Here are a selection of inspirational quotes and wise words that I particularly like. Inspirational quotes have the power to motivate you, uplift your spirits and challenge your thoughts.
The first inspirational quote listed is my personal favourite, I have it prominently displayed above my computer screen so it is never far away. It is particularly meaningful to me because of the reference to the great outdoors.
“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength, but through persistence.” ~ Buddha
The following lists the remainder of my favourite Top Ten Inspirational Quotes.
“May the road rise to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.” ~ Irish Blessing
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Success is not fame or money or the power to bewitch. It is to have created something valuable from your own individuality and skill – a garden, an embroidery, a painting, a cake, a life.” ~ Charlotte Gray
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” ~ Elliott Erwitt
“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” ~ Elizabeth Kubler Ross
“Mental toughness is essential to success.” ~ Vince Lombardi
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” ~ Mark Twain
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
I hope you have enjoyed my personal Top 10 Inspirational Quotes – what are your favourite inspirational quotes, post your reply I would love to hear from you.