+ 599 Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of my favorite sources is inspirational quotes. There are several that have helped me stay on track throughout my business adventures, and I hope the following sayings from some of the most Inspirational Quotes By Famous People in history will have the same effect on you.

Quotes by famous people that will inspire you

1. “I don’t think you’re human if you don’t get nervous.” – Sidney Crosby

2. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb

3. “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” – Jimmy Carter

4. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

5. “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

6. “The universe has no restrictions. You place restrictions on the universe with your expectations.” – Deepak Chopra

7. “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life is too short to think small.” – Tim Ferriss

8. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

9. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

10. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

Quotes by famous people that will inspire you

11. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

12. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby

13. “Your dreams are ballbusters; they’re not the yellow brick road.” – Kelly Cutrone

14. “Screw it, let’s do it!” – Richard Branson

15. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

16. “When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” – Ellen DeGeneres

17. “You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.” – Marissa Mayer

18. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

19. “If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business because we’d be too cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.” – Annie Dillard

20. “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” – Billy Wilder

Quotes from famous people on life and love

1. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein

2. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

3. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln

4. “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

5. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

6. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”- Bill Gates

7. “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

8. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.” ― Oprah Winfrey

9. “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley

10. “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” – Donald Trump

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

11. “The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.” – Elvis Presley

12. “The reality is: sometimes you lose. And you’re never too good to lose. You’re never too big to lose. You’re never too smart to lose. It happens.” – Beyonce

13. “You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle.” – William J. Clinton

14. “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” – John F. Kennedy

15. “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps

17. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” — Oprah Winfrey

18. “One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.” — Mother Teresa

19. “Everything you can imagine is real.” — Pablo Picasso

10. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” — Bill Gates

Thoughtful quotes by famous people

1. “Remember that no matter how cool you think you may be, you’re not cool enough to look down on anyone…ever.” – Paul Walker

2. “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 which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

3. “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” – Abraham Lincoln

4. “Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” — Kate Winslet

5. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison

6. “Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Stephen King

7. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

8. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” – John F. Kennedy

9. “Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.” – Mark Zuckerberg (see more Mark Zuckerberg quotes)

10. “I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” – Elon Musk

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

11. “The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney

12. “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

13. “Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.” – Voltaire

14. “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K.Rowling

15. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

16. “It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” – George Washington

17. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” –Napoleon Hill

18. “Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

29. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” – Booker T. Washington

20. “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu

Quotes by famous people to inspire you to live your best life

1. “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is youer than you!” –Dr. Seuss

2. “We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.” – Maya Angelou

3. “Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.” – Golda Meir

4. “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.” – Albert Einstein

5. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde

6. “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Samuel Johnson

7. “You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra

8. “What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” – Margaret Thatcher

9. “Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden

10. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

11. “Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa

12. “Love is a serious mental disease.” – Plato

13. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” – Jim Morrison

14. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

15. “The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” – Napoleon Hill

16. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

17. “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.” – Jason Mraz

18. “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan

19. “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.”
– Frank Sinatra

20. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost

Quotes by famous people to inspire and teach

1. “Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” —Wilma Rudolph

2. “To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.” —Francois de La Rochefoucauld

3. “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” —Edmund Hillary

4. “Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.” —Gordon B. Hinckley

5. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” —Og Mandino

6. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” —Michael Jordan

7. “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” —William Faulkner

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

9. “Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin

10. “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.” —Theodore Roosevelt

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

11. “You only have one life, and if it is not going in the direction you want it to, now is the time to make changes.” – Joyce Meyer

12. “Success isn’t easy, and that’s a good thing – at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous!” – David Fairweather

13. “Never let your past decisions determine your future outcome.” – Mark Dudley

14. “If you want something out of life you have to go out there and get it, because it is not just going to be given to you.” – Kelvin Waites

15. “No one can give you your goals. No one can dig for you. This is your journey.” – Warren Philip Gates

16. “Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life.” – Vic Johnson
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17. “Inspiration is a message from your unconscious wisdom telling you to go out there and be the fullest, most positive expression of you who you REALLY are.” – Paul Dalton

18. “Determine what motivates you and you can find your path to love, happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete.” – Louis Howard

19. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F Drucker

20. “Life without purpose is meaningless.” – Amy Torres

Quotes by famous people about life

1. “Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.”― Joseph Campbell

2. “In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness.” – Toba Beta

3. “Short cuts make long delays.”― J.R.R. Tolkien

4. “No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can’t go all the way around.”― John Green

5. “If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan.”― Claire Cook

6. “The world is what YOU think of it, so think of it DIFFERENTLY and your life will change.”― Paul Arden

7. “Never Say Never if you know you can do what you love don’t give up.”― Justin Bieber

8. “What gets measured gets improved.”― Robin S. Sharma

9. “But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try.”― Chris Colfer

10. “Where there is life, there is hope.”― Alyson Noel

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

11. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

12. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey

13. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” – Buddha

14. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

15. “Stay hungry, stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

16. “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” – Deepak Chopra

17. “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

18. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

19. “A great man is always willing to be little.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous sayings and quotes by famous people

1. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa

2. “But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.” – Arianna Huffington

3. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel

4. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure… but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan

5. “The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” – Plato

6. “If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.” – Katharine Hepburn

7. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee.

8. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

9. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

10. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

11. “A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” – Malcolm X

12. “If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others.” – Dalai Lama

13. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

14. “Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

15. “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” – Seneca

16. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”– Theodore Roosevelt

17. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

18. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

19. “Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” – Ashton Kutcher

20. “As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” – Andrew Carnegie

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