Inspiration

Updated 06/13/2017

















     Albert Einstein - One very smart dude, theoretical physicist, 1879 - 1955
  •  A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

  •  I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them
     I'm doing it myself.

  •  Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

     
     Alice Walker - American novelist, short story writer, poet, activist, 1944 - 
  •  The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t
     have any. 
  
 
     Amelia Earhart - American aviation pioneer, 1897 - disappeared 1937
  • The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.

     Ancient Indian Proverb
  • Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.
 
     Anne Frank - 
  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting
    to improve the world.
 
 
     Aristotle Onassis - Greek Shipping Magnet, 1906 - 1975
  •  It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

    Audrey Hepburn - Actress, Brittish model, dancer, model, humanitarian, 1929 - 1993
  •  Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible"!

     Ayn Rand - Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, screenwriter, 1905 - 1982
  •  The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.

     Bob Dylan - Musician, Singer, Writer, Composer, 1941 - 
  • What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes
    to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

     Booker T. Washington - American educator, author, orator, Presidential advisor, 1856 - 1915
  • If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

     Charles Swindoll - evangelical Christian pastor, author, educator, radio preacher, 1934 -
  •  Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.

     Confucius - Chinese Philosopher
  • Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.

     Dalai Lama - Spiritual Leader
  • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful
    stroke of luck.

     Elenor Roosevelt - First Lady of the United States, 1933 - 1945
  •  To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
  •  Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

    Farrah Gray - American businessman, investor, author, speaker, columnist
  • Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.

     Frank Sinatra - American singer
  •  The best revenge is massive success.

    George Addair
  •  Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.

     George Bernard Shaw
  •  Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

     Henry Ford - Inventor, Industrialist, founder of Ford Motor Company, 1863 - 1947
  •  When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane
     takes off against the wind, not with it. 
  •  Whether you think you can or you think you can't, your right.

     Helen Keller - American Author, political activist, lecturer, 1880 - 1968
  •  When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long
     at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

     Jamie Paolinetti
  • Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.

     Jimmy Dean - Actor, Singer, Busienssman, Musician, Founder of Jimmy Dean Foods, 1928 - 2010
  •  I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always
     reach my destination.

     John Lennon - Singer, Guitarist, Writer, co-founder The Beatles, 1940 - 1980
  •  When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the
     key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when
     I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn’t understand the
     assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.

     Leonardo da Vinci - Italian Renaissance painter, polymath, 1452 - 1519
  •  I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough;
     we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

     Les Brown - American Motivational Speaker, Author, radio, DJ, Politician, 1945 - 
  •  Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where
     you want to go, no one else.
  •  Shoot for the stars, because if you miss, you will still be among the stars. 
  •  Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. 

     Jack Canfield
  •  Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you
     don't even try.

     Mark Twain - (Samual Clemens) - American Humorist, Writer, Entrepreneur, 1835 - 1910
  •  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 sales.  Explore, Dream, Discover.

    Maya Angelou - American poet, memoirist, civil rights activist, 1938 - 2014
  •  I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what
     you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
  •  Nothing will work unless you do.
  •  You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

     Michael Jordan - Legendary NBA Basketball Player, businessman, known as "MJ", 1963 - 
  •   I've missed more than 9,000 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.  
     

     Mother Teresa - Catholic Church, known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta
  •  “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to
      create many ripples.”

     Napoleon Hill -  American self-help author, 1883 - 1970
  •  Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can be achieved.

     Norman Vincent Peale - American minister and author, 1898 - 1993
  • Change your thoughts and you change your world.

     Oprah Winfrey - Entertainer, Media Mogel, 1954 - 
  •  If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more.  If you look at
     what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough.

     Plato - Classical Greek Philosopher, 438/427 or 348/347 BC  to 348/347 BC Estimated
  •  We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life
     is when men are afraid of the light.

     Plutarch - Later named, upon becoming a Russian citizen, Lucius, 46 AD - 120 AD
  •  What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

      Ralph Waldo Emerson - American Essayist, lecturer, poet, 1802 - 1882
  •  The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

      Robert Lewis Stephenson - early railway and civil engineer, 1802 - 1859
  •  Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
 
     Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States, 1981 - 1989
  •  We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

      Rosa Parks - 1960's Civil Rights figure, 1913 - 2005
  •  I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes  fear.

 
      Sheryl Sandberg - American technology executive, activist, author, 1969 - 
  •  If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
 
 
     Stephen Covey - American educator, author, businessman, keynote speaker, 1932 - 2012
  •  I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

     Steve Jobs - Inventor, Co-founder of Apple Computer
  •  The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found
     it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.

     Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, 1901-1909
  •  Believe you can and you're halfway there.

     Vince Lombardi - US Professional Football Player, Coach, Executive of National Football League
  •  Perfection is not obtainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch
     excellence.

      Vincent Van Gogh - Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, 1853 - 1980
  •  I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

  •  If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint
     and that voice will be silenced.

     Unknown
  •  A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands
     are empty.

  •  I don't regret things I've done, I regret the things I didn't do when I had a chance.

  •  Just know, when you truly want success, you'll never give up on it. No matter
     how bad the situation may get.

  •  Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. How can anyone
     see how awesome you are if you can't see it yourself?

  •  The biggest failure you can have in life is making the mistake of never trying at all.

  •  When you say "It's hard", it actually means "I'm not strong enough to fight for it."
     Stoy saying its hard. THINK POSITIVELY!

      Yoda - Jedi Master
  •  Do or do not.  There is no try.











































Plutarch
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.









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