23 Inspiring Quotes About Life from Famous People
A lot of people keep positive and motivational quotes around their house and on their office desk. Sounds familiar? That’s because these quotes can serve as a good push to get through the day.
Life might become overwhelming and tiring. Therefore any words of inspiration and wisdom are more than welcome. Throughout history, many famous people have said many smart things which when read easily the way we see life.
This is the perfect time for some inspiration and motivation. Read on to find out more.
23 Quotes on Life from Famous People
#1 “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” – Will Smith
#2 “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
#3 “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
#4 “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
#5 “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
#6 “Only those who will risk going too far can find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot
#7 ”It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo Da Vinci
#8 “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
#9 ”There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.” – Nelson Mandela
#10 “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
#11 “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi
#12 ”Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubma
#13 “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West
#14 “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
#15 “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan
#16 “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
#17 ”Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.” – Albert Einstein
#18 “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” – Henry Ford
#19 “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes … the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules … You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things … They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius …” – Steve Jobs
#20 “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
#21 Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
#22 “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs
#23 “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” — Mark Zuckerberg