Quotes to inspire one

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be. (Patanjali)

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. (Oprah Winfrey)

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing. (Unknown)

Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before. (Jacob A. Riis)

If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you’ll be amazed at the results. (Gen. George Patton)

What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail? (Dr. Robert Schuller)

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. (Seneca)

I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other. (Seneca)

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for. (Socrates)

What are the aims which are at the same time duties? They are the perfecting of ourselves, and the happiness of others. (Immanuel Kant)

Man only learns in two ways- one, by reading; and the other by association with smarter people. (Will Rogers)

Circumspection in calamity; mercy in greatness; good speeches in assemblies; fortitude in adversity- these are the self-attained perfections of great souls. (Hitopadesha)

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