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Inspirational Sports Quotes – Page 5

Inspiring Sports quotes

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

 

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes directed at athletes, coaches, and others who are looking for inspiration, motivation, or encouragement. They are about achieving goals, building teams, finding passion, revealing character, and finding the true lessons of sports. Take a few moments to read some and reflect on how it may apply to you or your team.

 

 

“The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” – Vince Lombardi

 

 

“You can’t outperform your self-image.”  – Dennis Connor

 

 

“Success is peace of mind that can be obtained only from the self-satisfaction of knowing that you have made the effort to do the very best of which you are capable.” – John Wooden

 

 

“We write our own destiny; we become what we do.” –  Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

 

 

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

 

 

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson

 

 

“You can 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

 

 

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

 

 

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” Buddha

 

 

“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.” George A. Sheehan

 

 

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” Ralph Waldo Emereson

 

 

“In the end, we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to a fork and diverge. We are drawn to each other because of our similarities, but it is our differences we must learn to respect.”

 

 

Watch your thoughts, for they become words.

Watch your words, for they become actions.

Watch your actions, for they become habits.

Watch your habits, for they become character.

Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.

– Frank Outlaw

 

 

“If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don’t.

If you’d like to win, but think you can’t, It’s almost a cinch you won’t.

If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost. For out in the world we find

success begins with a fellow’s will; It’s all in the state of mind.

If you think you’re outclassed, you are; You’ve got to think high to rise.

You’ve got to be sure of yourself before you can ever win a prize.

Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man;

But soon or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.”

-Walter D. Wintle

 

 

 

‘You wonder how they do it

You look to see the knack

You watch the foot in action

Or the shoulder or the back.

But when you spot the answer

Where the higher glamours lurk

You’ll find in moving higher

Up the laurel-covered spire

That most of it is practice

And the rest of it is work”

– Grantland Rice

 

 

I missed 9000 shots in my career
I lost almost 300 games
26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot, and missed…
I failed over and over again in my life
And that is why I succeed

– Michael Jordan

 

 

 

 

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes – Page 4

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

Inspirational Sports Quotes

 

 

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes directed at athletes, coaches, and others who are looking for inspiration, motivation, or encouragement. They are about achieving goals, building teams, finding passion, revealing character, and finding the true lessons of sports. Take a few moments to read some and reflect on how it may apply to you or your team.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

“Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.” – Henri-Frédéric Amiel

 

 

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.” – Nelson Mandela

 

 

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” John Wooden

 

 

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” Robert Schuller

 

 

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

 

“The moment of enlightenment is when a person’s dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities.” – Vic Braden

 

 

“A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.” – K Denis Waitley

 

 

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

 

 

“Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.” – Fitzhugh Dodson

 

 

“Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” – Seneca

 

 

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.” -Benjamin Mays

 

 

 

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“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington

 

 

“I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders. – George P. Burnham

 

 

 

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. – Vince Lombardi

 

 

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. – Vince Lombardi

 

 

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France

 

 

“There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. We all have a choice. You can decide which type of person you want to be. I have always chosen to be in the first group.” – Mary Kay Ash

 

 

“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” – Stephen R. Covey

 

 

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

 

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.  ~Mary Engelbreit

 

 

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.” Kahlil Gibran quotes

 

 

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation…The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. – Jacob Bronowski

 

 

It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it. – Vince Lombardi

 

 

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can. – Henry Drummond

 

 

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

 

 

It is when the well is dry that we know the price of water. – Ben Franklin

 

 

I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. – Talleyrand

 

 

“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself. – Zig Ziglar

 

 

Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can. – Vince Lombardi

 

 

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. – Vince Lombardi

 

 

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 Sports quotes

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

 

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes directed at athletes, coaches, and others who are looking for inspiration, motivation, or encouragement. They are about achieving goals, building teams, finding passion, revealing character, and finding the true lessons of sports. Take a few moments to read some and reflect on how it may apply to you or your team.

 

 

“Sportsmanship is not just about being nice. It is much more important than that. It’s about realizing that you could not compete without an opponent and that she has the same goals as you.” —Stephanie Deibler

 

 

“To achieve in sports you first have to have a dream, and then you must act on that dream. The best athletes are those who truly enjoy what they are doing and display a tremendous amount of work ethic. They continue to persevere in spite of setbacks and never lose sight of their ultimate goal.” —Dianne Holum

 

 

“On a good team there are no superstars. There are great players who show they are great players by being able to play with others as a team. They have the ability to be superstars, but if they fit into a good team, they make sacrifices, they do things necessary to help the team win. What the numbers are in salaries or statistics don’t matter; how they play together does.” —Red Holzman

 

 

“Play like you’re in first, but train like you’re in second.” —Unknown

 

 

“Luck is not something that happens by chance. Luck is earned through dedication, work and determination.” —Katie Mickley

 

 

“Trust. Without it, there is no team. Of the teams I’ve coached that have been successful, all have had an unbelievable amount of trust in each other.” —John Cook

 

 

“To win the game, you don’t have to be the most athletic or talented. To win, you must have passion for the game, determination and complete faith in yourself and your team.” —Unknown

 

 

“The values learned on the playing field–how to set goals, endure, take criticism and risks, become team players, use our beliefs, stay healthy and deal with stress–prepare us for life.” —Donna de Varona

 

 

“The trophies mean nothing. The glory will fade. In the end all that is important is your happiness.” —Unknown

 

 

 

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jimmy V

 

 

“I am the person you’ll see everyday training when everyone else has gone home. I live for the one moment of glory when I save that goal or sink that 3-point shot and score the winning basket. I am the sport, I am the glory, nothing can change that. I am an athlete, no one can forget that.” —Alexa Wilkinson

 

 

“Almost all of our limitations are self-imposed. Those that are not can be overcome by cooperation with others whose strengths compliment our weakness.” —Bill Koch

 

 

“Sports for me is when a guy walks off the court, and you really can’t tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.” —Jim Courier

 

 

“Champions separate the important from the unimportant. They know that good press, playing time or individual honors aren’t as important as knowing that you and your teammates have responded to the challenge together.” —Don Shaw

 

 

“High school sports: where lessons of life are still being learned, and where athletes still compete for the love of the game and their teammates.” —Michael Powers

 

 

“Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work.” –Vince Lombardi

 

 

“Sports can do so much. They’ve given me a framework: meeting new people, confidence, self-esteem, discipline, motivation. All these things I learned, whether I knew I was learning them or not, through sports.” —Mia Hamm

 

 

“In life, as in sports, you will try, and you will sometimes fail. There will be no apparent reward except to know that you did your best.” —Charles Lawrie

 

 

“I don’t need to be the Number 1 on the team. This is what I train for day in and day out. I am the support player. If I need to hit, pitch, run, whatever, I will do it. If everything was going to be about me, I think I’d quit.” –Michele Smith

 

 

“The values learned on the playing field–how to set goals, endure, take criticism and risks, become team players, use our bodies, stay healthy and deal with stress–prepare us for life.” —Donna de Varona

 

 

 

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” -Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw

 

 

“The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.”   -Harold Taylor

 

 

“Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” –Vince Lombardi

 

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” –John Quincy Adams

 

 

“Every team requires unity. A team has to move as one unit, one force, with each person understanding and assisting the roles of his teammates. If the team doesn’t do this, whatever the reason, it goes down in defeat. You win or lose as a team, as a family.” —Jack Kemp

 

 

“Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” –Sam Walton

 

 

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. – Vince Lombardi

 

 

We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. – Vince Lombardi

 

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

 

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

“A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive, and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” – Vince Lombardi

 

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 Sports quotes

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

 

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes directed at athletes, coaches, and others who are looking for inspiration, motivation, or encouragement. They are about achieving goals, building teams, finding passion, revealing character, and finding the true lessons of sports. Take a few moments to read some and reflect on how it may apply to you or your team.

 

 

“whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi

 

 

“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” – Vince Lombardi

 

 

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” Mark Twain

 

 

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.” – William Arthur Ward

 

 

“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” – Helen Keller

 

 

“The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde

 

 

“Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

 

“It’s not so important who starts the game, but who finishes it.” – John Wooden

 

 

“Although I wanted my players to work to win, I tried to convince them they had always won when they had done their best.” – John Wooden

 

 

“The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don’t know what to do.” – John Holt

 

 

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

“Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find a way.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

 

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” – Stephen A. Brennan

 

 

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.”

– John Wooden

 

 

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” – John Wooden

 

 

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford

 

 

“Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald H. McGannon

 

 

“A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.” – Jules Ormont

 

 

“Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. – Warren Bennis

 

 

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

 

“The great leaders are like the best conductors – they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.” – Blaine Lee

 

 

 

“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

 

“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden

 

 

“The ultimate leader is one who is willing to develop people to the point that they eventually surpass him or her in knowledge and ability.” – Fred A. Manske, Jr.

 

 

“An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.” – Sir Winston Churchill

 

 

“Success requires the vision to see, the faith to believe, and the courage to do.” – Author Unknown

 

 

“The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.” – Napoleon Hill

 

 

“Never mistake activity for achievement.” – John Wooden

 

 

“Sports do not build character, they reveal it.” – John Wooden

 

 

“An athlete is a normal person with the gift of an undying passion to be the best and achieve greatness.” —Amanda Ring

 

 

“Courage is not the absence of fear. It is being afraid but being able to control that fear so you are able to perform at your highest ability. That’s what makes a champion.” —Cory Lester

 

 

“The glory of sport is witnessing a well-coached team perform as a single unit, striving for a common goal and ultimately bringing distinction to the jersey the players represent.” —Dick Vitale

 

 

“Every team requires unity. A team has to move as one unit, one force, with each person understanding and assisting the roles of his teammates. If the team doesn’t do this, whatever the reason, it goes down in defeat. You win or lose as a team, as a family.” —Jack Kemp

 

 

“When you step on that field knowing that everything you worked for comes down to one game, you get that realization: this is what it’s all about, and this is why the game was made.” —Unknown

 

 

“Together we stand, together we fall, together we’re winners, and winners take all.” —Unknown

 

 

“The difference between a good athlete and a top athlete is the top athlete will do the mundane things when nobody’s looking.” —Susan True

 

 

“Individual glory is insignificant when compared to achieving victory as a team.” —Dot Richardson

 

 

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” -Louisa May Alcott

 

 

“If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.” – Jimmy V

 

 

“Being the best that you can be is possible only if your desire to be a champion is greater than your fear of failure.” —Sammy Lee

 

 

 

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

Inspirational Sports Quotes

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

 

 

Quotes motivate, inspire, encourage, and allow you to reflect on different perspectives of life. They can also encourage you to pursue your dreams, empower you to achieve your goals, or help you overcome your fears.

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes directed at athletes, coaches, and others who are looking for inspiration, motivation, or encouragement. They are about achieving goals, building teams, finding passion, revealing character, and finding the true lessons of sports. Take a few moments to read some and reflect on how it may apply to you or your team.

 

 

 

“Sports remain a great metaphor for life’s more difficult lessons. It was through athletics that many of us first came to understand that fear can be tamed; that on a team the whole is more than the sum of its parts; and that the ability to be heroic lies, to a surprising degree, within.” —Susan Casey

 

 

“In our lives we will encounter many challenges, and tomorrow we face one together. How we accept the challenge and attack the challenge head on is only about us–no one can touch that. If we win or lose this weekend, it will not make a difference in our lives. But why we play and how we play will make a difference in our lives forever.” —Beth Anders

 

 

“What I’ve learned in my years as a competitive wheelchair athlete is this–what separates a winner from the rest of the pack is not raw talent or physical ability; instead, it is the drive and dedication to work hard every single day, and the heart to go after your dream, no matter how unattainable others think it is.” —Linda Mastandrea

 

 

“The Most Important Thing I Know About the Spirit of Sport… It instills in us the ability to recognize and appreciate the talents of others as well as the gifts we have been given and the ability to work with others as a team. It also allows us to face the challenge of competition, learn from our successes and failures, altogether making us true champions in life.” —Dr. Dot Richardson

 

 

“The glory of sport comes from dedication, determination and desire. Achieving success and personal glory in athletics has less to do with wins and losses than it does with learning how to prepare yourself so that at the end of the day, whether on the track or in the office, you know that there was nothing more you could have done to reach your ultimate goal.” —Jackie Joyner-Kersee

 

 

“Win or lose you will never regret working hard, making sacrifices, being disciplined or focusing too much. Success is measured by what we have done to prepare for competition.” —John Smith

 

 

“The spirit of sports gives each of us who participate an opportunity to be creative. Sports knows no sex, age, race or religion. Sports gives us all the ability to test ourselves mentally, physically and emotionally in a way no other aspect of life can. For many of us who struggle with ‘fitting in’ or our identity–sports gives us our first face of confidence. That first bit of confidence can be a gateway to many other great things!” —Dan O’Brien

 

 

“Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man’s doing but my own. I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the keys to my destiny.” —Elain Maxwell

 

 

“When all is said and done, it’s not the shots that won the championship that you remember, but the friendships you made along the way.” —Unknown

 

 

“The glory of sport is born at the moment when the game and the person become one, when all the complexity of one’s life finds a moment to emerge in the game.” —Timothy Shriver, Ph.D.

 

 

“Victory isn’t defined by wins or losses, it is defined by effort. If you can truthfully say, ‘I did the best I could, I gave everything I had,’ then you’re a winner.” —Wolfgang Schadler

 

 

“I think a lot of our team commitment is a silent understanding that each one of us has poured our life into what we’re doing.” —Claire Carver-Dias

 

 

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden

 

 

“Victory isn’t defined by wins or losses. It is defined by effort. If you can truthfully say, ‘I did the best I could, I gave everything I had,’ then you’re a winner.” – Wolfgang Schadler

 

 

“Those who truly have the spirit of champions are never wholly happy with an easy win. Half the satisfaction stems from knowing that it was the time and the effort you invested that led to your high achievement.” —Nicole Haislett

 

 

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

 

 

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

 

 

“The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.” -Harold Taylor

 

 

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Inspirational Quotes

 

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes to provide motivation, inspiration, and encouragement to you. They are about life, self-discovery, personal growth, and relationships. These quotes are uplifting to the heart, soul, and mind. Take a few moments to read some and slowly savor the valuable wisdom they offer. Reflect on the deep meaning and how it may apply to your life. Lastly, share your favorites with family and friends.

 

 

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

 

 

“Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!” — Tony Robbins

 

 

“One reason so few of us achieves what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.” — Tony Robbins

 

 

“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.” — Albert Schweitzer

 

 

“To laugh often and much;

To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;

To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;

To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;

To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.

This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Thomas Carlyle

 

 

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” – T.S. Eliot

 

 

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by what you bring to life.” – John Homer Miller

 

 

“Time you enjoyed wasting is not wasted time.” – T.S. Eliot
“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

 

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –

John Wooden

 

 

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

“The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

 

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” – Pericles

 

 

“We must not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” – T.S. Eliot

 

 

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson

 

 

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” – Louisa May Alcott

 

 

You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. – John Wooden

 

 

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” – E. E. Cummings

 

 

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

 

 

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

 

 

“Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.” – Mark Twain

 

 

“If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept the terms it offers you.” – T.S. Eliot

 

 

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

 

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Inspirational Quotes

 

 

Below is our collection of inspiring quotes to provide motivation, inspiration, and encouragement to you. They are about life, self-discovery, personal growth, and relationships. These quotes are uplifting to the heart, soul, and mind. Take a few moments to read some and slowly savor the valuable wisdom they offer. Reflect on the deep meaning and how it may apply to your life. Lastly, share your favorites with family and friends.

 

 

 

“Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

 

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by every moment that takes your breath away.” – Anonymous

 

 

Rabbi Zusya said that on the Day of Judgment, God would ask him, not why he had not been Moses, but why he had not been Zusya.  – Walter Kaufmann

 

 
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”  ~e.e. cummings
“Life is a long lesson in humility.” — James M. Barrie

 

 

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

 

“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” — Don Swartz

 

 

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

 

“Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

 

 

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.” – William James

 

“Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.” W. Clement Stone

 

 

 

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

“Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain applause which he cannot keep.” – Samuel Johnson,

 

 

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

 

 

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” — John Lennon

 

 

 

“I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.” — Tony Robbins

 

 

“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” — Alice Roosevelt Longworth

 

 

“I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.” — Oscar Wilde

 

 

“Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” — James Allen

 

 

“Live simply so others may simply live.” — Mother Teresa

 

 

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” — Henry David Thoreau

 

 

“In my beginning is my end.” – T.S. Eliot
“Oh the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all.” — Dr. Seuss

 

 

“To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind – this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.” Henry Van Dyke

 

 

“A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.” — The Wizard of Oz

 

 

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Below is our collection of inspiring quotes to provide motivation, inspiration, and encouragement to you. They are about life, self-discovery, personal growth, and relationships. These quotes are uplifting to the heart, soul, and mind. Take a few moments to read some and slowly savor the valuable wisdom they offer. Reflect on the deep meaning and how it may apply to your life. Lastly, share your favorites with family and friends.

 

 

 

We write our own destiny; we become what we do.”  Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

 

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

 

“At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.”  – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

  

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

 

“The life which is unexamined is not worth living.” Plato

 

 

“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.” – William Jennings Bryan

 

 

“Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man’s doing but my own. I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the keys to my destiny.” –Elain Maxwell

 

 

“A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive, and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” –   Vince Lombardi

 

 

“We will either find a way, or make one!” Hannibal

 

 

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

 

 

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

 

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.” – Helen Keller

 

 

“Find a purpose in life so big it will challenge every capacity to be at your best.” David O. McKay

 

 

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by what you bring to life.” – John Homer Miller

 

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln

 

 
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”  ~Dr. Seuss

 

 

“Like the elephant, we are unconscious of our own strength. When it comes to understanding the power we have to make a difference in our own lives, we might as well be asleep. If you want to make your dreams come true, wake up. Wake up to your own strength. Wake up to the role you play in your own destiny. Wake up to the power you have to choose what you think, do, and say.” – Keith Ellis, Bootstraps

 

 

“You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.” – Zig Ziglar

 

 

“Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.” – Vince Lombardi

 

 

“May you live all the days of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

 

“He who travels in search of something which he has not got, travels away from himself and grows old even in youth among old things.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature has given him something peculiar to himself.”  – Samuel Johnson

 

 

“No creature is fully itself till it is, like the dandelion, opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun, the entire living cosmos.”  – D.H. Lawrence

 

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” — James Dean

 

 

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