108 Best Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

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Are you looking for some motivation? Here are some best inspirational quotes by famous people in the world.

Inspirational Quotes by Famous People

1. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

2. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” ― Oprah Winfrey

3. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” ― James Cameron

4. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” ― John Lennon

5. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” ― Mother Teresa

6. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

7. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” ― Margaret Mead

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

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9. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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

11. “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” ― Anne Frank

12. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” ― Maya Angelou

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

15. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

16. “Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

17. “You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ― A. A. Milne

18. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ― Abraham Lincoln

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19. “Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.” ― Aeschylus

20. “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” ― Aesop

21. “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” ― Albert Camus

22. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ― Albert Einstein

23. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” ― Albert Schweitzer

24. “Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.” ― Alexander Pope

25. “My life is a love letter to humanity. What the globalists do is a hate letter, a curse.” ― Alex Jones

26. “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” ― Alexander the Great

27. “All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.” ― Alexandre Dumas

28. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” ― Alice Walker

29. “It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.” ― Anatole France

30. “Making money is an art and working is an art and good business is the best art.” ― Andy Warhol

31. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” ― Aristotle

32. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ― Barack Obama

33. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” ― Benjamin Franklin

34. “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” ― Bertrand Russell

35. “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” ― Bill Gates

36. “When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when a character is lost, all is lost.” ― Billy Graham

Motivational Quotes by Famous People

37. “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley

38. “You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.” ― Brian Tracy

39. “Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” ― Bruce Lee

40. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” ― C. S. Lewis

41. “Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” ― Carl Sagan

42. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” ― Confucius

43. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” ― Colin Powell

44. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” ― Dalai Lama

45. “The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.” ― Deepak Chopra

46. “Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” ― Douglas Adams

47. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

48. “Not only do I think being nice and kind is easy but being kind, in my opinion, is important.” ― Dwayne Johnson

49. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

50. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is a disaster.” ― Elon Musk

51. “No man is free who is not master of himself.” ― Epictetus

52. “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

53. “Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ― George Orwell

54. “What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined – to strengthen each other – to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.” ― George Eliot

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55. “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” ― George Washington

56. “The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” ― Groucho Marx

57. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ― Oprah Winfrey

58. “Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.” ― Nikola Tesla

59. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” ― Napoleon Hill

60. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

61. “I’m sick of following my dreams. I’m just going to ask them where they’re goin’, and hook up with them later.” ― Mitch Hedberg

62. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.

63. “It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” ― Mark Twain

64. “Talent without effort is wasted talent. And while effort is the one thing you can control in your life, applying that effort intelligently is next on the list.” ― Mark Cuban

65. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” ― Marcus Aurelius

66. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

67. “If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” ― Lao Tzu

68. “Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.” ― Joseph Campbell

69. “Don’t compare yourself with other people; compare yourself with who you were yesterday.” ― Jordan Peterson

70. “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” ― John Wooden

71. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ― John F. Kennedy

72. “Your daily agenda determine the secret of your success.” ― John C. Maxwell

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73. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” ― John D. Rockefeller

74. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ― J. K. Rowling

75. “To every action, there is always opposed an equal reaction.” ― Isaac Newton

76. “People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.” ― Isaac Asimov

77. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” ― Henry Ford

78. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” ― Henry David Thoreau

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

80. “Honor is simply the morality of superior men.” ― H. L. Mencken

81. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” ― Pablo Picasso

82. “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ― Paulo Coelho

83. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ― Peter Drucker

84. “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” ― Plato

85. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

86. “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become the greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” ― Rumi

87. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” ― Samuel Johnson

88. “There is no decision that we can make that doesn’t come with some sort of balance or sacrifice.” ― Simon Sinek

89. “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” ― Sigmund Freud

90. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” ― Socrates

Great Quotes by Famous People

91. “Always desire to learn something useful.” ― Sophocles

92. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” ― Stephen King

93. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” ― Steve Jobs

94. “If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” ― Sun Tzu

95. “We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” ― Swami Vivekananda

96. “When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.” ― Taylor Swift

97. “No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

98. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

99. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ― Thomas A. Edison

100. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” ― Thomas Jefferson

101. “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ― Tony Robbins

102. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” ― Victor Hugo

103. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” ― Voltaire

104. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ― Walt Disney

105. “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” ― Will Rogers

106. “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” ― William Shakespeare

107. “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” ― Winston Churchill

108. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” ― Zig Ziglar