29 Quotes to Inspire You Today


“A Book is a feast. A blog post is a snack. Quotes are just eye candy.”
– Jake Wattenphul

Here is some candy I’ve come across recently. I hope these inspire you in your walk with God and with life in general. Don’t just read, though, do something afterward. 🙂

  1. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that will wear you out – it’s the pebble in your shoe”
    – Muhammad Ali
  2. “You know what the true definition of Hell is? It’s when you die, you get to meet the person you could have been.”
    – Frank Mir
  3. “‘HD’ stands for Hype or Die. It’s all or nothing, give me everything you’ve got or don’t even bother starting.”
    – Pat Barry
  4. “An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.”
    – Proverbs 24:26
  5. “We become what we think about.”
    –Earl Nightingale
  6. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.”
    –Charles Swindoll
  7. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
    –Alice Walker
  8. “Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
    –Pablo Picasso
  9. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
    –Mark Twain
  10. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.  That’s why we recommend it daily.”
    –Zig Ziglar
  11. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”
  12. “Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.”
    –Booker T. Washington
  13. “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.”
    –Helen Keller
  14. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
    –Booker T. Washington
  15. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”
    –Leonardo da Vinci
  16. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”
    –Benjamin Franklin
  17. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
    – Albert Einstein
  18. “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”
    –Chinese Proverb
  19. “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”
    –Roger Staubach
  20. “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”
    –Vincent van Gogh
  21. “If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.”
    –Abigail Van Buren
  22. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”
    –Farrah Gray
  23. “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.”
    –Oprah Winfrey
  24. “You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.”
    –Maya Angelou
  25. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”
    –Tony Robbins
  26. “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
    –Abraham Lincoln
  27. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
    –Henry Ford
  28. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”
    –Benjamin Franklin
  29. “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
    – 1 Corinthians 13:12-13

Many of these quotes can be found on Forbes “Top 100 Inspirational Quotes”. Be inspired today!

P.S. It’s going to drive my wife crazy that I left this post at 29 instead of an even 30… Do you have a quote that inspires you?

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