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Famous Motivational Quotes

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Famous Motivational Quotes 1-5

I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days, or great days. ~Lance Armstrong

Find the good. Itís all around you. Find it, showcase it and youíll start believing in it. ~Jesse Owens

Everything you can imagine is real. ~Pablo Picasso

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however. ~Richard Bach

A mans' ability to persevere in the face of overwhelming adversity, is the true measure of his strength of character. ~John Hamilton Judd Jr.

Famous Motivational Quotes 6-10

Donít be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin. ~Grace Hansen

It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~George Eliot

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward

Every day we're given small opportunities to bring someone joy that can make a huge difference in a life. ~Delilah Radio host

The worst~tempered people I've ever met were people who knew they were wrong. ~Wilson Mizner~

Famous Motivational Quotes 11-15

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. ~Abraham Maslow

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better. ~John Updike

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goals. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experiences, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. ~Mario Andretti

Every good thought you think is contributing its share to the ultimate result of your life. ~Grenville Kleiser

Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little. ~Anonymous

Famous Motivational Quotes 16-20

It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty~three to frown. ~Anonymous

The best portion of a good manís life - his little nameless, unremembered act of kindness and of love. ~William Wordsworth

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistake and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. ~Igor Stravinsky

Insist on yourself; never imitate... Every great man is unique. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. ~Mark Twain

Famous Motivational Quotes 21-25

Good questions outrank easy answers. ~Paul. A Samuelson

You're never too old to become younger. ~Mae West

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. ~Joseph Chilton Pearce

My friends are my estate. ~Emily Dickinson

Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say. ~Matthew Trump, in Mother Earth News

Famous Motivational Quotes 26-30

The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self. ~Whitney Young

What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give. ~P. D. James

Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. ~Robert Ingersoll

Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble. ~Sidney J. Harris

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Motivational Quotes 31-35

My friend is one... who take me for what I am. ~Henry David Thoreau

You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing. ~Michael Pritchard

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. ~Aeschylus

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. ~Martina Horner

The unspoken word never does harm. ~Kossuth

Famous Motivational Quotes 36-40

Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional. ~Unknown

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. ~Baltasar Gracian

Eliminate something superfluous from your life. Break a habit. Do something that makes you feel insecure. ~Piero Ferrucci

That best portion of a good man's lifeóhis little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Motivational Quotes 41-45

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. Francis Maitland Balfour

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. Ralph Waldo Emerson

People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly. Brendan Francis

Every time we remember to say thank you, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth. ~Sarah Ban Breathnach

Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. ~G. K. Chesterton

Famous Motivational Quotes 46-50

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. ~Charles Wadsworth

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. ~Henry Ford

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. ~William James

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers. ~James Thurber

It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. ~Margaret Bonnano

Famous Motivational Quotes 51-55

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home. ~John Stuart Mill

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance. ~Anonymous

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. ~Henry David Thoreau

Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. ~Dandemis

Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd. ~Edith Sitwell

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