Reading or hearing powerful words can spark an idea or calm our racing thoughts and help us gain perspective in our lives.
When they come from people we respect and admire they seem to hold even more importance to us.
Here are a few inspirational quotes gathered from some well known and in many cases legendary people.
Inspirational Quotes From Famous People
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley
Happiness Quotes From Famous People
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” -Mahatma Gandhi
“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama
“There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.”- Hugh Jackman
“Happiness comes from you. No one else can make you happy. You make you happy.”- Beyoncé
“No one is perfect…absolutely no one. Like precious stones, we have a few flaws, but why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace.”- Richard Simmons
“You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.”- Tony Hawk
Motivational Quotes From Famous People
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
“Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss
Resiliency Quotes From Famous People
“You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
Philosophical Quotes From Famous People
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather, try to become a person of value.” – Albert Einstein
“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
I hope going through these helps or inspires you like they did for me, have a wonderful day.
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What a great collection of quotes to inspire and be inspired by. Thank you.
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Thanks ! Appreciate that.