37 Inspirational Quotes to Turbo-Charge your Day

I love inspirational quotes – they’re an eternal source of inspiration to get you fired up with a sense of purpose. Here are 37 of my all time favorite motivational quotes to get you fired up (My all time face the last one – check it out)

Hope you enjoy – please feel free to add your favorite inspirational quotes in the comment section

2.  A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. –Winston Churchill

3.  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

4.  Try and fail, but don’t fail to try. – Stephen Kaggwa

5.  Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James

6.  Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. – Thomas Jefferson

7.  Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

8.  Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt

9.  So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. – Christopher Reeve

10.  Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? – Abraham Lincoln

11.  All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

12.  God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. – Reinhold Niebuhr

13.  Don’t find fault, find a remedy. – Henry Ford

14.  Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn

15.  Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don’t count. – Dr Robert Anthony

16.  At some point you have to be more afraid of not trying than you are of failing – Carrie Wilkerson

17.  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 the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.– Mark Twain

18.  To live an extraordinary life, you must resist the ordinary. – Frank McKinney

19.  You can’t learn to swim, exercising on the beach. – Ronald Cohen

20.  All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. – Galileo

21.  Do. Or not. there is no ‘try’.  – Yoda, Star Wars

22.  Success comes when preparation meets opportunity – Henry Hartman

23.  The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply. – Denis Waitley

24.  Don’t start your day until you finish it. – Jim Rohn

25.  Make the decision. Without the decision, there is no action. Without action, there is no results. Without results, there is no success. – Frederique Murphy, Mind-set coach

26.  Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action – Benjamin Disrelli,

27.  Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination – Oscar Wilde

28.  The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw

29.  Get greedy when other people are fearful and fearful when other people are greedy. – Warren Buffett

30.  Once you say you’re going to settle for second in life, that’s what you get. – John F Kennedy

31.  Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Confucious

32.  Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn

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

34.  Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life’s about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw

35.  Once you’re facing in the right direction, all you need to do is put one foot forward. – Zen Saying

36.  It isn’t what the book costs. It’s what it will cost you if you don’t read it. – Jim Rohn

And my all time fave………….

37.  Remembering I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. – Steve Jobs

*Note: The eagle eyed among you may notice I don’t have a no.1 in this list. I used to, but it was by Donald Trump which I included when I wrote this post a few years ago. I’ve since realised how much of an idiot he is so felt I had to remove it simply as it made me feel wrong having even his name anywhere on my website.

 Hope you enjoyed – please feel free to add your favorite inspirational quotes or motivational quotes in the comment section below


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