100 Most Popular Motivational Sports Quotes Of All Time

1. “When I go out there, I have no pity on my brother. I am out there to win.”
– Joe Frazier

2. “During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball.”
– Mickey Mantle

3. “I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me piece of mind.”
– Peyton Manning

4. “Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.”
– Eddie Robinson

5. “You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.”
– J. Askenberg

6. “Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”
– Arnold Palmer

7. “Most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.”
– Brett Favre

8. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”
– Michael Jordan

9. “To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.”
– Picabo Street

10. “Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.”
– Lou Brock

11. “You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.”
– Homer Rice

12. “You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave–win or lose.”
– Gordie Howe

13. “My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.”
– Hank Aaron

14. “I didn’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on the field and be prepared to play a good game.”
– Tom Landry

15. “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”
– Herschel Walker

16. “Your biggest opponent isn’t the other guy. It’s human nature.”
– Bobby Knight

17. “If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.”
– Ronnie Lott

18. “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”
– Lou Holtz

19. “If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”
– Carl Lewis

20. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”
– Michael Jordan

21. “Make each day your masterpiece.”
– John Wooden

22. “Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.”
– Pat Riley

23. “Win If You Can, Lose If You Must, But NEVER QUIT!”
– Cameron Trammell

24. “Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”
– Mike Singletary

25. “If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.”
– Mario Andretti

26. “Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.”
– Ted Williams

27. “What do do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.”
– Dean Smith

28. “Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.”
– Larry Bird

29. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”
– Joe Namath

30. “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”
– Michael Phelps

31. “Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.”
– John Wooden

32. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”
– Lance Armstrong

33. “Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.”
– Phil Jackson

34. “The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”
– Joe Paterno

35. “Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.”
– William A. Ward

36. “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.”
– Satchel Paige

37. “Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do…but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there. ”
– Venus Williams

38. “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”
– Babe Ruth

39. “It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.”
– Evander Holyfield

40. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’”
– Muhammad Ali

41. “There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.”
– Pat Riley

42. “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”
– Jack Dempsey

43. “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
– Yogi Berra

44. “You’re never a loser until you quit trying.”
– Mike Ditka

45. “Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.”
– Jim Valvano

46. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.”
– Wayne Gretzky

47. “The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.”
– Wayne Gretzky

48. “Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.”
– Dan Gable

49. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
– Michael Jordan

50. “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”
– Vince Lombardi

51. “The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.”
– Ernie Banks

52. “Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.”
– Frank L. Gaines

53. “When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”
– Bill Shoemaker

54. “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.”41
– Jackie Joyner-Kersee

55. “I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.”
– Bruce Jenner

56. “A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.”
– Mary Lou Retton

57. “Number one is just to gain a passion for running. To love the morning, to love the trail, to love the pace on the track. And if some kid gets really good at it, that’s cool too.”
– Pat Tyson

58. “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.”
– Ross Perot

59. “You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself.”
– Larry Brown

60. “There may be people that have more talent than you, but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”99
– Derek Jeter

61. “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.”
– Ted Williams

62. “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.”
– Knute Rockne

63. “The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.”
– Ken Doherty

64. “An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”
– Emil Zatopek

65. “Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.”
– Mia Hamm

66. “When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.”
– Terry Bradshaw

67. “Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.”
– Doug Williams

68. “It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”
– Paul “Bear” Bryant

69. “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”
– Marv Levy

70. “I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.”
– Tom Landry

71. “Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”
– Laird Hamilton

72. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.”
– Bo Jackson

73. “I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.”
– Sandy Koufax

74. “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”
– Ben Hogan

75. “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”
– Rogers Hornsby

76. “Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”
– William James

77. “Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”
– Mike Singletary

78. “If at first you don’t succeed, you are running about average.”
– M.H. Alderson

79. “Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.”
– Liane Cardes

80. “Good is not good when better is expected.”
– Vin Scully

81. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”
– Tommy Lasorda

82. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.”
– Billie Jean King

83. “You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.”
– Herb Brooks

84. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time.”
– Don Zimmer

85. “If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.”
– Mark Spitz

86. “How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.”
– Lou Holtz

87. “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”
– Matt Biondi

88. “Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.”
– George F. Will

89. “The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.”
– Steve Young

90. “The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.”
– John Madden

91. “You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.”
– Arthur Ashe

92. “What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.”
– Andre Agassi

93. “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”
– Pele

94. “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. ”
– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

95. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”
– George Halas

96. “Stubbornness usually is considered a negative; but I think that trait has been a positive for me.”
– Cal Ripken Jr.

97. “You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.”
– Chris Evert

98. “When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.”
– Paul Brown

99. “The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special.”
– Eddie Reese

100. “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

100 Most Popular Thanksgiving Quotes | Best Thanksgiving Quotes

1. “Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.”
– Nigel Hamilton

2. “Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.”
– Henry Ward Beecher

3. “Our rural ancestors, with little blest, Patient of labour when the end was rest, Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, With feasts, and off’rings, and a thankful strain.”
– Alexander Pope

4. “He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.”
– J.A. Shedd

5. “Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.”
– Margaret

6. “Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

7. “If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.”
– Ina Garten

8. “But see, in our open clearings, how golden the melons lie; Enrich them with sweets and spices, and give us the pumpkin-pie!”
– Margaret Junkin Preston

9. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.”
– Melody Beattie

10. “Remember God’s bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!”
– Henry Ward Beecher

11. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
– Oprah Winfrey

12. “The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.”
– H.U. Westermayer

13. “Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.”
– E.P. Powell

14. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy

15. “I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” -Erma Bombeck

16. “It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.”
– Alistair Cooke

17. “Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.”
– J. Robert Moskin

18. “There is one day that is ours. There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much nearer to the porch the old pump looks than it used to. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.”
– O. Henry, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen

19. “I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.”
– Jon Stewart

20. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”
– W.T. Purkiser

21. “Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life… a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year — and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.”
– Ray Stannard Baker

22. “Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.”
– Johnny Carson

23. “Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

24. “All across America, we gather this week with the people we love to give thanks to God for the blessings in our lives.”
– George W. Bush

25. “You shouldn’t just give during Christmas and Thanksgiving you should be giving all the time.”
– Alcurtis Turner

26. “When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.”
– Sam Lefkowitz

27. “Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.”
– Kevin James

28. “I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.”
– Craig Ferguson

29. “The more we express thanks, the more gratitude we feel. The more gratitude we feel, the more we express thanks. It’s circular, and it leads to a happier life.”
– Steve Goodier

30. “Thanksgiving reminds us that no matter what befalls us in life, we can take the charred remnants and we can reconstruct a life unimaginably richer than that from which the shards and pieces fell.”
– Craig D. Lounsbrough

31. “Although Thanksgiving comes but once a year, every day should be a day of Thanks. Among all the challenges that we face as people with hearing loss there are certainly brighter moments in every day – moments that deserve to be recorded in our Gratitude Journal.”
– Monique Hammond

32. “Real ballplayers pass the stuffing by rolling it up in a ball and batting it across the table with a turkey leg.”
– Tom Swyers

33. “Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.”
– Amy Grant

34. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
– Charles Dickens

35. “My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which come from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which come from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green-bean casserole; and of course, pumpkin pie.”
– Douglas Conant

36. “On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.”
– Bobby Jindal

37. “My fondest memories are generally the day after Thanksgiving. I get the total decorating Christmas itch.”
– Katharine McPhee

38. “Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.”
– Joyce Giraud

39. “It’s like being at the kids’ table at Thanksgiving – you can put your elbows on it, you don’t have to talk politics… no matter how old I get, there’s always a part of me that’s sitting there.”
– John Hughes

40. “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”
– Irv Kupcinet

41. “Thanksgiving is America’s favorite holiday because it’s a time when we put aside our cares, much as the struggling Pilgrims did nearly four centuries ago, and eat a gut-busting meal without worrying about the ‘out years.’”
– David Ignatius

42. “But see, in our open clearings, how golden the melons lie; Enrich them with sweets and spices, and give us the pumpkin-pie!”
– Margaret Junkin Preston

43. “Coexistence: what the farmer does with the turkey — until Thanksgiving.”
– Mike Connolly

44. “Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet. Believe in man. Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place. There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.”
– Phillips Brooks

45. “And though I ebb in worth, I’ll flow in thanks.”
– John Taylor

46. “I suppose I will die never knowing what pumpkin pie tastes like when you have room for it.”
– Robert Brault

47. “Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.”
– P. J. O’Rourke

48. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”
– W.T. Purkiser

49. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.”
– Gerald Good

50. “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”
– W. Clement Stone

51. “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”
– William Blake

52. “Cooking Tip: Wrap turkey leftovers in aluminum foil and throw them out.”
– Nicole Hollander

53. “It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.”
– Phyllis Diller

54. “The Thanksgiving tradition is, we overeat. ‘Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?’ ‘But we do that every day!’ ‘Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?”
– Jim Gaffigan

55. “I’m from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I’m thankful for that.”
– Howie Mandel

56. “If you stand in the meat section at the grocery store long enough, you start to get mad at turkeys. There’s turkey ham, turkey bologna, turkey pastrami. Someone needs to tell the turkey, man, just be yourself.”
– Mitch Hedberg

57. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”
– Jim Davis

58. “Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother’s tasted better the day before.”
– Rita Rudner

59. “You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.”
– Jay Leno

60. “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”
– W. Clement Stone

61. “Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude.”
– Amy Leigh Mercree

62. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
– Oprah Winfrey

63. “On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.”
– William Jennings Bryan

64. “Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.”
– Joyce Giraud

65. “Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.”
– Willard Scott

66. “Thanksgiving, our eminent moral holiday, doesn’t have much for children. At its heart are conversation, food, drink, and fellowship – all perks of adulthood.”
– Rosecrans Baldwin

67. “And though I ebb in worth, I’ll flow in thanks.”
– John Taylor

68. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”
– Thornton Wilder

69. “Thanksgiving creates abundance.”
– Ann Voskamp

70. “Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour.”
– Augusten Burroughs

71. “When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.”
– Sam Lefkowitz

72. “Preparing and serving food had always been a joy, for it made her appreciate the abundance of the world.”
– Elizabeth Camden

73. “Family gathers to share good noise and good food. Gratitude abounds.”
– Richelle E. Goodrich

74. “’So what do we do?’ We do what all families do. Grin, bear it, and pass the mashed potatoes.””
– Heather Brewer

75. “Thanksgiving – fall’s finale. Best damn holiday of the year in my worldly estimation.”
– Carew Papritz

76. “Overeating at Thanksgiving is a case in point. It’s a national tradition.”
– Eric Samuel Timm

77. “It’s not too much food. This is what we’ve been training for our whole lives. This is our destiny, this is our finest hour.”
– Lorelai Gilmore

78. “Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.”
– Catherine Pulsifer

79. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”
– Oscar Wilde

80. “Forever on Thanksgiving Day The heart will find the pathway home.”
– Wilbur D. Nesbit

81. “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.”
– W.J. Cameron

82. “Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”
– Edward Sandford Martin

83. “I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.”
– Marcus Samuelsson

84. “Thanksgiving is America’s national chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty.”
– Michael Dresser

85. “A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.”
– Cicero

86. “What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?”
-Erma Bombeck

87. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”
– Willie Nelson

88. “My Thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence.”
– Henry David Thoreau

89. Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
– William Shakespeare

90. “What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?”
– Erma Bombeck

91. An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”
– Irv Kupcinet

92. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
– Charles Dickens

93. “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.”
– Dalai Lama

94. “Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.”
– Henry Van Dyke

95. “What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from.”
– Daniel Humm

96. “Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.”
– Franz Grillparzer

97. “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.”
– Robert Caspar Lintner

98. “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”
– Ernest Hemingway

99. “Once you start practicing being grateful and thankful for things, people, and events, you may notice that you start to attract more positive things, people, and events in your life.”
– Stephanie Conkle

100. “I can’t cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast.”
– Charlie Brown

20 Important Life Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Darkness cannot drive out darkness: Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: Only love can do that.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a constant attitude.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.
​​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls. ​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.


I have decided to stick to love … Hate is too great a burden to bear.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.​​
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


There comes a time when silence is betrayal.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​


No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​

We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
​- Martin Luther King Jr.​

20 Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.
​- Marilyn Monroe


We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.
​- Marilyn Monroe


If I’d observed all the rules I’d never have got anywhere.
​- Marilyn Monroe


Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
​- Marilyn Monroe


You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
​- Marilyn Monroe


In spite of everything life is not without hope.
​- Marilyn Monroe


All a girl really wants from a guy is for him to prove to her that they are not all the same. ​- Marilyn Monroe


Fear is stupid. So are regrets. ​- Marilyn Monroe


If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything. ​- Marilyn Monroe


I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it. ​- Marilyn Monroe


I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. ​- Marilyn Monroe


It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. ​- Marilyn Monroe


A girl doesn’t need anyone that doesn’t need her. ​- Marilyn Monroe


It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. ​- Marilyn Monroe


A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night. ​- Marilyn Monroe


I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else. ​- Marilyn Monroe


Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. ​- Marilyn Monroe


Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. ​- Marilyn Monroe


If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty. ​- Marilyn Monroe


Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world. ​- Marilyn Monroe


The 30 Most Inspirational Quotes Of All Time

Life is a beautiful journey and people choose different ways of life either good or bad. Some people try a different path of life and lead a life of sheer hard work and be persistence on anything they purse and set motivational examples for others.

Below are 31 selected motivational quotes for you which will help you lead a life of inspired moments. Don’t just read them but practice them to achieve success in your life.

1. Norman Vaughan – Big Dreams

“Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan


2. Winston Churchill – Tells How to Be a Success

“Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


3. Lao Tzu – Taking That First Step

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu


4. Ralph Waldo Emerson – the Importance of Action

“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


5. Gandhi – How to Change the World

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi


6. Dr. Robert Schuller – Being Tough

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Dr. Robert Schuller


7. Christopher Morley – True Success

“There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way.” – Christopher Morley


8. Helen Keller – Keeping the Best Outlook

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller


9. John Muir – Our Own Power

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” ~John Muir


10. Robert Frost – Making It Through Tough Times

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost


11. Cherie Gilderbloom – Dreaming While Awake

“The best dreams happen when you’re awake.” – Cherie Gilderbloom


12. John Wooden – Constructing a Masterpiece

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


13. T.S. Eliot – Starting Anew

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S. Eliot


14. Christopher Reeve – the Power of Hope

“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve


15. Muhammad Ali – Counting Days

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali


16. Charles Kettering – Failure as an Impossibility

“Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.” – Charles Kettering


17. Elizabeth Barrett Browning – How to Use Today

“Light tomorrow with today.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


18. Henry David Thoreau – Hitting the Target

“You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might.” – Henry David Thoreau


19. Norman Vincent Peale – Changing Your World

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale


20. Henry David Thoreau – the Cost of Everything

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau


21. Dalai Lama – Our True Purpose

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama


22. Frederick Douglass – What Struggle Means

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglas


23. Theodore Roosevelt – the Importance of Belief

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt


24. Mary Kay Ash – Overcoming Roadblocks

“When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” – Mary Kay Ash


25. Will Rogers – Keeping on the Right Track

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers


26. Teddy Roosevelt – How and Where to Start

“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Teddy Roosevelt


27. Jimmy Johnson – Giving That Little Extra

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson


28. Denise Brennan Nelson – Putting Things Off

“Someday is not a day of the week.” – Denise Brennan-Nelson


29. Albert Einstein – How to See What’s Coming

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein


30. Arthur Christopher Benson

“Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.” – Arthur Christopher Benson

31. A Negative Mind

A negative mind

“A negative mind will never give you a positive life.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour