101 Motivational Quotes

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.

Frank Clark

We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking when we created them.

Albert Einstein

To attain knowledge, add things every day; to attain wisdom, remove things every day.

Lao Zi

There is a crack, a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in...

Leonard Cohen

Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.


Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they should be.

William Hazlitt

The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.

Mark Twain

There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.

John F. kennedy

If you want the rainbow, then you must have the rain.

Sita sings the blues

We occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

William Arthur Ward

Worry is a prayer for something you don't want.

Sharon Gannon

Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, and scorn in the one ahead.

Mac McCleary

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.


green rose

For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.

Larry Eisenberg

The best things in life aren't things.


Drop everything in order to find out that when we hold on to nothing, what is left, is all we truly need.

David Vendetti

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


For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot.

Korean Proverb

In the middle of every difficulty lies an opportunity.

Albert Einstein

It's hard to walk in the world, but to transcend the human experience, we must have the human experience. You're supposed to be here.

Hilaire Lockwood

Never give in. Never never never never give in.

Winston Churchill

Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

Roger Staubach

Be yourself, everyone else is taken.

Oscar Wilde

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.


It's not what U look at that matters, it's what U see.

Henry David Thoreau

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.


Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.


God gave you two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.

Billy Graham

Life is when awareness hides in the idea of personal experience.

Matt Kahn

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong

Swami Vivekananda

Your Joy Is Your Sorrow Unmasked.

Kahlil Gibran

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Life is difficult. Suffering is optional.


All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.


You create your reality according to your beliefs and expectations, therefore you should examine these carefully. If you do not like some aspect of your world, then examine your own expectations.


The best way to be with your spirit is to forgive.

Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.


The Kingdom (of Heaven) is inside you and it is outside you.

Jesus of Nazareth

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.


The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.

Albert Einstein

If we always do what we've always done, we'll always get what we've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you ever be polished?


The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

St. Francis of Assisi

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.

Mae West

Don't it always seem to go, you don't know what ya got till it's gone.

Joni Mitchell

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.

Albert Einstein

If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.

Ivan Turgenev

It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities

J. K. Rowling

Any ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain.

Sharon Salzberg

Freedom and slavery are mental states.

Mahatma Gandhi

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

Rabindranath Tagore

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Mr. Yoga

We learn and grow and are transformed not so much by what we do but by why and how we do it.

Sharon Salzberg

You were born an original. Don't die a copy.

John Mason

Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.

Laurence Sterne

Most of the world's religions serve only to strengthen attachments to false concepts such as self and other, life and death, heaven and earth, etc.


The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.


Those who become entangled in these false ideas are prevented from perceiving the Integral Oneness.

Lao Tzu

Those who become entangled in these false ideas are prevented from perceiving the Integral Oneness.

Rene Magritte

Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.

Rene Magritte

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

Anais Nin

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.

Anais Nin

If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path....

Joseph Campbell

There isn't anything anybody wants that is for any other reason than that they think they would feel better in having it.


Accept what comes to you totally and completely so that you can appreciate it, learn from it, and then let it go.

Deepak Chopra

Every aspect of our lives is, in a sense, a vote for the kind of world we want to live in.

Frances Moore Lappe

I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.

Carl Gustav Jung

Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.

Scott Adams

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

Mahatma Gandhi

I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.

Carl Gustav Jung

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.


Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery, today is a gift, that's why they call it present...

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When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.

Chinese proverb

Who sees all being in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear.

Isa Upanishad

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

Paul Valery

Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily; If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow.

Eknath Easwaran

Expect nothing and the little you get will feel like millions.

Kumar Dindial

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.

Jack Kornfield

Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

Chief indian Seatle

Life is all about change. nothing stays the same for a moment., whether it is the internal state of our bodies or the outside environment.


Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.


You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

James Allen

The fastest way to move forward is to have the lightest load. Let go of anything that keeps you down.


If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

Jim Rohn

What you will do matters. All you need is to do it.

Judy Grahn

As we grow old...the beauty steals inward.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You pile up enough tomorrows and you'll be left with nothing but a bunch of empty yesterdays. I don't know about you, but I'd like to make today worth remembering.

Meredith Willson

We entertain ourselves with worry when we don't know what to trust. When you trust in what remains beyond temporary form, you are trusting in all that you are, as all that is.

Matt Kahn

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Dale Carnegie

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.


We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.

Dalai Lama

Life is a beautiful collection of temporary experiences. Treasure your unique collection, and enjoy sharing it with others.

Matt Kahn

The tongue that is like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood


The mind turned inwards is the Self; turned outwards, it becomes the ego and all the world. Cotton made into various clothes we call by various names. Gold made into various ornaments, we call by various names. But all the clothes are cotton and all the ornaments gold. The one is real, the many are mere names and forms.

Sri Ramana Maharsh

I will give you a talisman... Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen and ask yourself if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him.

Mahatma gandhi

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