Quotes tagged with inspirational (487 quotes found)

Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
inspirational  # 324
Thomas Stephen Szasz
Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.
inspirational  humor  # 325
Gustave Flaubert
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
Jack Kerouac
the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.
Mahatma Gandhi
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Margaret Mead
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Abraham Lincoln
Whatever you are, be a good one.
inspirational  # 352
Robert Fulghum
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
inspirational  book  # 405
C.S. Lewis
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
inspirational  women  # 442
Jonathan Swift
May you live every day of your life.
A.A. Milne
You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
L.M. Montgomery
Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always do what you are afraid to do.
inspirational  # 492