Inspiring Quotes to Elevate Your Game

Inspiring quotes can elevate our moods, motivate us when we need them, and provide us with a new way to think of things. Check out the collection below and see if some of the words resonate with you.

If you like some of the expressions, find ways to share your favorite inspirational quotes and sayings with others in conversation, social media, and written communication. Inspire yourself, inspire others, and dream big!

Inspiring Quotes

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Isaac Asimov

Do not set yourself on fire in order to keep others warm.

Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Ralph Blum

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Albert Caleb

It’s better to be a pirate than to join the navy.
Steve Jobs

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Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.
Theodore Roosevelt

In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that made all the difference.
Robert Frost

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. If it did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Charlotte Bronte

Adversity is the first path to truth.
Lord Byron

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
Will Rogers

Never let yesterday use up too much of today.
Will Rogers

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Henry David Thoreau

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
William Faulkner

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one’s abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Be the Best You Can Be Sayings

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
Mark Twain

True education combines intellect, beauty, and goodness, and the greatest of these is goodness.
Helen Keller

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

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It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb

In three words, I can sum up everything I know about life. It goes on.
Robert Frost

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Winston Churchill

We don’t know one-millionth of one percent about anything.
Thomas Edison

Anyone who has never made a mistake
has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein

Our waking hours form the text of our lives, our dreams, the commentary.

Hope is the dream of the waking man.

If, at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no use being a damn fool about it.
W.C. Fields

If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

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Best Inspirational Quotes

You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Irish proverb

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful that’s what matters to me.
Steve Jobs

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Orville Wright — See Wright Brothers’ Day

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Mark Twain

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Benjamin Disraeli

What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller

Diligence is the Mother of Good Luck.
Benjamin Franklin

In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert G. Ingersoll

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
Wayne Gretzky

Good Inspirational Quotes

Blessed is he that expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Benjamin Franklin

Perfect is the enemy of the good.

Those who lose dreaming are lost.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Abraham Lincoln

Character is like a tree, and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

No one has ever achieved anything from the smallest to the greatest unless the dream was dreamed first.
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Inspiring Quotes

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
Langston Hughes

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

Not to dream boldly may turn out to be simply irresponsible.
George Leonard

Success is the child of audacity.
Benjamin Disraeli

Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of man.
Benjamin Disraeli

Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.
Marcia Wieder

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
St. Francis of Assisi

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Chinese Proverb

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
William Hazlitt

Great Quotes to Inspire

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Theodore Roosevelt

Half of the failures in life come from pulling one’s horse when he is leaping.
Thomas Hood

I failed my way to success.
Thomas Edison

I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
W.B. Yeats

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Harriet Tubman

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

You can do anything, but not everything.

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

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By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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