Top Inspirational Quotes of All Time

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

― Eleanor Roosevelt


“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”

― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night


“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


“Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”

― Neil Gaiman, Fables & Reflections


“Hold fast to dreams,

For if dreams die

Life is a broken-winged bird,

That cannot fly.”

― Langston Hughes


“What’s meant to be will always find a way”

― Trisha Yearwood


“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.”

― Walt Disney Company, Mulan


“If you’re reading this…

Congratulations, you’re alive.

If that’s not something to smile about,

then I don’t know what is.”

― Chad Sugg, Monsters Under Your Head


“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”

― Maya Angelou


“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince


“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”

― Saul Bellow


“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

― Maya Angelou


“The unexamined life is not worth living.”

― Socrates


“I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”

― Edgar Allan Poe


“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

― Lance Armstrong, Every Second Counts


“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”

― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

Without failure there is no achievement. John C. Maxwell

Other Motivational Quotes About Achievement

A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.  — Bo Bennett

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.  — Napoleon Hill

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.  — Henry Ford

The achievement is appreciation. Your ability to be surprised and awed by beauty!  — William Hurt

Your greatest achievement is to love me. — Prince Charles