Inspirational Quotes

“Life gives answers in three ways; it says yes and gives whatever you want, it says no and gives you something better or it says wait and gives you the best.”
Author Unknown

“While you’re throwing dirt, you’re losing ground.”
Letha Watts – Submitted

“The world offers everyone opportunities; the big opportunity – to struggle; to learn to take in; the bigger opportunity – to use it; to use it with humility or the biggest opportunity – to give back; to give back more than taken in.”
Written in 2007 by Hem Agrawal – India

“Life is about understanding who you are and being honest with yourself and others. One of the most important questions one can ask is…’What am I pretending not to see in my life?’”
Author Unknown

“Let the best be your friends. If they must know the ebb of your tide, let them know its flood also.”
Author Unknown

“Just as you cannot freeze the cubes of your choice in an ice tray, without freezing the others – you cannot numb yourself to bad feelings without numbing yourself to all of the good.”
Copyright © 2007 Angel Logan

“No matter how far you have travelled on the wrong road, you can turn back.”
Author Unknown

“Prayer may not change things for you, but it for sure changes you for things.”
Samuel M. Shoemaker

“Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. The more we seek gratitude, the more reason the angels will give us for gratitude and joy to exist in our lives.”
Terry Lynn Taylor

“I am a small man who has learnt to live an ordinary life in all extra-ordinary situations.”
Written in 2009 by Sandeep Kumar – United Arab Emirates

“I not only use all the brains I have but all that I can borrow.”
Woodrow Wilson

“Achieving power, fame or fortune at the expense of one’s own credibility and blissfulness is a far too expensive price to pay.”
Copyright © 2008 Michael Levy

“Assume Nothing; Assume only Love.”
Copyright © 1998 Paul Hernanz

“Wisdom is something that you gain from experience.
You get by trying until your body and mind aches from fatigue.
It can’t be gotten by throwing a net over life to try to get it.”
Author Unknown

“Loneliness is the one true thing you can not share.
For once you do, it’s gone.”
Copyright © 2000 K. Pytlik

“In life, to face your fear is to have won.
For facing your fear is fear all done.”
Copyright © 2000 Matt Twigge

“If you try, it will make your life change.”
Author Unknown – Submitted by Tae Ho K. – Maryland

“To Wish Is To Waste.
To Dream Is To Design.
To Do Is Creation Of The Dream!”
Copyright © 1996 Judson S. Weekly

“Things happen only when somebody makes them happen.”
Copyright © 2000 Manoj Kakkar

“It is better to crawl in the right direction than run in the wrong.”
Father Glen

“Life is not an obstacle course…it’s a dance lesson.
It’s okay to make a mistake,
As long as you keep dancing
And focus on enjoying the people you’re dancing with;
Even if you’re waltzing and they’re doing the lambada!”
Copyright © 1986 Suzanne Hoechstetter

“Sometimes you have to look reality in the eye and deny it.”
Garrison Keillor

“You are never alone.”
Author Unknown

“Because I can and I am not afraid.”
Gene Abella

“If there were never any clouds,
How could we ever appreciate the sun?”
Author Unknown

“A little encouragement can build a person’s life and set them up for greater things to come, yet the smallest bit of criticism will kill a person’s self esteem and hold them back from achieving the great things they could.

“So the next time you are about to criticize someone, remember you could be changing their future! And the next time you receive criticism that kills your motivation, do not accept it! Draw on hope, faith and the truths we know are in us. REMEMBER…The tongue has the power of life and death….”
Copyright © 2000 Dazza DeSeymour

“The goal is not to limit the losses,
But to maximize the risks.”
Author Unknown

“I believe, I believe, I believe. Tell yourself that “I believe in myself, my ability as well as capability” thrice before a hurdle, then, you are ready to conquer it!”
Copyright © 2000 Lauren Lauren

” There is an older person up there ahead of you,
That you ought to know.
That person looks like you, talks like you, walks like you.
That person has your eyes, your nose, your chin.

And whether he or she is successful or not,
Respects you or despises you
Or is hungry or comfortable depends on you.

You make that person!
That is you:
10 years 20 years 30 years from now!”
Author Unknown – Submitted

“I believe, I believe, I believe. Tell yourself that “I believe in myself, my ability as well as capability” thrice before a hurdle, then, you are ready to conquer it!”
Copyright © 2000 Lauren Lauren

“When you make a mistake of adding the date to the right side of the accounting statement, you must add it to the left side too.”
Accountant’s Maxim

“Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.”
Ambrose Bierce

“Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it, and that’s true anywhere in the world.”
Andrew Young

“I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it’s somebody else’s secretary, fine.”
Barry Goldwater

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”
Bob Hope

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“There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can’t do any business from there.”
Colonel Sanders

“Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes.”
Dave Barry

“There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.”
David Letterman

“The two most beautiful words in the English language are ‘check enclosed’”
Dorothy Parker

“Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.”
Earl Wilson

“In the dog-eat-dog economy, the Doberman is boss.”
Edward Abbey

“Advertising is legalized lying.”
H. G. Wells

“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.”
Howard Aiken

“If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem.”
J. Paul Getty

“We were hoping to build a small profitable company; and of course, what we’ve done is build a large, unprofitable company.”
Jeff Bezos (1964-) U.S. Businessman

“If you break 100, watch your golf. If you break 80, watch your business.”
Joey Adams

“Behind every successful man lurks a truly amazed ex-mother-in-law.”
John Chrusciel

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.”
Johnny Carson

“Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.”
Karl Marx

“I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own.”
Les Dawson

“You don’t want another Enron? Here’s your law: If a company, can’t explain, in ONE SENTENCE….what it does….it’s illegal.”
Lewis Black

“There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.”
Mary Little

“The first thing a new employee should do on the job is learn to recognize his boss’ voice on the phone.”
Martin Buxbaum

“The company accountant is shy and retiring. He’s shy a quarter of a million dollars. That’s why he’s retiring.”
Milton Berle

“We owe a lot to Thomas Edison – if it wasn’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.”
Milton Berle

“A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history – with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.”
Mitch Ratliffe

“There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.”
Peter Drucker