101 Inspirational Quotes And A Merry Christmas

101 Inspirational Quotes And A Merry Christmas Intelligenthq
101 Inspirational Quotes And A Merry Christmas Intelligenthq

Inspirational quotes bring a smile to our faces, or make us feel empowered and enabled to achieve all that we want to in life. Today is Christmas Day and in a week we will be celebrating the beginning of the new year. To inspire all our readers, to start a New Year, with fresh eyes, we have assembled 100 of the best inspirational quotes that we find motivational, for the year ahead! Merry Christmas to all.

1. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Woody Allen

2. “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 safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.” Mark Twain
3. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon

4. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” Babe Ruth

5. “We become what we think about.” Earl Nightingale

6. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” Stephen Covey

7. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” Charles Swindoll

8. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.”Buddha

9. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford

10. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt

12. “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

13. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank

14. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

15. “You become what you believe.” Oprah Winfrey

16. “The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself–the invisible battles inside all of us–that’s where it’s at.” Jesse Owens

17.”It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius

18. “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

19. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost

20. “Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

21. “Great things never came from comfort zones.” Neil Strauss

22. “We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.” Barack Obama

23. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson

24. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

25.  “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Carl Jung

26. “Little by little, one travels far.” J. R. R. Tolkien

27. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Mark Twain

28. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” Og Mandino

"Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later." Og Mandino Intelligenthq
“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” Og Mandino Intelligenthq

29. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou

30. “In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.” Miguel de Cervantes

31. “Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” George Bernard Shaw

32. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Friedrich Nietzsche

33. “Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.” Napoleon Hill

34. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” E.E. Cummings

35. “If you take risks and face your fate with dignity, there is nothing you can do that makes you small; if you don’t take risks, there is nothing you can do that makes you grand, nothing.” Nassim Nicholas Taleb

36. “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Roald Dahl

37. “Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.” Paulo Coelho

38. “Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.” Plutarch

39. “Life is all about balance. You don’t always need to be getting stuff done. Sometimes it’s perfectly okay, and absolutely necessary, to shut down, kick back, and do nothing.” Lori Deschene

40. “Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

41. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” George Bernard Shaw

42. “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” James Joyce

43. “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” W. B. Yeats

44. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” Maya Angelou

45. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one.” Navjot Singh Sidhu

46. “When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.” Napoleon Hill

47. “If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” Les Brow

48. “Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.” Maxwell Maltz

49. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” Marcus Aurelius

50. “If you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” Roman Price

51. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall

52. “The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” Neil Gaiman

 "The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before." Neil Gaiman
“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” Neil Gaiman

53.”The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.” James Yorke

54.”Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo

55.”Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow – after you have done your best to achieve success today.” Maxwell Maltz

56. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy

57. “There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” Aldous Huxley

58. “They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol

59. “We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw Intelligenthq
George Bernard Shaw Intelligenthq
    • 60. “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

61. “You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It’s a mindset.” Dave Pelzer

62. “What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else and avoid trouble?” Arnold Schwarzenegger

63. “The most important thing to remember is this: To be ready at any moment to give up what you are for what you might become.” W. E. B. Du Bois

64.”Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

65. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” Jimi Hendrix

66. “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” Albert Einstein

67. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi

68. “By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” Confucius

69. “While there’s life, there’s hope.” Cicero

70.”You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” Jack London

71. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” Abraham Lincoln

"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm." Abraham Lincoln
“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” Abraham Lincoln
    • 72. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt

73. “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” Martin Luther King Jr

74. “Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.” Mitch Albom

75. “I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” Benjamin Disraeli

76. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

77. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” Aristotle

78. “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” Earl Nightingale

79. “Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.”Dwight Eisenhower

80. “If we have the attitude that it is going to be a great day it usually is.” Catherine Pulsifer

81. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” Norman Vincent Peale

82. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”Duke Ellington

83. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.”Steve Jobs

84. “Be your own inspiration. Each day, try to write what you’re thankful for.” Dylan J. Cameron

85. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” Helen Keller

86. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” Henry Ford

"The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing." Henry Ford
“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” Henry Ford

87. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” Amelia Earhart

88. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” Zig Ziglar

89. “Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.”Charles Kettering

90. “Don’t talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.” Thomas Jefferson

91. “It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela

92. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” Peter F Drucker

93. “One of the best things to do to feel inspired and positive is to read the biographies and stories of achievers.”Brandon Cutt

94. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney

95. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill

96. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis

97. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” Roy T. Bennett

98. “Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.” W. Clement Stone

99. “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” Thomas Carlyle

100″Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie

"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." Dale Carnegie Intelligenthq
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie

101. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” Pele

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