Quotes That Inspire!
Quotes On Patience
“A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.”
Patience is not simply the ability to wait..its how we behave while we’re waiting.
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.”
“ 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.
Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing
But to turn it into glory.
Quotes On Action
A year from now …you will wish you had started TODAY
They who want milk… should not sit in the middle of a field and wait for the cow to back up to them.
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.
There comes a time when you have to stop revving up the car… and shove it into gear.
Act as if you want to make a difference.
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.
Action springs not from thought, but from readiness for responsibility.
Whatever you can do ,or dream you can..begin it.
Abundance is from activity
God provides the wind but man must raise the sails.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding …and that that which is lost by not trying.
I could not wait for success so … I went ahead without it.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Quotes On Fear
There is no terror in the bang.. only in the anticipation of it
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.
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.
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.
You are not stuck where you are
Unless you decide to be.
You make a new life
By making new choices.
The 3 C’s of life;
Choices, chances change
You must make a choice to take a chance
or your life will never change.
May your choices reflect your hopes,
not your fears.
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.
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.
Drop anything that weighs you down
Protect & nourish all the things in life that uplift you.
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.
There are two primary choices in life;
To accept conditions as they exist
Or accept the responsibility for changing them.
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.
Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions
that can change your life forever.
Life is made of choices.
Remove your shoes…or scrub the floor.
If it is important to you
You will find a way.
You’ll find an excuse.
I am who I am today
because of the choices I made yesterday.
You can’t make the same mistake twice.
The second time, it’s not a mistake…
It’s a choice!
Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem
Is to stop participating in the problem.
Make good choices today
so you don’t have regrets tomorrow.
Forever is composed of now’s!
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.
is a proactive choice.
Choices made in fear… create regrets
Choices made in anger… create pain
Choices made in love… create hope.
If you want a new tomorrow
Then make new choices today.
No matter how far you’ve gone down the wrong road
You can always turn around.
The hardest thing to learn in life
Is which bridge to cross…
And which to burn.
There are no mistakes, only lessons.
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
That determines your destiny!
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.
You are always
One choice away
From changing your life.
Your past is not your potential.
In an hour you can choose to liberate the future.
Quotes On Leadership
A leader is a dealer in hope.
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.
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that, when your position fails, your ego goes with it.
Leadership is action…not position.
Donald H. McGannon
If you have knowledge
Let others light their candles in it.
To love what you are doing.
To believe in what you are doing.
To know what you are doing.
These are the three essentials.
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.
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.
Its hard to follow someone who is not moving.
T D Jakes
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
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.
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.
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are, to where they have not been.
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