Fifteen Inspirational Quotes That Will Make You Think

December 7, 2017

Creating a life you love takes a lot of courage and the willingness to face your fears. All too often, people do not go after what they want, because they are afraid of failure or the unknown.

But if you truly want to make your life an adventure, it is important that you be honest with yourself about what you may not be willing to face. Having a goal is a start, but to take the action necessary to accomplish it is going to require that you get a little uncomfortable and try new things.

One of the best ways to get you psyched up is by reading inspirational quotes and phrases. These words have the power to put your mind in a peak state that makes it much more conducive to take chances and face your fears.

Here are some quotes about success, positive thinking, and facing adversity:

  1. The people who succeed the most are the people who have failed the most, because they are people who have tried the most. – Unknown
  2. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. – Joyce Brothers
  3. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller
  4. There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. – Ray Goforth
  5. Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. – Francesca Reigler
  6. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. – Pele
  7. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
  8. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison
  9. Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It is quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it is not at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that is where you will find success. – Thomas J. Watson
  10. With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. – Dr. Wayne W Dyer
  11. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller
  12. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell
  13. People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy. – Tony Robbins
  14. Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. – Paulo Coelho
  15. We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. – Robin Sharma

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