​Inspirational Quotes And Sayings

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.

Albert Einstein

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Inspiration and genius–one and the same.

Victor Hugo

To find what you seek in the road of life,

the best proverb of all is that which says:

“Leave no stone unturned.”

Edward Bulwer Lytton

Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.

Christian Nestell Bovee

If you would create something,

you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.

Horace Bushnell

Nothing is worth more than this day.

You cannot relive yesterday.

Tomorrow is still beyond our reach.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all of the time.

Anna Freud

In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome.

William James

Do not wait; the time will never be “just right.” Start where you stand.

Napoleon Hill

I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.

Charlotte Brontë

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself.

W. C. Doane

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.

Helen Keller

I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she will make the same effort, and have the same hope and faith.

Mahatma Gandhi

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.

Orison Swett Marden

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?

George Eliot

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men do less than they ought,

unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities – brilliantly disguised as insoluable problems.

John Gardner

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

First say to yourself what you would be;

and then do what you have to do.


hockey player taking a shot on goal You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.

Wayne Gretzky

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?

Joe Namath

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

Maybe the day will come when I can sit back and be content….But until that day comes, I intend to stay in the batter’s box — I don’t let the big guys push me out of there anymore — and keep hammering away.

Hank Aaron

You are the handicap you must face.

You are the one who must choose your place.

James Lane Allen

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.


They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

(Altius ibunt qui as summa nituntur.)

Latin Proverb

Never say die.


Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

It isn’t hard to be good from time to time in sports. What’s tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

If you can’t accept losing, you can’t win.

Vince Lombardi

Nothing succeeds like success.