Monday, October 13, 2008

54 Inspirational Quotes To Jumpstart Your Day

A nice collection of inspirational quotes from Alex Shalman -- seems like a useful thing on a Monday.

One of my favorite ways to lift my spirits and infuse my body with energy is to read a few motivational words from the experts. It gives me some food for thought, channels my creativity in the right direction, and gets me pumped up to take over the day. Here are 54 of my favorite quotes.

You can read them all at once, or separate them for each week of the year. Read them in the morning, on the weekends, or as part of a weekly review. Put a post-it note on your wall, carry them in your pocket or write them on your hand.

1. Stephen Covey

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.”

2. Thomas Edison

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

3. Seneca

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.”

4. Napolean Hill

“What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

5. Claudia Black

“Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.”

6. Virgil

“They can because they think they can.”

7. Buddha

“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength, but through persistence.”

8. Francis Bacon

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”

9. George Dana Boardman

“Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny.”

10. Albert Einstein

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.”

Go read the other 44 quotes.

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