Friday, January 30, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Determination)


Where the determination is, the way can be found.
~George S. Clason

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
~George Allen

It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
~Henry Ward Beecher

Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.
~William J.H. Boetcker

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always, wins - not through strength but by perseverance.
~H. Jackson Brown

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Hope)


Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
~Christopher Reeve

Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops... at all.
~Emily Dickinson

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark.
~George Iles

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
~George Weinberg


When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you're slamming the door in the face of God.
~Charles L. Allen

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
~Victor Hugo

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
~Robert Ingersoll

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Greatness)


There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
~Benjamin Franklin

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
~Henry Ward Beecher

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
~Blaise Pascal

Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.
~William Shakespeare

There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
~Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day ( Gifts)


The only gift is a portion of thyself.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
~George MacDonald

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
~Author Unknown

Monday, January 26, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Discouraged)

Don't accept discouragement, keep going!
Less stress will result by not allowing discouragement to be your attitude!
~Catherine Pulsifer

Never, never, never quit!
~Winston Churchill


I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
~Thomas Alva Edison


The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem - he is challenged by it.
~William Arthur Ward


A problem is a chance for your to do your best.
~Duke Ellington


Every seed knows its time- all in good time.
~Russian Proverb


Sunday, January 25, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Effort)


We forget that every good that is worth possessing must be paid for in strokes of daily effort.
~William James

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
~Mahatma Gandhi

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.
~William James

You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might.
~Henry David Thoreau

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Excellence)


If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
~Colin Powell

I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
~Abraham Lincoln

Anything less than a commitment to excellence, is an acceptance of mediocrity.
~Brian Tracy

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
~Aristotle

Friday, January 23, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Laughter)


Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
~Victor Hugo

A man isn't poor if he can still laugh.
~Raymond Hitchcock

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.
~Yiddish Proverb


The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
~E.E. Cummings

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
~Jean Houston

Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit.
~Author Unknown





Thursday, January 22, 2009

Motivational Quote for the day (Being yourself)


We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves. ~Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

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

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.
~Shirley MacLaine


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~Dr. Seuss

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Letting Go/Gratitude)


Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
~Oprah Winfrey

By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
~Lao Tzu

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice.
~Meister Eckhart

As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world.
~Adabella Radici

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
~Ralph H. Blum

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Motivational qoutes for the day (Empathy/Caring)


"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 F. Buscaglia

"Be sensitive to the plight of others. You have to know about the tragedies as well as the triumphs, the failures as well as the success."
~Jim Rohn

"How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these."
~George Washington Carver

"My life is an indivisible whole, and all my attitudes run into one another; and they all have their rise in my insatiable love for mankind."
~Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, January 19, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Forgiveness)


Bitterness and an unforgiving spirit can be likened to you taking poison and expecting that someone else would die from the effect. Forgiveness is about setting the prisoner in your heart free only to discover that all along, you had been the real prisoner.

~Tope Popoola

To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.

~Robert Muller

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything every night before you go to bed.

~Bernard Baruch

We are supposed to forgive everyone; everyone includes ourselves.

~Denis Waitley

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Limits and Limitations)


There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
~Bruce Lee

Argue for your limitations and sure enough they're yours.
~Richard Bach

A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
~Gerald Jampolsky

All limitations are self-imposed.
~Ernest Holmes

There are no such things as limits to growth, because there are no limits to the human capacity for intelligence, imagination, and wonder
~Ronald Regan

Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities
~Terry Josephson

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Wisdom)


Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
~William Wordsworth

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
~Sophocles


The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
~William James

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
~George Bernard Shaw

Friday, January 16, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Inner Peace)


Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
~St. Francis de Sales

One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.
~Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama

Possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake.
~Paramahansa Yogananda

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life.
~Peace Pilgrim

Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
-~Gerald Jampolsky

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it, by vigorously willing to have it ... Peace is a consciousness of springs too deep for earthly droughts to dry up. Peace is the gift not of volitional struggle but of spiritual hospitality.
~Harry Emerson Dosdick

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Belief)


Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures the successful outcome of any venture.
~William James

The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.
~James Allen

More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing, than by believing too much.
~P.T. Barnum

What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
~Anthony Robbins

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
~Frank Lloyd Wright

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Thoughts/ Thinking)


It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
~Christian Nevell Bovee

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.
~Buddha

The ancestor of every action is a thought.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thought is free
~William Shakespeare

Change your thoughts, and you change your world
~Norman Vincent Peale said

Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
~Henry David Thoreau said

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Motivational quotes for the day (Enjoyment)


He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most.
~Samuel Butler

Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
~Earl Nightingale

It is essential to our well-being, and to our lives, that we play and enjoy life.
Every single day do something that makes your heart sing.
~Marcia Wieder

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
~Robert Brault

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive -- to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."
~Marcus Aurelius

Monday, January 12, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Conquering your Fears)


We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
~Earl Nightingale

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
~Napoleon

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.
~Bertrand Wilbertforce

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
~Andrew Carnegie

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Self Improvement)


Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow.
~C.R. Lawton

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
~Brian Tracy

Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
~James Allen

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
~Zig Ziglar

Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
~William Faulkner

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure not this thing nor that but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing.
~William Butler Yeats

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
~Bernard M. Baruch

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Patience/Silence)


True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
~William Penn

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.
~Mahatma Gandhi

Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.
~Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

He that can have patience can have what he will.
~Benjamin Franklin

Patience is the key to paradise.
~Turkish proverb

Friday, January 9, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Spiritual Development)


He who is filled with love is filled with God himself.
~Saint Augustine

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
~Elizabeth Kubler Ross

The spiritual journey is individual, highly personal. It can't be organized or regulated. It isn't true that everyone should follow one path. Listen to your own truth.
~Ram Dass

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

I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell.
~Walt Whitman



Thursday, January 8, 2009

Motivational Quotes for the day (Secrets of Success)


Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
~Henry David Thoreau

Successful people are simply those with success habits.
~Brian Tracy

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake somebody.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Self trust is the first secret to success.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
~Albert Schweitzer

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Motivational quotes for the day (Mistakes)


The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
~Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927

The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
~Edward Phelps


Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
~Phyllis Theroux, Night Lights

It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.
~Ornette Coleman

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
~Mahatma Gandhi

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