34 Inspirational Quotes


Words can be powerful and life-changing.


Be careful of the words you give permission to enter your life.  We will become whatever we allow to infiltrate our minds.

Today’s blog will consist of 34 wise quotes from those who came before us that will help us shape a successful future.  These quotes aren't ranked or in any specific order.

Quote #1

“For God so loved the world that he gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”  - John 3:16


Quote #2

“Actions speak louder than words.”  - Abraham Lincoln


Quote #3

“Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet.”  - William Shakespeare

Quote #4

“Before healing others, heal yourself.”  - Gambian Proverb


Quote #5

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”  - Proverbs 3:5,6


Quote #6

“Kindness is more persuasive than force.”  - Aesop


Quote #7

“Every adversity carries with it the seed of equal or greater benefit.”  - Napolean Hill


Quote #8

“It is better to give than to receive.”  - Jesus


Quote #9

“Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak.”  - Turkish Proverb


Quote #10

“Out of adversity comes opportunity.”  - Ben Franklin


Quote #11

“A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth.”  - Tagalog Proverb


Quote #12

“Eat to live, not live to eat.”  - Socrates


Quote #13

“A house divided cannot stand.”  - Matthew 12:25


Quote #14

“From the fullness of the heart, the mouth speaks.”  - Jesus Christ


Quote #15

“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.”  - Asian Proverb


Quote #16

“A soft answer turneth away wrath.”  - Proverbs 15:1


Quote #17

“If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.”  - Chinese Proverb


Quote #18

“Charity begins at home.”  - Tobias George Smollet


Quote #19

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  - Ghandi


Quote #20

“When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy.”  - Chinese Proverb


Quote #21

“Knowledge is power.”  - Francis Bacon


Quote #22

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


Quote #23

“Know thyself.”  - Ancient Greek Proverb


Quote #24

“Our handicaps exist only in our minds.”  - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Quote #25

“If you fail to practice your art, it will soon disappear.”  - German Proverb


Quote #26

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat forever.”  - Chinese Proverb


Quote #27

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


Quote #28

“Where there’s life, there’s hope.”  - Theocritus


Quote #29

“Don’t pretend to be something you aren’t.”  - Aesop


Quote #30

“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.”  - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Quote #31

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.”  - Thomas Edison


Quote #32

“A clever person turns great problems into little ones and little ones into none at all.”  - Chinese Proverb


Quotes #33

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  - Nelson Mandela


Quote #34

“Home is where the heart is.”  - J.J. McCloskey


Do you have an inspirational quote that would help someone else?  If so, please share your quote(s). (Please help someone else by sharing your thoughts / comments below.)


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