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Top Inspirational Quotes of All Time

When life gives you lemons… You may have heard of the beginning of this inspiring quote so many times in your lifetime that you may have also used it twice or thrice to prove your point. Yes, cheesy as it may be, we have all been inspired, uplifted and basically moved on because of inspirational quotes.

We may have heard short inspirational quotes from a movie, from a book, in a song, from a legislator or from our dear parents who were there to provide us with a few words to lift our spirits. These quotes are here not just to inspire and motivate us but to remind us that we are all the same and we all need someone or even something to keep us moving and to keep aiming high.

Inspirational quotes remind us of what is important

Below are some of the top quotes that focus mainly on reminding us that there is something far more important in life: what is within us. These quotes tell us that we have to discover what’s inside us. The past, the present and the future do not matter. It’s what we can do that matters the most.

That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Henry Stanley Haskins

All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.

Walt Disney

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.

Charles R. Swindoll

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

Lao Tzu

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

Hasidic proverb

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.


Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.

William Shakespeare

Most inspirational quotes are made of famous people while some may be old as ancient proverbs. But it is not the age or how old the one who coined these words matter but how these were able to entice something out of a person.

Something that made him do great things, create unbelievable things and to never stop dreaming. Man will continue to create things and to solve problems that most people never knew existed but one thing's for sure. There will always be a word or a set of words that somehow will make a difference. You have it in you, the power to create and solve.

Having a deep belief in your abilities and your talents, as mentioned in most inspirational quotes, will go a long way.