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Top 15 Inspirational Quotations

Get inspired and lift your spirits with these positive quotations that will surely stimulate your soul and perhaps motivate your mind...

  • "No bird soars too high if he soars on his own wings."
    -- William Blake

  • "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
    -- Les Brown

  • "Genius is 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration."
    -- Thomas Edison

  • "Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom."
    -- Albert Einstein

  • "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within."
    --Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Act as though what you do makes a difference. It does."
    -- William James

  • "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one."
    -- Ellen Hubbard

  • "One can make a day of any size, and regulate the rising and the setting of his own sun and the brightness of its shining."
    -- John Muir

  • "It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks."
    -- Theodore Roosevelt

  • "Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."
    -- Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, Live the life you've imagined."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  • "If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!"
    -- Jonathan Winters

  • "What does not kill me makes me stronger. "
    -- JohannWolfgang von Goethe

  • "We all have ability. The difference is how we use it."--
    Stevie Wonder

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    Meet The Mail's inspirational Christmas Stars  NW Evening Mail

    DOZENS of nominations have poured in for The Mail's Christmas Star nominations to honour the kindest and bravest youngsters in Barrow, Furness…

    Destination Puerto Rico: Selected as Inspirational Partner | Travel News  Travel News | eTurboNews

    A recent designation aligns Destination Puerto Rico with other select companies who maintain a loyal partnership and provide outstanding *service* in the event ...

    9 Inspirational Quotes From Jennifer Lopez's 'Second Act' Movie  Billboard

    Jennifer Lopez is wrapping up 2018 with an empowering new movie called Second Act. Check out nine inspirational quotes from it here.

    Inspirational LGBTI talk avoids China censors and goes viral  Gay Star News

    More than one million people in China have watched an online inspirational talk about LGBTI rights despite a government ban on homosexual *content*.

    Ohio State University autumn graduates earn degrees, hear inspirational address  The Ohio State University News

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University awarded 3754 degrees during autumn commencement ceremonies on Sunday. That's the most degrees for an ...

    Inspirational quotes: 10 motivational quotes to encourage you this week  TODAY

    Today's One Small Thing Instagram account has some quotes to remind you that you got this.

    Themes This Year: School Culture, Student Behavior And Inspirational Teaching  KQED

    Looking back at the most popular articles published on MindShift offers an interesting glimpse into the concerns, aspirations and focus areas for educators.

    Letter: Inspirational space program | Politics-national  Arizona Daily Star

    Re: the Dec. 16 section "Moonshot at 50." Thanks for a terrific 50th anniversary section about the U.S. Apollo program! I wish to emphasize a major, long-lasting ...

    11 Inspirational Quotes from George H.W. Bush

    From his mild-mannered facade, few would have guessed that George H.W. Bush led such an eventful life: he served as a WWII combat pilot for the Navy, ...

    'Lit From Within' An Inspirational Evening for Winter Solstice  Bangor Daily News

    NORTHEAST HARBOR — The Northeast Harbor Library will hold a music and poetry inspiration, “Lit From Within” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 in the Mellon Room ...

    Inspirational Moray five-year-old preparing for special Christmas after spending last year's big day in intensive care unit  Press and Journal

    After spending Christmas last year in an intensive care unit with a Chinese takeaway, a north-east youngster is preparing for an extra special festive season.

    Stars from Jodie Whittaker to Harry Maguire help give inspirational kids trip of lifetime  Mirror Online

    British Airways enlisted the help of stars from Jodie Whittaker to Harry Maguire to give four inspirational children the trip of a lifetime.

    New inspirational messages can be seen at Pleasant Lea Middle School  Kansas City Star

    Students participated from Pleasant Lea Middle School, Lee's Summit High School, Lee's Summit West High School and Summit Technology Academy in putting ...

    Inspirational Lincolnshire teenager gets the best news for Christmas  Lincolnshire Live

    An inspirational teenager who was fighting his second cancer diagnosis has been given the all clear for Christmas. Lewis Smith, 16, was first diagnosed with ...

    Christmas kindness: Inspirational & infectious

    Give this Christmas season. Give to a homeless shelter, veterans' home or animal shelter. And if can't give, just help someone.

    40 Inspirational Quotes For Every Educator And Entrepreneur  Forbes

    These 40 quotes demonstrate how education, entrepreneurship, and innovation can and should come together to best support all learners around the world.

    10 inspirational quotes to get you through this week  TODAY

    These motivational quotes will keep you feeling happy and positive all week long. Share them with friends and family as your quote of the day.

    Portia White an inspirational Nova Scotian voice

    The human voice has an amazing power — to communicate, to thrill, to inspire. And Portia White (1911-1968) had one heck of a voice.

    Cut-and-Paste Shrines  Slate

    Rabbit Holes is a recurring series in which writers pay homage to the diversity and ingenuity of the ways we procrastinate now. To pitch your personal rabbit hole ...

    Remembering Tim Wainwright, a talented artist who did inspirational work on cancer  The Telegraph

    It was with great sadness that I learned, last week, of the death of Tim Wainwright. Tim, who died at the age of 64, was a supremely talented video and ...

    Former veteran officer pens inspirational book | News  FOX10 News

    A former, veteran police officer, and investigator is passing on inspirational words of wisdom from his own soapbox.

    10 Inspirational Podcasts That Will Make You Better  Inc.

    Daily life can wear you down. Have you ever had a day where nothing goes right? Your spouse yells at you, you fight with your teenager, your boss criticizes ...

    Bradford Dudley Hill welcome back inspirational club legend  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

    BRADFORD Dudley Hill have appointed Paul Baxter as head coach following the departure of former stalwart Anthony Huby.

    'True warrior and inspirational' ice hockey hero dies aged 40  Wales Online

    Scott Matzka died on Sunday surrounded by his family and friends.

    2020: Claire McCaskill Implies Warren, Harris Not 'Inspirational' Candidates  Breitbart News

    Sen. Claire McCaskill says she is "not sure" whether Deemocrat Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris can win Missouri in 2020.

    Diane Warren Explains Her Trilogy of Inspirational Movie Songs, From ‘The Hunting Ground’ to ‘RBG’  TheWrap

    Diane Warren is participating in TheWrap's third annual songwriting panel on Monday night at the Dolby Screening Room Hollywood Vine. A version of this story ...

    Kevin Bridges Gave 'Inspirational' Team Talk Before Celtic Vs Ireland Game

    Comedian Kevin Bridges gave a team talk to the Celtic dressing room before the Glasgow side played an Ireland XI in Scott Brown's testimonial back in May.

    Ahab’s Inspiration  New York Times

    WEDNESDAY PUZZLE — The constructor Seth A. Abel, whose name neatly anagrams to “beats heal” despite his choice in his notes below, has returned after a ...

    Summerella’s social media takeover is for inspirational purposes only  Rolling Out

    Social media "it" girl Summerella gives a snapshot into the mentality of a social media phenom.

    Eric Chifunda's New Book 'Selected Inspirational Quotes' is a Collection of Quotes That May Help One Gain Deeper Spiritual Insight Into Day-to-Day Life  NEWSTAGE

    NEW YORK - December 19, 2018 - ( Chifunda, an actor and an artist who intertwines visionary, abstract, and representational forms geared.

    Women's march organizers need some divine inspiration  New Jersey Herald

    As a woman who immersed herself in the lives of the saints growing up, I have a unique perspective on the modern feminist movements we're seeing today ...

    Fe del Mundo's "Inspirational" Harvard Achievements Weren't Well Documented  Inverse

    Several stories memorializing Google Doodle honoree Dr. Fe del Mundo on Tuesday recalled the moment the Filipino physician became the first female student ...

    Last-minute gift inspiration  WJLA

    Tick tock! There are only a few days left to get those presents under the tree. Lifestyle expert Valerie Greenberg returned with last-minute gift inspiration for ...

    40 Inspirational Russell Brand Quotes On Success  Wealthy Gorilla

    Russell Brand is an English actor, comedian, and radio host. We've put together this collection of the best Russell Brand quotes.

    Find out how making kids’ furniture can be inspirational, in new woodworking book  St. Paul Pioneer Press

    Are you looking for a post-holiday project? Do you like to work with wood? Does your son or daughter need bookshelves? Then you'll want to hop over to the ...

    Stony Creek's inspirational bell ringer leads campaign to save historic structure

    Josh Greenvall started ringing the bells at Stony Creek Church on the first anniversary of 9-11.

    Traditional lighting of menorah takes on new, inspirational meaning at Gathering Place  Tulsa World

    With heavy coats and warm hearts, Tulsa's Jewish community met at the Gathering Place on Tuesday night for a menorah lighting on the third night of Hanukkah.

    Inspiration Healthcare Signs Agreement To Develop...  Morningstar

    LONDON (Alliance News) - Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC on Tuesday said it has signed an exclusive agreement with US-based university for the world ...

    Texans' Tyrann Mathieu surprises state-bound Marshall with inspirational talk  Houston Chronicle

    Tyrann Mathieu lost two of his closest friends when he was in college — one of them to gun violence — so he knows all too well what Fort Bend Marshall's ...

    ‘Happy Days’ Cast Remembers Penny Marshall: “Her Talent And Inspiration Is Evergreen”  Deadline

    In statements given to Deadline, Happy Days stars remembered Penny Marshall, who died on Monday. She starred in the sitcom's spinoff Laverne & Shirley.

    Many unique offerings attract large crowd to La Juntas Inspiration Field  La Junta Tribune Democrat

    Some clever ideas and handmade items were on display at A Holiday Gift Affair, Saturday at Inspiration Field. There was quite a crowd and local people showed ...

    How the inspirational former First Lady Michelle Obama became our No1 woman  The Sun

    No longer in a supporting role, Michelle Obama is conquering the world with her best selling book and tour.

    All the Other Notable Dances 'Fortnite' May Have Pulled Inspiration From  Complex

    BlocBoy JB, 2 Milly, and others have already called out 'Fortnite' and its creator Epic Games for allegedly co-opting their dances.

    A journey toward spiritual connection - Drawing inspiration from art  Orlando Sentinel

    His eyes can focus on a single movement on his computer screen for hours. After a while, the fluorescent light starts to hurt his eyes from rendering animations ...

    Healthy U 'Night of Inspiration' Set for Jan. 3

    The Healthy U 'Night of Inspiration' is set for Thursday, January 3 at Smith-Cotton Junior High School Auditorium.

    Browns drew inspiration from Kobe Bryant's pregame message in Denver

    The Cleveland Browns drew inspiration from Kobe Bryant's pregame message in Denver.

    Spreading Cheer By Donating Homemade Inspirational Books To Operation: Good Things  WSYR

    A big thank you to everyone who helps NewsChannel 9 with Operation: Good Things. By giving a gift donors make the holidays a little brighter for many children ...

    Trans woman speaks of cousin's inspirational words before receiving moko - 'This is us cuz'  TVNZ

    Two Māori women are committed to wearing their moko.

    Marklin Candle: Spiritual Inspiration from Bees  New Hampshire Public Radio

    Since 1985, Martin Marklin has purchased over 250000 pounds of beeswax to make liturgical candles. When he realized how little he knew about the creatures.

    Trump leads tributes to 'inspirational' George Bush

    WORLD figures including the Queen paid tribute to former US president George HW Bush, who died on Friday aged 94.

    Last-minute holiday shopping inspiration with Hilton Honors

    If you haven't finished your holiday shopping, you are not alone! A new study says nearly 1/3 of Americans wait until the week before Christmas to do their ...

    Meet the inspirational couple who run a secret soup kitchen which feeds 100 people every week  Devon Live

    The Exeter Sunday Stew Run is the ONLY one of its kind in the country.

    4-Legged Burn Survivors Become Inspirational Firehouse Dogs

    In what seem to be ideal win-win situations, two dogs that survived severe burns have been adopted by fire departments in Florida. They not only serve as fire ...

    LOCAL HISTORY: Winter Wonderland: The inspiration behind the song  Wayne Independent

    The song Winter Wonderland has been a holiday standard for more than 70 years. The fact that its lyrics were written by a Wayne County, Pa. man, Richard B.

    Letter: An inspirational act of kindness  Evansville Courier & Press

    I am not sure what motivated her to put forth such generosity but she just added to the gentleman in need, “it is my pleasure to help and Merry Christmas to you.”

    Couple Adopts Three Siblings in Inspirational, Real-Life Drama  Town Topics

    By Kam Williams. ALL TOGETHER NOW: From left, Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) Wagner form an Instant Family when they adopt siblings Lizzy ...

    21 Inspirational Giving Tuesday 2018 Instagram Captions To Help You Celebrate This Charitable Day  Bustle

    Before we have a chance to recover from our turkey induced sleepiness, we're enticed out of bed for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. While enamored ...

    7 inspirational quotes from George HW Bush | Articles | Home  PR Daily

    The former president was remembered as a decent man of public *service* and grace even in defeat. His words have much to offer communicators and PR pros.

    A year later, Ryan Shazier remains inspirational for Steelers  Tribune-Review

    One year ago, Ryan Shazier suffered a spinal-cord injury on 'Monday Night Football' that left the Pittsburgh Steelers star linebacker motionless on the field at ...

    Jake Vella, Malta's Most Inspirational Young Athlete, Has Been Released From ITU Just In Time For Christmas  Lovin Malta

    Jake Vella, the inspiring Maltese youth that needs to constantly exercise to battle the rare condition he suffers from, has been released from the Intensive ...

    These 15 Inspirational Quotes Are Helping People Live Their Best Lives  BuzzFeed News

    "I have this tattooed on my arm because there have been times in my life when it's the only thing that's gotten me through."

    FEATURE: 'We called my late son Kai 'Peter Pan' – he was never going to grow old' says brave Hitchin mum and author Vikki Hammond  The Comet

    Layth Yousif met inspirational Hitchin mother and author Vikki Hammond after the launch of her third book in honour of her late son Kai. All funds raised will go to ...

    Deaf basketball coach serves as an inspiration to his players  WCBI

    At the Mississippi School for the Deaf, basketball coach Sekoe White is pushed to inspire his players as much as he can. That's because he grew up being ...

    'Gracious, engaged and inspirational': Washington University remembers President George HW Bush  Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom

    President George H.W. Bush visited the Washington University campus Feb. 17, 1989, to promote his “Thousand Points of Light” volunteerism campaign. (Photo: ...

    I'm A Celeb's Emily Atack shares inspirational body positive message after flying home  Heat World

    Inbetweeners actress Emily Atack certainly divided viewers of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! when she first stepped in the jungle. However, after three ...

    Award winning artist gets inspiration from deployment  KGWN

    CHEYENNE, Wyo - Rachel Ondrak, a specialist E4 Army Veteran, stopped by the morning show to talk about her award winning watercolor painting.

    Luka Modric's Journey To The Ballon d'Or Is Inspirational  SPORTbible

    At the age of six, Luka Modric's life was rocked to the core. He was made a refugee after his grandfather was shot dead by ethnic Serb rebels close to his home.

    Diana Awards: Honours for 'inspirational' young people  BBC News

    The Diana Awards recognise social or humanitarian work carried out by youth across the world.

    Holiday Reads: 10 Inspirational Books For Success In Work And Life  Forbes

    Whether you're looking for gift ideas or to take a timeout for you this holiday season to be inspired, here are the top books recommended by our community of ...

    Inspiration Trust's annual Christmas service featured pupils from schools in Cromer, Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Lowestoft, and Thetford. | Cromer, Sheringham and North Walsham News  North Norfolk News

    Children from a Cromer school celebrated the festive season at a Christmas *service* featuring pupils from academies across Norfolk and Suffolk.

    Mendis credits Mathews for inspiration  Cricbuzz

    The pair played out the entire fourth day to help Sri Lanka recover from a precariously placed 13 for 3 as they ended the day's play at 259 for 3.

    Cade Foehner Is Chasing a 'Crown' in Inspirational New Song  Taste of Country

    Former American Idol contestant Cade Foehner is back with his first new single since his run on the show concluded, and he's letting Taste of Country readers ...

    Rabbi Abraham Cooper: Hanukkah’s triumph of faith over evil -- an inspirational lesson for all Americans  Fox News

    The Jewish Festival of Lights recalls the improbable victory of a small band of Jews in the land of Israel during the second century BCE against a Syrian-Greek ...

    A Fighting Spirit: Daniel Boone's Stephen Spitko an inspiration amid cancer battle  The Mercury

    UNION — He's no stranger to dealing with tough opponents.

    The inspirational football team who've won a national award for breaking the silence on stillbirth  ITV News

    They've been described as Britain's most inspirational footballers. Sands United play in Northampton's Nene Valley league. They're named after a charity ...

    The career inspiration you need this Christmas Independent Jobs

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. The evenings are crisp, the pubs are cosy and the streets are lined with twinkly lights and enthusiastic shoppers.

    Ex-‘Fox & Friends' Host Explains How Russian Trolls Took Inspiration From The Show  HuffPost

    CNN host Alisyn Camerota explained on Tuesday's broadcast of “New Day” how Russian officials behind the country's propaganda social media bot accounts ...

    Nike Launch Inspirational Advert Featuring Raheem Sterling  The Sportsman

    Nike have unveiled a brand new advert coming out in support of Raheem Sterling after he spoke out against the racist abuse he has received over the past ...

    Rogers Delivers On Pre-Match Promise As Inspirational Mullinalaghta Make History

    Mighty Mullinalaghta delivered a monumental shock today in an O'Connor Park showdown against Dublin champions Kilmacud Crokes. The huge outsiders ...

    Author Bobby W. Covert's Newly Released "Inspiration for a Broken Heart" is an Uplifting Work of Faith and Healing After a Father Suffers the Unbearable Loss of His Son  Benzinga

    MEADVILLE, Pa., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "Inspiration for a Broken Heart": a powerful testament to power of faith as a beacon lighting the way ...

    Michelle Obama in London: Former First Lady has audience captivated with 'inspirational' talk  Evening Standard

    Michelle Obama took to the Royal Festival Hall stage last night for her much anticipated book tour appearance and, judging by Twitter, she did not disappoint.

    'Peter O'Mahony's just this inspirational figure'

    A man economic with his words, Donal Lenihan believes Peter O'Mahony is an "inspirational" leader within the Ireland team who simply leads by example.

    3 Idiots Inspiration Sonam Wangchuk Reveals Story Of Viral 'Jeep-Roof' Pic To Anand Mahindra  NDTV News

    In an interesting Twitter exchange, Sonam Wangchuk - engineer, innovator and educator who inspired Aamir Khan's character in 3 Idiots - told Anand Mahindra ...

    Passing on a little holiday inspiration  Coshocton Tribune

    Millers were inspired by neighbors to create a Christmas light show. Now others line the street as they are inspired by what the Millers\nhave done.

    Search On For Inspirational Young People In Clare  Clare FM

    Gardaí are on the hunt to find inspirational young leaders around Clare, to reward them for their work. The Garda Youth Awards is a nationwide scheme that is ...

    Mary Quant: fashion's inspirational icon for the #metoo era  The Conversation - UK

    Tickets have just gone on sale for the V&A London's Mary Quant exhibition, which opens its doors on April 6 2019. The timing, whether through luck or curatorial ...

    How Outdoor Retail Chain Maintains Its Sharp Edge With Innovation, Expertise And Inspiration  Forbes

    Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports began 85 years ago in a small shop in Manchester, England and now has a chain of retail stores across the United Kingdom.

    Paul Pogba’s inspirational team talk for France refutes Mourinho’s ‘virus’ claims  101 Great Goals

    Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho's relationship has been one that has engulfed the media on many occasions. However, one particular incident stood out earlier ...

    BENNTY draws inspiration from the 48 Hour Film Project to create The October Project  PGH City Paper

    Artists were challenged to write an original song in one weekend, based on a theme and lyric provided by the organizer.

    Olivia Eaton's inspirational dad helping her defend her beach sprint title two months after his death

    Beach sprint champ Olivia Eaton's dad died in September but he'll be helping defend her title this weekend.

    Stop Fixing Others and Start Encouraging Them - Your Morning Cup of Inspiration  Beliefnet

    You cannot fix other people. I wish, as human beings, that we had those kinds of powers, but we don't. I have family members and friends who are in dire need of ...

    Kansas City's 'Living Room' could provide inspiration for future of Parcel 5  13WHAM-TV

    Rochester, N. Y. – A delegation from Rochester was in Kansas City over the weekend, looking at ideas for Parcel 5. In particular, members of the delegation ...

    Chinese professor apologises for smoking in class ‘for inspiration’  South China Morning Post

    Wang Meng's habit sparks controversy after he is seen in video smoking a cigarette while addressing students at Communication University in Beijing.

    Read Rachael Denhollander's Speech for Accepting SI's Inspiration of the Year Award  Sports Illustrated

    Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to publicly accuse USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual assault.

    WEA Awards recognise inspirational lifelong learners and tutors  FE Week

    A former boxer who overcame alcohol and substance abuse to get back into the ring as a coach has been crowned outstanding student of the year by the ...

    Flowers: Women's March organizers need divine inspiration - Opinion  The Ledger

    As a woman who immersed herself in the lives of the saints growing up, I have a unique perspective on the modern feminist movements we're seeing today, ...

    How to wear sturdy boots this winter: Street style inspiration from Veronika Heilbrunner  VOGUE Paris

    German model and influencer Veronika Heilbrunner is one of the most photographed influencers when it comes to street style. Her off-duty model attire, which ...

    Michael Schumacher latest: Son Mick gives emotional tribute to inspirational dad

    MICHAEL Schumacher's son Mick has paid emotional tribute to his father, who was injured in a skiing accident in 2013.

    Indiana Jazz Trio Takes Inspiration From Garage Rock  WGLT News

    Heartland Trio founder and bassist Hannah Marks' introduction to music performance had spiritual beginnings, if by accident.

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