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Quotes By Famous People To Inspire & Motivate You

If you ever feel low and unmotivated in life. These inspiring and motivational quotes by famous people will inspire you to get going and find peace and happiness.

1.) “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

2.) “I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a one size fits all standard for happiness.”  – Kanye West

3.) “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”  – Tony Robbins

4.) “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”  – Aristotle

5.) “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu

6.) “I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein

7.) “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” –  Sheryl Sandberg

8.) “You get what you settle for.” – Thelma and Louise

9.) “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot

10.) “Only those who play to win. Only those who risk winning. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary.” – Iveta Cherneva

Sayings and quotes by famous people on life and success

11.) “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this, and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer

12.) “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani

13.) “Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

14.) “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin

15.) “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson

16.) “Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting.” – Karl Wallenda

17.) “Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.” – Chinese proverb

18.) “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine

19.) “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

20.) “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

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Quotes by famous people about life

21.) “You can’t outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little side bets about the outcome of life. Either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don’t play at all. And if you don’t play you can’t win.” – Judith McNaught

22.) “Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.” – Deepak Chopra

23.) “Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk and to act.” – Andre Malraux

24.) “If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti

25.) “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something; your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” – Steve Jobs

26.) “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” – Braveheart

27.) “Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” – Oprah Winfrey

28.) “Leap and the net will appear.” – Zen Proverb

29.) “Saying it is impossible to live without failing at something is impossible. Unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J.K. Rowling

30.) “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” –  Denis Waitley

Quotes from Famous People On Life and Love

31.) “I don’t think you’re human if you don’t get nervous.” –  Sidney Crosby

32.) “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb

33.) “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” – Jimmy Carter

34.) “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

35.) “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

36.) “The universe has no restrictions. You place restrictions on the universe with your expectations.” – Deepak Chopra

37.) “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life is too short to think small.” – Tim Ferriss

38.) “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

39.) “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

40.) I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

Famous sayings and quotes

41.) “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

42.) “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby

43.) “Your dreams are ballbusters; they’re not the yellow brick road.” – Kelly Cutrone

44.) “Screw it, let’s do it!” – Richard Branson

45.) “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

46.) “When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” – Ellen DeGeneres

47.) “You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.” – Marissa Mayer

48.) “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

49.) “If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business because we’d be too cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.” – Annie Dillard

50.) “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” – Billy Wilder

Thoughtful quotes

51.) “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein

52.) “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

53.) “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln

54.) “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

55.) “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” –  Winston Churchill

56.) “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”- Bill Gates

57.) “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

58.) “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”― Oprah Winfrey

59.) “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley

60.) “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” – Donald Trump

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