Thursday, June 14, 2012

Motivational/Inspirational Quotes

Just a list of quotes that make me feel good. Other than the first one, they are all fairly short. Enjoy.

"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, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."
- H. Jackson Brown

"To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others."
- Albert Camus

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot."
- Michael Altshuler

"Never let yesterday use up today."
- Richard H. Nelson 
"A year from now you will wish you had started today."
- Karen Lamb

"Happiness depends upon ourselves."
- Aristotle 

"The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time."
- Leo Kennedy

"They can because they think they can."
- Virgil

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

"No man is happy who does not think himself so."
- Publilius Syrus

"There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way."
- Christopher Morley

"Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases."
- Jeremy Collier

"To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first."
- William Shakespeare

"Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will."
- Jawaharal Nehru

"After the game,
the king and the pawn go into the same box."
- Italian Proverb 

"Believe that you have it, and you have it."
- Latin Proverb

"Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer."
- Marcia Wieder

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

"Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think."
- La Bruyere

"The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live."
- Elbert Hubbard

"A light heart lives long."
- William Shakespeare

"The only journey is the journey within."
- Rainer Maria Rilke

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."
- Doug Firebaugh

"Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind."
- Alice Meynell

"Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still."
- Chinese Proverb

"What progress, you ask, have I made? I have begun to be a friend to myself."
- Hecato, Greek philosopher

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."
- Benjamin Franklin

"The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable."
- Seneca

"Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions."
- Albert Einstein

"First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do."
- Epictetus

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."
- Paul Valery

"It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid."
- Publius Syrus

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

"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul."
- Democritus

"People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest. "
- George Matthew Allen

"Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement."
- Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog
"Every artist was first an amateur."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. "
- Margaret Lee Runbeck 

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

"Imagination is the eye of the soul."
- Joseph Joubert

"A smile is the beginning of peace."
- Mother Teresa

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