Inspirational Sentences & Sayings You Can Use Today

What are some inspirational sentences?

Inspirational sentences are words of wisdom that can inspire or motivate you.

They can be said by respected leaders, sayings that your grandparents told you or quotes that catch your heart and change the way you think about life.



Inspirational Sentences & Quotes

Here is a list of some inspirational sentences and quotes which you can use often when you require a little encouragement or inspiration:


“The only opinion about your dream that really counts is yours. The negative comments of others merely reflect their limitations – not yours.” Cynthia Kersey


“The problem in my life and other people’s lives is not the absence of knowing what to do, but the absence of doing it.” Peter Drucker


“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.” John Foster Dulles


“The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going.” David Starr Jordan


“It isn’t sufficient just to want – you’ve got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.” Franklin D. Roosevelt


“Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.” Og Mandino


“One step back does not mean defeated. It just means that you will take the same step forward again but wiser.” Jossie Estrella


“Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.” Wayne Dyer


“When you accept yourself, the whole world accepts you.” Lao Tzu


“No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Never let yesterday use up today.” Richard H. Nelson


“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” Nora Roberts


“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.” James Allen


“Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.” Michael Landon


“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” Moliere


“You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person.” Scott Sorrell


“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” William Faulkner


“You have two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” Denis Waitley


“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” Bernard Meltzer


“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Booker T. Washington


“I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.” Thomas Edison


“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.” Mary Kay Ash


“For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real.” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


“We know what we are but know not what we may be.” William Shakespeare


“A man may fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.” J. Paul Getty


“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” Ambrose Redmoon


“People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they develop a greater vision for their lives.” Stedma


“One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.” Lewis Carroll


“Dreaming is wonderful, goal setting is crucial, but action is supreme. To make something great happen you must get busy and make it happen.” Greg Werner


“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.” Coleman Hawkins


“Do what you can with what you have where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt


“It’s not what you do once in a while, it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.” Jenny Craig


“The principles you live by create the world you live in; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world.” Blaine Lee


“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller


“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” Napoleon Hill


“There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.” Wayne Dyer


“I used to say, ‘I sure hope things will change.’ Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change.” Jim Rohn


“A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.” Desiderius Erasmus


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt


“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.” Jim Rohn


“Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else.” Wayne Dyer


“If you are clear about what you want, the world responds with clarity.” Loretta Staples


“Before you can score you must first have a goal.” Proverb


“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” Oprah Winfrey


“Little by little, one travels far.” J. R. R. Tolkien


“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” Lao Tzu


“Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson


“If you always give you will always have.” Chinese Proverb


“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” Mike Murdock


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