Inspiring Quotes

Here are some of my favourite quotes.
I hope you enjoy them, too.

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“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”
— Pamela Vaull Starr

“Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.”
— Horace

“A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.”
— William Hazlitt

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Destiny is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”
— William Jennings Bryan

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”
— Seneca

“Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.”
— Emily Dickenson

“When your heart speaks, take good notes.”
— Judith Campbell

“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”
— Charles Schwab

“It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.”
— Sarah Bernhardt

“You will never ‘find’ time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.”
— Charles Buxton

“… then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
— Anais Nin

“Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse … you must first BE who you really are, then DO what you need to do, in order to HAVE what you want.”
— Margaret Young

“I’ve gone through life believing in the strength and competence of others, never in my own. Now, dazzled, I discover that my capacities are real. It’s like finding a fortune in the lining of an old coat.”
— Joan Mills

“Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.”
— Anthony Robbins

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”
— Marie Curie

“When someone tells you that you can’t go any farther, just tell them to look behind you and see how far you’ve come.”
— Lorna Pitre

“I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.”
— Marie Curie

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”
— Audre Lorde

“Whenever you do what you really love, your mind opens and everything changes. You wake up. That’s what true adventure really is.”
— Barbara Sher

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you NOT to be? Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. … And, as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”
— Marianne Williamson

“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”
— W. Somerset Maugham