Encouraging and Inspirational Quotes


“Somehow, I can’t believe that there are any heights to be scaled by a man who knows the secret of making dreams come true. The special secret it seems to me is summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Courage, Confidence and Constancy. And the greatest of all is Confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.” ~ Walt Disney


“The most beautiful fate, the most wonderful good fortune that can happen to any human being, is to be paid for doing that which he passionately loves to do.” ~ Abraham Maslow


“If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” ~ Thomas Watson Sr. (CEO of IBM)


“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” ~ Robert F. Kennedy


“Be the change you want to see in the world.”~ Mahatma Gandhi


“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ~ George Eliot


“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” ~ Helen Keller


“No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” ~ Helen Keller


“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” ~ Henry Ford


“The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” ~ William James


“There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately not life, without community.” ~ M. Scott Peck


“I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind, sometimes against it–but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes


“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” ~ Walt Disney