INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES AND MOTIVATION
Inspire = To fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative:
Inspirational = providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration:
Motivation = the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way:
Inspirational quotes by famous authors, inspiring leaders both secular and spiritual. Positive thought provoking expressions, strategic advice and concepts from successful strategists.
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- Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. –Napoleon Hill
- Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. –Albert Einstein
- Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost
- I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. –Florence Nightingale
- You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky
- 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
- The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Emelia Earhart
- Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. –Babe Ruth
- Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone
- The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now. –Bill Cosby
I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she will make the same effort, and have the same hope and faith.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.
Orison Swett Marden
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men do less than they ought,
unless they do all they can.