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Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

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Inspirational Quotes and Sayings

 


Inspirational Quotes to Live By

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.

- Rabindranath Tagore

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word,
a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

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Inspirational Quotes about Life

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

Life is a sum of all your choices.
- Albert Camus

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can't do anything about the length of your life,
but you can do something about its width and depth.
- Evan Esar

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Funny Inspirational Quotes

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
- Anonymous

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

The most difficult phase of life is not when no one understands you,
it is when you don't understand yourself.
- Anonymous

Famous Inspirational Quotes

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein
[attributed]

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tsu

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Short Inspirational Quotes

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Life is a choice.
- Anonymous

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Inspirational Quotes and Sayings

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
- Yiddish Proverb

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Inspirational Quotes about Overcoming Adversity

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

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- Anonymous

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Inspirational Quotes for Women

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

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

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Inspirational Quotes by Buddhists

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

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Inspirational Quotes about Courage

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,

"I will try again tomorrow."

- Mary Anne Radmacher

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

A ship in harbor is safe,
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

All the darkness of the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

Inspirational Quotes about Forgiveness

To err is human, to forgive divine.
- Alexander Pope

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
- A Course In Miracles

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -- not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
- Paul Boese

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Inspirational Quotes about Death and Sympathy

Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
- Anonymous

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot, Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890

I cannot know the pain you feel.
I cannot share your memories or your loss.
My words of sympathy are beneath measure, yet
know that my heart reaches out with love to your heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

Inspirational Quotes about Friends and Friendship

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
- Anonymous

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
- Chinese proverb

As we light a path for others, we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Inspirational Quotes about Leadership

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

When the best leader's work is done the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams, you can enroll the world
. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
- Peter Drucker

Your example is far more influential and inspiring than any words of instruction, or threats, or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspirational Quotes about Happiness

The path to happiness is forgiveness of everyone and gratitude for everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is a choice.
- Anonymous

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Dalai Lama

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

When one door of happiness closes, another opens,
but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

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Inspirational Quotes about Love

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Love does not claim possession,
but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

Love me when I least deserve it, because that is when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

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Inspirational Quotes about Unity and Oneness

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing,
there is a field. I will meet you there.
- Rumi

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle
[actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

When the vast cathedral of our being becomes a sanctuary for all creation, we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspirational Quotes about Peace

As we light a path for others, we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Inspirational Thoughts

I am unlimited.
I take responsibility for my life.
My every action is a conscious choice.
I can accomplish anything good that I truly set my mind on.
I keep focus, and persevere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair," but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to others is to be happy and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Words of Inspiration - Quotes of Inspiration

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

The manifest universe is the body of God ... all people are incarnations of the One Spirit.
- Ernest Holmes

Nothing real can be threatened.
Nothing unreal exists.
Herein lies the peace of God.
- A Course In Miracles

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

Inspirational Words

The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr


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