Quotes That Inspire!

Quotes On Patience

“A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.”

Dutch Proverb

Patience is not simply the ability to wait..its how we behave while we’re waiting.

Joyce Meyer

Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg…not by smashing it.”

Arnold H. Glasgow

“Patience is bitter, but it bears sweet fruit.”

Turkish Proverb

“ Our patience will achieve more than our force.”

Edmund Burke 1729-1797

“ Patience is the greatest of all virtues.”

Cato the Elder 234bc – 149 bc

“Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.’

Francis Bacon Sr.

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.’

St. Augustine   354 ad – 430ad

“You must first have a lot of patience…to learn to have patience.”

Stanislaw J Lee

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.

Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set bout remedying them – every day begin the task anew.”

Saint Francis de Sales

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false.

The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing

But to turn it into glory.

William Barclay

Quotes On Action

A year from now …you will wish you had started TODAY

Karen Lamp

They who want milk… should not sit in the middle of a field and wait for the cow to back up to them.

Lillian Katz

Don’t Talk about it Be about it.

The problem in my life and other people’s lives is not the absence of knowing what to do, but the absence of doing it.

Peter Drucker

There comes a time when you have to stop revving up the car… and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Act as if you want to make a difference.

James Williams

You don’t need to see the whole staircase.. Just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr

A wish is a step away from your own reality.

Donna Quarles

Action springs not from thought, but from readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Whatever you can do ,or dream you can..begin it.


Abundance is from activity

Turkish Proverb

God provides the wind but man must raise the sails.

St Augustine

There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding …and that that which is lost by not trying.

Francis Bacon

I could not wait for success so … I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

Ideas without action are worthless.

Helen Keller

Quotes On Fear

There is no terror in the bang.. only in the anticipation of it

Alfred Hitchcock

The man, who has ceased to fear, has ceased to care.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Of all the passions… fear weakens judgement most.

Cardinal de Retz

The man who fears suffering is already suffering what he fears.

Michel De Montaigne

Do the things you fear, and the death of fear is certain.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who has ceased to fear Has ceased to care.

Francis Herbert Bradley

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?

You are a child of God.

You’re playing small doesn’t serve the world.

There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people wont feel insecure around you.

We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.

It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone.

And as we let our own light shine.

We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

As we are liberated from our own fear,

Our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela – 1994 Inaugural Speech

The Fisherman Knows that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

Vincent Van Gough

Once we know our weakness they cease to do us any harm.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

One who fears failure limits his activities

Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again.

Henry Ford

Quotes On Choice

You have brains in your head

You have feet in your shoes

You can steer yourself

Any direction you choose.

Dr. Seuss…Theodor Seuss Geisel

If you don’t want anyone to find out…don’t do it.

Chinese Proverb

Before you make a choice

Be sure you can live with it.


When choosing between two evils…

I always like to pick the one I never tried before.

Mae West

You are not stuck where you are

Unless you decide to be.

Wayne Dyer

You make a new life

By making new choices.

Sean Stephenson

The 3 C’s of life;

Choices, chances change

You must make a choice to take a chance

or your life will never change.

Internet Wisdom

May your choices reflect your hopes,

not your fears.

Nelson Mandela

You are free to make whatever choice you want

But you are not free from the consequences of the choice.

Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made.

If you want different results

Start making different choices.

Every Choice you make has an end result.

Zig Ziglar

Freedom of choice

is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give.

David O. McKay

Falling down is an accident

Staying down is a choice.

Internet Wisdom

Drop anything that weighs you down

Protect & nourish all the things in life that uplift you.

Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

Decisions are the hardest thing to make,

especially when it is a choice between

where you should be

and where you want to be.


You don’t have to defend or explain your decisions to anyone.

It’s your life.

Live it without apologies.

Mandy Hale

There are two primary choices in life;

To accept conditions as they exist

Or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Dennis Waitley

Life is a matter of choices,

And every choice you make…makes you!

John C Maxwell

Every morning you have two choices;

Continue to sleep with your dreams,

Or wake up and chase them.

Anonymous Insight

Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions

that can change your life forever.

Keri Russell

Life is made of choices.

Remove your shoes…or scrub the floor.

Anonymous Insight

If it is important to you

You will find a way.

If not,

You’ll find an excuse.

Anonymous Insight

I am who I am today

because of the choices I made yesterday.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You can’t make the same mistake twice.

The second time, it’s not a mistake…

It’s a choice!

Anonymous Insight

Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem

Is to stop participating in the problem.

Jonathan Mead

Make good choices today

so you don’t have regrets tomorrow.

Anonymous Insight


determine destiny.

Thomas Monson

Forever is composed of now’s!

Emily Dickinson

Today I choose to live by choice,

Not by chance;

To make changes…not excuses

To be motivated…not manipulated.

To be useful…not used.

To excel…not compete.

I choose self-esteem…not self-pity.

I choose to listen to the inner voice,

Not the random opinions of others.



like unhappiness

is a proactive choice.

Stephen Covey

Choices made in fear… create regrets

Choices made in anger… create pain

Choices made in love… create hope.

Dave Willis

If you want a new tomorrow

Then make new choices today.

Tim Fargo

No matter how far you’ve gone down the wrong road

You can always turn around.

Anonymous Insight

The hardest thing to learn in life

Is which bridge to cross…

And which to burn.

David Russell


There are no mistakes, only lessons.

Love yourself

Trust your choices

And everything is possible.

Cherie Carter Scott

Nobody ever did

Or ever will

Escape the consequences of his choices.

Alfred A Montapart

It’s choice

Not chance

That determines your destiny!

Jean Nidetch

With everything that has happened to you

You can either feel sorry for yourself

Or treat what has happened to you as a gift.

Everything is either an opportunity to grow

Or an obstacle to keep you from growing.

YOU get to choose.

Wayne Dyer

You are always

One choice away

From changing your life.

Mary Blochowiak

Your past is not your potential.

In an hour you can choose to liberate the future.

Marilyn Ferguson

Quotes On Leadership

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A leader is someone who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

John C Maxwell

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.

Napoleon Hill

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that, when your position fails, your ego goes with it.

Colin Powell

Leadership is action…not position.

Donald H. McGannon

If you have knowledge

Let others light their candles in it.

Margaret Fuller

To love what you are doing.

To believe in what you are doing.

To know what you are doing.

These are the three essentials.

Steve Musseau

Remember The difference between a boss and a leader

A boss says…GO

A leader says…LETS GO


The test we must set for ourselves

Is not to march alone

But to march in such a way

That others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.

Alfred North Whitehead

The surest way to knock the chip off a shoulder

Is a pat on the back.

Zig Ziglar

Its hard to follow someone who is not moving.

T D Jakes

Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.

Albert Einstein

A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.

Jim Rohn

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked;

Leadership is defined by results not attributes.

Peter F Drucker

Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong

And giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.

Dwight D Eisenhower

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that

When your position fails, your ego goes with it.

Colin Powell

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are, to where they have not been.

Henry Kissinger

  Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear

  and no concept of the odds against them. They make the impossible


   Dr. Robert Jarvik