Inspirational Quotes by Famous People

I hope your focused! Because we have plenty of knowledge and wisdom in the form of inspirational quotes by famous people, for you to get through.

This is our full author index list of which new names are being added all the time. Included here are some of the greatest minds to have ever lived on this magnificent planet of ours.

Through quotations we can briefly share the inspirational thoughts from these giants of humanity. The wisdom gained throughout their own lifetimes, born often from failure and struggle before any success ever arrived, can help us improve our lives and provide motivation and inspiration to others.

Author Index of Quotes by Famous People  

"I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends." - Abraham Lincoln

"Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight." - Benjamin Franklin 

 "Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart." - Confucius

 "Human potential is the same for all…
If you have willpower, then you can change anything." - Dalai Lama

 "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"The truth is found when men are free to pursue it." - Franklin D. Roosevelt 

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, 
and what you do are in harmony." - Gandhi

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens;..." - Helen Keller 

  "No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess." - Isaac Newton

  "Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway." - John Wayne

    "The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention."
- Kahlil Gibran

"A well-spent day brings happy sleep." - Leonardo Da Vinci

  "I believe that everything happens for a reason…sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together" - Marilyn Monroe

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   "It is not beyond our power to create a world  in which all children
have access to a good education." 
- Nelson Mandela

Oprah Winfrey

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  "You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love - who you really are. And have the courage to do that." - Oprah Winfrey 

"Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself." - Plato

 "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 "Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant." - Socrates

  "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." - Thomas Jefferson

 "Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise." - Victor Hugo

If your going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill

Zig Ziglar

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 "If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost." - Zig Ziglar

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