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30 Life-Changing Thoughts from Famous People

Even if you are a very positive person by nature, you might need a little push to get you through your day now and then. The truth is, life can get overwhelming and tiring sometimes, so any words of inspiration or wisdom are welcome.

In this article, we’ve gathered some of the most inspirational quotes from famous people that will help you build a positive attitude toward yourself, other people, and life in general.

30 Inspirational Thoughts About Life

1.“Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” – By Will Smith

2.“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – By Ralph Waldo Emerson

3.“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – By Socrates

4.“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 …” – By Steve Jobs

5.“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – By Abraham Lincoln

6.“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – By Dr. Seuss

7.“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.” – By Steve Jobs

8.“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” — By Franklin D. Roosevelt

9. “Even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.” — By Stephen Chbosky

10.“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – By Eleanor Roosevelt

12.“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – By Maya Angelou

13.“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.” – By Mark Twain

14.“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – By Martin Luther King, Jr.

15.“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – By Thich Nhat Hanh

16.“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” — By Dr. Seuss

17.“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – By T. S. Eliot

18.“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – By Eleanor Roosevelt

19.“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” – By Henry Ford

20.“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.” – By Rumi

21.“We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.” — By Brad Meltzer

22.“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – By Thomas A. Edison

23.“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.” – By Nelson Mandela

24.“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” — By Albert Einstein

25.“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.” – By Harriet Tubman

26.“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” — By Herman Hesse

27.“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.” – By Leonardo Da Vinci

28. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” — By Alice Walker

29. “Challenges make life interesting, however overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — By Mark Twain

30. “Straight roads do not make skillful drivers.” — By Paulo Coelho

Which of these is your favorite life quote? If you know any other inspirational thought, feel free to share it in the comments.

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Power of Positivity | Your Tango

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