100 Famous Inspirational Quotes

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Inspirational quotes have the power to motivate and encourage people to pursue their goals and dreams. They can provide comfort during difficult times, inspire confidence and courage, and offer wisdom and insight for navigating life's challenges. From philosophers to politicians, artists to athletes, the world's most successful and influential people have left us with countless words of inspiration that continue to resonate today.

Here are 100 famous inspirational quotes that have stood the test of time:

 

  1. "Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

  2. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

  3. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

  4. "Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." - Sam Levenson

  5. "If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission." - Unknown

  6. "If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk. If you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward." - Martin Luther King Jr.

  7. "Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle." - Christian D. Larson

  8. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela

  9. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt

  10. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

  11. "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C.S. Lewis

  12. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney

  13. "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein

  14. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison

  15. "Your time is limited, don't waste it living someone else's life." - Steve Jobs

  16. "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." - Robert Frost

  17. "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today." - Will Rogers

  18. "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll

  19. "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." - Confucius

  20. "The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

  21. "Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world." - Roy T. Bennett

  22. "Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got this." - Chantal Sutherland

  23. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." - Jimmy Dean

  24. "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

  26. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela

  27. "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein

  28. "I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." - Stephen Covey

  29. "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill

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

  31. "Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." - Maya Angelou

  32. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." - Steve Jobs

  33. "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  34. "You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future." - Steve Jobs

  35. "Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got this." - Chantal Sutherland

  36. "If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything." - Malcolm X

  37. "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." - Aristotle

  38. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela

  39. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." - Jimmy Dean

  40. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

  41. "Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

  42. "If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough." - Oprah Winfrey

  43. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison

  44. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." - John D. Rockefeller

  45. "If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things." - Albert Einstein

  46. "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

  47. "The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis." - Brian Tracy

  48. "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

  49. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Mark Twain

  50. "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius

  51. "We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone." - Ronald Reagan

  52. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do." - Mark Twain

  53. "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

  54. "When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

  55. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up." - Nelson Mandela

  56. "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today." - Will Rogers

  57. "The best way to predict your future is to create it." - Abraham Lincoln

  58. "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt

  59. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

  60. "The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams." - Oprah Winfrey

  61. "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein

  62. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

  63. "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." - Dr. Seuss

  64. "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'" - Martin Luther King Jr.

  65. "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

  66. "Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world." - Roy T. Bennett

  67. "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar

  68. "It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela

  69. "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller

  70. "Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you." - Walt Whitman

  71. "The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra." - Jimmy Johnson

  72. "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll

  73. "If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission." - Unknown

  74. "You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future." - Unknown

  75. "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau

  76. "Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

  77. "The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday." - Unknown

  78. "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain

  79. "The best revenge is massive success." - Frank Sinatra

  80. "The mind is everything. What you think you become." - Buddha

  81. "I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." - Stephen Covey

  82. "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill

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

  84. "Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." - Maya Angelou

  85. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." - Steve Jobs

  86. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky
  87. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela
  88. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison
  89. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
  90. "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius
  91. "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." - Alice Walker
  92. "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
  93. "You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them." - Michael Jordan
  94. "If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill
  95. "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein
  96. "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  97. "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." - Booker T. Washington
  98. "When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  99. "Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt
  100. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

In conclusion, these 100 famous inspirational quotes have been spoken by some of the most influential and successful people in history. Each quote provides a unique perspective on how to live life, overcome obstacles, and achieve success. Whether it's reminding us to stay focused on our goals, to never give up, or to believe in ourselves, these quotes offer powerful words of encouragement and motivation. By taking the lessons and insights from these quotes to heart, we can all strive to live our best lives and become the best versions of ourselves.