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Inspirational Thoughts To Start Your Day


Quotes to Inspire You

  • It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare to attempt them, but they are difficult because we do not dare to say so. ~ Seneca ~
  • We aim above the mark to hit the mark. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
  • Success can happen anytime. ~ Unknown ~
  • Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe. ~Claudia Black~
  • I am unlimited. I take responsibility for my life. My every action is a conscious choice. I can accomplish anything good that I truly set my mind on. I keep focus, and persevere. ~Jonathan Lockwood Huie ~
  • We can achieve anything in life - the only limiting factors are in our own thoughts. ~ Unknown ~
  • Happiness depends upon ourselves. ~ Aristotle ~
  • Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like no one is watching. ~Randall G. Leighton ~
  • A smile from you, can bring happiness to anyone, even if they don't like you. ~Unknown~
  • A man is but a product of his thoughts; what he thinks, that he becomes. ~ Mohandas K. Gandhi ~
  • Make every day count. Appreciate every moment and take from it everything you possibly can, for you may never be able to experience it again. ~Unknown~
  • You must feel confident enough within your own self to follow your own dreams. ~Unknown~
  • Take a giant step toward your dreams: Believe! ~ Unknown ~


Inspirational Quotes

  • Pretending takes practice; being you comes natural. ~ Oladipopu Olufowora ~
  • The work praises the man. ~ Irish Proverb ~
  • Positive thinking gets positive results. ~ Unknown ~
  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius ~
  • There is more to us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less. ~Kurt Hahn ~
  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. ~ Albert Schweitzer ~
  • Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. ~ Japanese Proverb ~
  • The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind. ~William James ~
  • If you can dream it, you can do it. ~Walt Disney ~
  • Confidence is half of victory. ~ Yiddish Proverb ~
  • I find that the harder I work, the more luck I have. ~ Thomas Jefferson ~
  • The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching. ~ Dennis Green ~
  • Be thankful for what you have, you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have you will never, ever have enough. ~ Oprah Winfrey ~
  • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~George Bernard Shaw ~
  • There are only two ways of living your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is. ~ Albert Einstein ~
  • Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. ~ George Bernard Shaw ~
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Inspirational Thoughts For Every Day of the Month

  1. Identify what you want and go for it.
  2. Even if you are on the right track you will get run over if you just sit there.
  3. Start counting your blessings and soon you'll have more than you can count.
  4. Life is not a rehearsal. Don't leave it without giving it your all.
  5. As one person you cannot change the world, but you can change the world of one person.
  6. Opportunity is available for everyone - all you have to do is grab it.
  7. Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.
  8. Laugh at your mistakes and praise yourself for learning from them.
  9. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than the things you did.
  10. Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
  11. The difference between can and cannot is only three little letters.
  12. When odds are one in a million, be that one.
  13. Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
  14. Your only limits are self imposed.
  15. When you reach the end of your rope, tie and knot in it and hang on.
  16. People will forget what you said and they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
  17. If we make the most of opportunities, opportunities will make the most of us.
  18. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
  19. What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.
  20. Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
  21. You do not have to live up to anyone else's expectations. You only have to be the best you that you can be.
  22. For magic to happen in your life, you must believe in magic.
  23. Happy thoughts fill your life with happiness.
  24. Success is a state of mind. If you want success start thinking of yourself as a success.
  25. You are capable of much more than you are thinking, imagining, or being.
  26. Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching?
  27. If you love life, life will love you back.
  28. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
  29. The good you do comes back to you.
  30. Life is a gift. Never take it for granted.
  31. If you're going through hell, keep on moving.

Inspirational Facts of Life

  • The only constant in life is change.
  • You are special and unique in your own way.
  • Whatever you tolerate you will not change.
  • A smile from you will brighten another's day.
  • Everyone wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
  • Everything happens for a reason.
  • Everyone makes mistakes.
  • A person is responsible for their own happiness.
  • Wishing never makes it so.
  • There is always a choice.
  • You mean the world to someone.
  • There is not another you.

© 2012 Susan Hazelton


GrannieAnnie on November 16, 2014:

It is amazing how much I get done when I don't care who takes credit for the positive outcomes. Faith in God who never lets me down empowers me to be all I can be.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on September 04, 2012:

DSteelman, I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the comment.

DSteelman from Bucks County, PA on September 03, 2012:

Really enjoyed this. Thanks for posting.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on March 20, 2012:

Chris, it seems tro make you're whole day good.

Chris Achilleos on March 19, 2012:

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Same here :)

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on March 19, 2012:

Chris, thanks you for your ratings. I like to start my day on a good note.

Chris Achilleos on March 18, 2012:

Very inspirational hub :) Thanks for sharing these wonderful quotes. Voted up, useful, beautiful and sharing :)

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on March 08, 2012:

Nare Anthony, there are some days when that single thought keeps a person going. I am glad you enjoyed it.

Nare Gevorgyan on March 07, 2012:

Ohhh yeah!!!!!! Reading this at the exact moment :D

"You mean the world to someone." - really inspires!!! Thanks!

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 20, 2012:

Dim, I'm glad you liked it. That quote is absolutely true.

Dim Flaxenwick from Great Britain on February 19, 2012:

This was great. If I remember nothing else from this hub, I will always remember that happiness brings success, not the other way around. Wonderful. Thank you.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 19, 2012:

RedElf, I actually read quotes to remind myself how lucky I am. I'm so glad they helped you through an off time.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 19, 2012:

acaetnna, thanks. I love quotes. They tell us so much about a person.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 19, 2012:

europewalker, you have chosen a wonderful quote. I agree, everyone should live by it.

RedElf from Canada on February 18, 2012:

Thanks so much. I really needed to read this tonight! Some of these quotations are old favorites, but sometimes I need to be reminded just how valid they are.

acaetnna from Guildford on February 18, 2012:

What an amazing collection of inspirational quotes. Voting up and pressing those buttons too. I shall also bookmark this so that I may refer to it time and again. Brilliant work in my opinion, thank you so much.

europewalker on February 17, 2012:

Wonderful collection of quotes. Everyone should have this one memorized,

"Make every day count. Appreciate every moment and take from it everything you possibly can, for you may never be able to experience it again."

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 14, 2012:

Movie Master, that particular quote goes right to the heart of things. How true it is that if you pretend you have to constantly be on guard - remember everything you say.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 14, 2012:

Eiddwen, I love quotes myself, especially inspirational ones.

Enelle, there are days when I need a pick me up. Thanks for reading.

Susan Hazelton (author) from Northern New York on February 14, 2012:

Millionairte Tips, I'd love to see your quilt. Maybe you could do a hub about it.

Casey, it is a good choice. If we aim above our goal, even if we fall short we come close.

Movie Master from United Kingdom on February 14, 2012:

What a fantastic collection of inspirational quotes, my favourite is 'Pretending takes practice; being you comes natural'

I'm bookmarking to refer to again, many thanks and voted up.

best wishes MM

Enelle Lamb from Canada's 'California' on February 13, 2012:

Those are some great inspirational thoughts Gals! Positive reinforcement for the days we need a little boost. Great hub!

Eiddwen from Wales on February 13, 2012:

Well KoffeeKlatchGals,what a gem and I love quotes so this one was a treat.

Take care and I vote up.


Casey Strouse from Phoenix, Arizona on February 12, 2012:

My favorite's the Emerson quote.

Shasta Matova from USA on February 12, 2012:

These are great! I really enjoy inspirational quotes. I even have made a quilt with inspirational quotes on them.

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