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Author: Helen Keller
'The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.'


Author: Aristotle Onassis
'It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.'


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
'Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.'


Author: Bill Copeland
'Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell.'


Author: Joseph Campbell
'Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.'


Author: Audrey Hepburn
'I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is a'


Author: Martin Luther
'Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.'


Author: Jim Rohn
'Happiness is not something you postpone for the future it is something you design for the present.'


Author: Buddha
'Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.'


Author: Aristotle
'Hope is a waking dream.'


Author: Audrey Hepburn
'Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!'


Author: Buddha
'Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.'


Author: Muhammad Ali
'I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.''


Author: Pope John XXIII
'I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.'


Author: Nido Qubein
'Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go they merely determine where you start.'


Author: Jim Elliot
'God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.'


Author: Norman Vincent Peale
'Change your thoughts and you change your world.'


Author: Theodore Roosevelt
'Believe you can and you're halfway there.'


Author: Michael Jordan
'If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.'


Author: Rabindranath Tagore
'Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.'


Author: Plutarch
'What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.'


Author: Democritus
'Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.'


Author: Ronald Reagan
'We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.'


Author: Lao Tzu
'Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.'


Author: Jimmy Dean
'I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.'


Author: Leo Buscaglia
'The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.'


Author: Swami Sivananda
'Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.'


Author: Andre Gide
'Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'In a gentle way, you can shake the world.'


Author: Henry Rollins
'I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.'


Author: Warren Buffett
'Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.'


Author: Anne Frank
'Whoever is happy will make others happy too.'


Author: Napoleon Hill
'Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.'


Author: Max Lucado
'You change your life by changing your heart.'


Author: Amelia Barr
'It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.'


Author: Arthur Young
'God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.'


Author: Babe Ruth
'Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.'


Author: Robert Frost
'The best way out is always through.'


Author: Helen Keller
'Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.'


Author: Fulton J. Sheen
'Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?'


Author: Augustus Hare
'Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.'


Author: Richard Bach
'You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'A place for everything, everything in its place.'


Author: Edith Wharton
'There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.'


Author: Vincent McNabb
'Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.'


Author: Joyce Meyer
'A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.'


Author: Khalil Gibran
'Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.'


Author: Theodore Roosevelt
'With self-discipline most anything is possible.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.'


Author: William James
'Belief creates the actual fact.'


Author: Tony Robbins
'We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.'


Author: Plato
'Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.'


Author: William Bartram
'On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.'


Author: Alan Watts
'You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.'


Author: Tony Robbins
'It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.'


Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
'Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.'


Author: Arthur Balfour
'Enthusiasm moves the world.'


Author: Thomas Fuller
'If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?'


Author: Marcus Aurelius
'Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.'


Author: Han Suyin
'There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.'


Author: Tony Robbins
'Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.'


Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
'In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.'


Author: Michael Jackson
'Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.'


Author: Amelia Barr
'It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us in joy we face the storm and defy it.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.'


Author: Steve Jobs
'Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.'


Author: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
'When deeds speak, words are nothing.'


Author: Albert Camus
'Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.'


Author: Ben Okri
'The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.'


Author: Mary Kay Ash
'Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.'


Author: Ella Baker
'Give light and people will find the way.'


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
'Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.'


Author: Henry Ward Beecher
'Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.'


Author: Donald Cargill
'And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see.'


Author: Friedrich Schiller
'Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.'


Author: Mark Hopkins
'The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.'


Author: Wallis Simpson
'For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.'


Author: Thomas Fuller
'Great hopes make great men.'


Author: Henry Norris Russell
'Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.'


Author: William Ellery Channing
'Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.'


Author: Junipero Serra
'I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.'


Author: James Allen
'A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth people seek guidance of him who is master of h'


Author: Ken Hensley
'I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!'


Author: Richard Bach
'The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.'


Author: John Muir
'How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!'


Author: John Muir
'The power of imagination makes us infinite.'


Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
'I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.'


Author: Meister Eckhart
'A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn t'


Author: Pope Paul VI
'Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.'


Author: Pablo Neruda
'The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.'


Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick
'It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.'


Author: Audre Lorde
'I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.'


Author: Emile Zola
'The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.'


Author: Pope Paul VI
'Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.'


Author: Walt Whitman
'We convince by our presence.'


Author: Charles Morgan
'As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.'


Author: Hosea Ballou
'Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.'


Author: Sylvester Stallone
'I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.'


Author: Mattie Stepanek
'Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.'


Author: Joseph Wood Krutch
'It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.'


Author: Morgan Freeman
'Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance.'


Author: Phillips Brooks
'Happiness is the natural flower of duty.'


Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
'The authentic self is the soul made visible.'


Author: Taisen Deshimaru
'Think with your whole body.'


Author: Joseph Barber Lightfoot
'Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.'


Author: Jean Paul
'Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.'


Author: Ray Manzarek
'The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.'


Author: Friedrich Schiller
'Mankind is made great or little by its own will.'


Author: Amos Bronson Alcott
'Our ideals are our better selves.'


Author: John Maynard Keynes
'Ideas shape the course of history.'


Author: Aristophanes
'Let each man exercise the art he knows.'


Author: Bernard Williams
'Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.'


Author: Zane Grey
'I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.'


Author: David Cameron
'Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all h'


Author: Michael Gove
'The single most important thing in a child's performance is the quality of the teacher. Making sure a child spends the maximum amount of time with inspirational teachers is the most important thing.'


Author: Andrew Shue
'I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives.'


Author: Arlen Specter
'It's inspirational to see someone who is dying smile.'


Author: Cheryl James
'The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational.'


Author: Herman Cain
'One of the things that I did before I ran for president is I was a professional speaker. Not a motivational speaker - an inspirational speaker. Motivation comes from within. You have to be inspired. That's what I do. I inspire people, I inspire the public'


Author: Angie Stone
''Do What You Gotta Do' is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is whether you're up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone el'


Author: George Lucas
''Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. It's what they want.'


Author: Alexander McQueen
'Rap music's been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn't.'


Author: Harvey Weinstein
'I wanted to do something inspirational for my children.'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'I try not to put anything political on the forefront of what I'm trying to do creatively. At the same time, I do think it's wonderful when I hear people say that it's inspirational that I'm an Indian woman on camera. My life is very diverse, and my friend'


Author: Lynda Barry
'I do love to eavesdrop. It's inspirational, not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue, the way people talk.'


Author: Thomas Kincade
'I view art as an inspirational tool.'


Author: Snoop Dogg
'To me, the Seventies were very inspirational and very influential... With my whole persona as Snoop Dogg, as a person, as a rapper. I just love the Seventies style, the way all the players dressed nice, you know, kept their hair looking good, drove sharp '


Author: Peter Diamandis
'Space is an inspirational concept that allows you to dream big.'


Author: Rosie O'Donnell
'I think that the reason for my success is that I am really not aspirational. I am inspirational in that the people at home feel like they can really relate to me.'


Author: Brittany Murphy
'I think if there's something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn't have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please - not that it's not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for.'


Author: Steve Sabol
'Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and t'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'Almost every college playwright or sketch or improv comedian was sort of aware of Christopher Durang - even kids in high school. His short plays were so accessible to younger people and I think that was inspirational to me.'


Author: Russell Baker
'Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.'


Author: Smokey Robinson
'So I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that's exactly how I approached it - only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God.'


Author: Stephen Colbert
'I used to make up stuff in my bio all the time, that I used to be a professional ice-skater and stuff like that. I found it so inspirational. Why not make myself cooler than I am?'


Author: Anna Deavere Smith
'President Obama called for a 'we' nation in his Inauguration Address. Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is aspirational. It pricks the walls of our compartmentalized minds, opens our hearts and makes us brave. And that's what we need most in '


Author: Smokey Robinson
'Had I not come out with an inspirational CD, you perhaps would have never known that I feel like I feel, that all songs, all the music I've ever done is a gift from God.'


Author: Adriana Trigiani
'You never know when some small thing will lead to a big idea. Travel is very inspirational - but it's in the ordinary that I find my themes of love and work and family.'


Author: Max Weinberg
'I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He's the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I've ever seen. I like to be around people like that.'


Author: R. Kelly
'I am very conscious of who I am as an artist and as an inspirational person.'


Author: Robin Gibb
'When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.'


Author: Carter Burwell
'The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.'


Author: Amy Sedaris
'Books are challenging and inspirational to me.'


Author: Queen Elizabeth II
'What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern'


Author: Candice Swanepoel
'I'd like to one day be featured on a list of inspirational people who have made a difference in the world, whether it be helping underprivileged people or putting an end to the poaching of wildlife in Africa.'


Author: Michael D. Higgins
'I hope that at the end of the seven years, people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad, I look forward to representing Ireland.'


Author: Harry Seidler
'Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things that's all.'


Author: Smokey Robinson
'In fact, I wouldn't really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album.'


Author: Carol Ann Duffy
'I grew up in a bookless house - my parents didn't read poetry, so if I hadn't had the chance to experience it at school I'd never have experienced it. But I loved English, and I was very lucky in that I had inspirational English teachers, Miss Scriven and'


Author: Nigel Lythgoe
'Since we launched the original 'Pop Idol' in England, I've remained close with Simon Fuller. Working as executive producer on 'American idol' for its first seven years not only was an inspirational journey into the heart of American pop culture, it opened'


Author: Reggie Watts
'I think the end goal, hopefully, is to take advantage of the attention I've gotten along the way and use it for good and build some communities, and as I get older I can continue to do things and be surrounded by things that are inspirational to me.'


Author: James Iha
'I love a lot of the New York bands, but Patti Smith stands out. I just read 'Just Kids' and it's an inspirational, well-written account of an emerging New York artist in the late seventies.'


Author: Rodney Atkins
'Every song you're trying to find something that going to connect in different ways but for me the songs that I'm really drawn to are inspirational, songs that lift you and that everybody can relate to no matter where you're from.'


Author: Jack Youngblood
'Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.'


Author: Roma Downey
'This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.'


Author: Taylor Dayne
'My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse.'


Author: Lee Ritenour
'I've done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I'm onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album.'


Author: Steve Berry
'A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies - all of the things that quite literally make us who we are.'


Author: Ashthon Jones
'I love inspirational R&B, like Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson. I want to do that. That kind of music stays with you.'


Author: Boris Vallejo
'There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration.'


Author: Cheryl Crawford
'Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.'

 

 

 

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