Top 50 Inspirational quotes

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor

We all have those moments where we feel that the world is against us, that life is too hard or just have the Sunday night feeling. It is worth knowing that everyone gets like that sometimes. So whether you feel stuck or just need a dose of inspiration these should do the trick.

1.“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”– Martin Luther King

2.“Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” – Doug Ivester

3.“Light tomorrow with today.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

4.“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

5.“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”– Kenji Miyazawa

6.“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” ~Jim Rohn

7.“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”– Japanese Proverb

8.“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” ~Dalai Lama

9.“The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.” ~John Madden

10. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” ~ Alan Kay

11.“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”– Duke Ellington

12.“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” ~T.S. Eliot

13.“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”– Henry Ford

14.“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

15.“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb

16.“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” ~Christopher Reeve

17. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu

18.“Don’t count the days, make the days count.” ~Muhammad Ali

19. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~Will Rogers

20.“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”– Thich Nhat Hanh

21. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” ~Tim Ferriss

22.“Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”– Leroy Satchel Paige

23. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” ~Victor Kiam

24.“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.”– Unknown

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

26.“Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”– L.M. Montgomery

27.“Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.” ~Yoda

28. “If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.” ~Mario Andretti

29. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”– Nelson Mandela

30.“It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.”– Doe Zantamata

31.“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”– Robert H Schuller

32.“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”– Robert Frost

33.“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”– Mary Anne Radmacher

34.“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”– William James

35.“Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.”– Norman Vincent Peale

36. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi

37.“Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.”– Jacques Prevert

38.“It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.”– Confucius

39.“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”– Jim rohn

40.“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”– James Allen

41.“The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.”– Seneca

42.“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”– Jewish Proverb

43. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.”– Og Mandino

44. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart” – Helen Keller

45.”Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud” – Maya Angelou

46.”Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared” – Buddha

47.”Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant” – Robert Louis Stevenson

48. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

49. “There are no short cuts to any place worth going.” -Beverly Sills

50. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair


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