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inspirational quotes (68)

Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes   Category: Inspirational

Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle   Category: Inspirational

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
Marcus Aurelius   Category: Inspirational

Give light and people will find the way.
Ella Baker   Category: Inspirational

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Inspirational

On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.
William Bartram   Category: Inspirational

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Inspirational

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Inspirational

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Inspirational

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Phillips Brooks   Category: Inspirational

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
Leo Buscaglia   Category: Inspirational

Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Albert Camus   Category: Inspirational

And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see.
Donald Cargill   Category: Inspirational

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
William Ellery Channing   Category: Inspirational

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
Democritus   Category: Inspirational

Think with your whole body.
Taisen Deshimaru   Category: Inspirational

God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
Jim Elliot   Category: Inspirational

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Harry Emerson Fosdick   Category: Inspirational

The best way out is always through.
Robert Frost   Category: Inspirational

Great hopes make great men.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Inspirational

If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Inspirational

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
Audrey Hepburn   Category: Inspirational

The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.
Mark Hopkins   Category: Inspirational

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
Victor Hugo   Category: Inspirational

Belief creates the actual fact.
William James   Category: Inspirational

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Inspirational

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.
Pope John XXIII   Category: Inspirational

Ideas shape the course of history.
John Maynard Keynes   Category: Inspirational

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
Joseph Wood Krutch   Category: Inspirational

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot   Category: Inspirational

You change your life by changing your heart.
Max Lucado   Category: Inspirational

The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.
Ray Manzarek   Category: Inspirational

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
Vincent McNabb   Category: Inspirational

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.
Thomas Merton   Category: Inspirational

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
John Muir   Category: Inspirational

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
John Muir   Category: Inspirational

A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
Joyce A. Myers   Category: Inspirational

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Aristotle Onassis   Category: Inspirational

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
Blaise Pascal   Category: Inspirational

Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
Jean Paul   Category: Inspirational

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
Pope Paul VI   Category: Inspirational

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Pope Paul VI   Category: Inspirational

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale   Category: Inspirational

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
Plato   Category: Inspirational

When deeds speak, words are nothing.
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon   Category: Inspirational

Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
Nido Qubein   Category: Inspirational

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
Ronald Reagan   Category: Inspirational

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn   Category: Inspirational

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt   Category: Inspirational

With self-discipline most anything is possible.
Theodore Roosevelt   Category: Inspirational

Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.
Henry Norris Russell   Category: Inspirational

Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
Friedrich Schiller   Category: Inspirational

Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
Friedrich Schiller   Category: Inspirational

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
Robert H. Schuller   Category: Inspirational

I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
Junipero Serra   Category: Inspirational

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
Fulton J. Sheen   Category: Inspirational

For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
Wallis Simpson   Category: Inspirational

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Swami Sivananda   Category: Inspirational

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson   Category: Inspirational

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson   Category: Inspirational

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
Han Suyin   Category: Inspirational

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore   Category: Inspirational

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
Lao Tzu   Category: Inspirational

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Edith Wharton   Category: Inspirational

We convince by our presence.
Walt Whitman   Category: Inspirational

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
Bern Williams   Category: Inspirational

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
Arthur Young   Category: Inspirational

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.
Emile Zola   Category: Inspirational