Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness. Andre Gide
  8. 8. Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare ones self to do without it. George Eliot A really great talent finds its happiness in execution. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside. Ramana Maharshi To feel that you are helpful, you are useful to society : this is happiness. Thich Nhat HanhHappiness cannot be accumulated. What is accumulated is always destructed by time. Jiddu Krishnamurti Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing. Napoleon HillTrue happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice. Ben Jonson Back to topWhen you need guidance and WISDOM from others
  9. 9. If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise. William Butler Yeats Poor and content is rich, and rich enough. William Shakespeare Have the courage to act instead of react. Oliver Wendell Holmes Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest. Napoleon Bonaparte Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. Arthur Schopenhauer Unless you believe, you will not understand. Augustine of Hippo Freedom is the greatest gift. Self-sufficiency is the greatest freedom. Unknown Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday. John WayneBelieve those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. Andre GideUntil you make peace with who you are, youll never be content with what you have. Doris MortmanA contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world. Joseph Addison
  10. 10. One forgives to the degree that one loves. F.Rochefoucauld The quieter you become, the more you can hear. Baba Ram Dass It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Marianne Williamson To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves. Virginia WoolfThe secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience. Swami Sivananda The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston ChurchillHe who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. William Shakespeare Paranoia means having all the facts. William S. Burroughs That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. Thomas Paine It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso Back to top
  11. 11. Spark your CREATIVITY, you are a genius!An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. Oscar Wilde A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. Mark Twain Zeal will do more than knowledge. William Hazlitt We were most creative when our back was against the wall. Anita RoddickWhenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Bruce FeirsteinHappiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt Labor gives birth to ideas. Jim RohnAll the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo
  12. 12. Back to top When you are alone and have time to reflect and to be SPIRITUAL Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. Chinese Proverb As we grow old, the beauty steals inward. Ralph Waldo EmersonThe miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment. Thich Nhat Hanh My only goal is to liberate men, liberate them from their mind. Jiddu Krishnamurti You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Dont ever count on having both at once. Robert A. HeinleinDig within. Within is the wellspring of good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig. Marcus Aurelius A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence. Pythagoras The only journey is the one within. Rainer Maria Rilke
  13. 13. You do not need to struggle to live. Just being at ease. Utterly relaxed, silent and you will flower. Osho A scholar tries to learn something everyday; a student of Buddhism tries to unlearn something daily. Alan Watts A man is about as big as the things that make him angry. Winston Churchill When thoughts arise, then do all things arise. When thoughts vanish, then do all things vanish. Huang PoYour own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world. Ramana Maharshi Back to top When you need to GET INSPIRED AND MOTIVATED! You must become your dream. Paulo Coelho No pressure, no diamonds. Thomas Carlyle
  14. 14. Have faith in yourself. When you have no faith in the wave, how can you get faith in the ocean. Sri Sathya Sai BabaThe greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own. Benjamin Disraeli A professional writer is an amateur who didnt quit. Richard Bach To be beautiful means to be yourself. Thich Nhat Hanh We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves. Orison Swett Marden Do you want to know who you are? Dont ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. Ralph Marston Dream up the kind of world you want to live in. Dream out loud. Bono One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine with only interests. John Stuart MillIf you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. Jim Rohn
  15. 15. Everything youve ever wanted is right outside your comfort zone. Jennifer Aniston Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. Moshe Dayan Risk takers are history makers. Dani JohnsonExperience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn. C. S. Lewis Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable. Swami Vivekananda It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple. Rabindranath Tagore Will you be a cynic, or will you be a builder? Jeff BezosIn reading lives of great people, I found the first victory won was over themselves. Harry S Truman Choose rather to be strong in soul than in body. Pythagoras Back to top The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful. Leo Rosten
  16. 16. A great chessplayer is not a great man, for he leaves the world as he found it. William Hazlitt Theres no meaning to a flower unless it blooms. Zen proverb Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Jim Rohn There is nothing more beautiful than believing in yourself. Sam KaoIf you really want to do something, youll find a way. If you dont youll find an excuse. Jim RohnOnly through focus can you do world-class things, no matter how capable you are. Bill GatesA man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. Charles Schwab To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first. William Shakespeare Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. Andre GideLifes most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? Martin Luther King Jr.
  17. 17. The impossible is often the untried. Jim Goodwin Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Paulo CoelhoLife is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Maya Angelou Whats dangerous is not to evolve. Jeff Bezos If you want to gather honey, dont kick over the beehive. Dale Carnegie The harder I work, the luckier I get. Samuel Goldwyn If everybody wished for peace instead of another television set, then there would be peace. John Lennon Without haste, but without rest. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe When youre finished changing, youre finished. Benjamin Franklin The less routine the more life. Amos Bronson Lead, follow, or get out of the way. Laurence J. Peter
  18. 18. I want to top expectations. I want to blow you away. Quentin Tarantino Without discipline, theres no life at all. Katharine Hepburn The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. Bruce Lee Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind. Theodore RooseveltI dont look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over. Warren BuffetYou can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want. Zig Ziglar Keep feeding your faith until your doubts starves to death. Navjot Singh Sidhu Back to topLearn to value yourself, which means: to fight for your happiness. Ayn RandNothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others. Jonathan Winters Trust yourself, then you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  19. 19. To me, if life boils down to one thing, its movement. To live is to keep moving. Jerry Seinfeld Character is simply habit long continued. PlutarchTo succeed, you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality. Anita Roddick Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. John RuskinI fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once,but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. Bruce Lee A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. Albert Einstein You cannot avoid pain, but you can chose to overcome it. Paulo Coelho Control your own destiny or someone else will. Jack WelchSuccess is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. Bill GatesFaith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. Voltaire
  20. 20. Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes. Buddha Real living is living for others. Bruce Lee To be free is to have achieved your life. Tennessee Williams Security is a kind of death. Tennessee Williams Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act. Jack Welch The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco ChanelThe ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do. Steve JobsEverything is perfect in the universe - even your desire to improve it. Wayne Dyer You always make your own luck. Navjot Singh Sidhu As is our confidence, so is our capacity. William Hazlitt Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. Frank Zappa
  21. 21. I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. Erica Jong What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Plutarch I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence. Ayrton Senna What is now proved was once only imagined. William BlakeMan cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide I dream. Sometimes I think thats the only right thing to do. Haruki MurakamiFaith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying. Mason Cooley There are two ways of exerting ones strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. Booker T. Washington Risk takers are history makers. Dani Johnson Great hopes make great men. Thomas Fuller
  22. 22. Dont you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you cant be exactly who you are. Lady Gaga Paradise is where I am. Voltaire Back to top You can Tweet about this eBook if you like it Find more Quotes and Inspiration at