Great quotes to inspire and motivate

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  • I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, & grow brave by reflection.- Thomas Paine
  • Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances. – Benjamin Franklin
  • If you love life, don’t waste time. Time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee
  • Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Rohn
  • There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. – Norman Vincent Peale
  • Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. – Benjamin Franklin
  • Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. – Paul Bryant
  • Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. – Jim Rohn
  • All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. – Samuel Butler
  • The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. – Marcus Aurelius
  • If a man does his best, what else is there? -George Patton
  • Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in 2 small jumps. – David Lloyd George
  • We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing. – Bukowski
  • Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. – Mother Teresa
  • We are happy in proportion to the things we can do without. – Henry David Thoreau
  • If you know the why, you can live any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • The highest reward for a man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it. – John Ruskin
  • The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. – Benjamin Disraeli
  • If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. – Fred DeVito
  • To succeed is to accept the world as it is and rise above it. – Michael Korda
  • A goal is not always meant to be reached. It often serves simply as something to aim at. – Bruce Lee
  • Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. – Phillips Brooks
  • If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. – John Irving
  • Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out. – Anton Chekhov
  • Wherever you are – be all there. – Jim Elliot

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