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Top 60 Greatest Quotes To Live By


60

“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

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59

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


58

“Be willing to go all out, in pursuit of your dream. Ultimately it will pay off. You are more powerful than you think you are.” – Les Brown


57

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho


56

“Don’t worry what others are doing. Do you!” – Russell Simmons


55

“You cannot control everything that happens to you; you can only control the way you respond to what happens. In your response is your power.”


54

“Stay strong. Even when it feels like everything’s falling apart.”


53

“Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” – Thomas J. Watson


52

“Failure is a prerequisite for great success. If you want to succeed faster, double your rate of failure.” – Brian Tracy


51

“Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” – Henry Ford


50

“Just remember: The people that say, ‘your dreams are impossible’ have already quit on theirs.” – Grant Cardone

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49

“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


48

“If you really want to do something you’ll find a way, if you don’t you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn


47

“Don’t allow your past or present condition to control you. It’s just a process that you’re going through to get you to the next level.” – T.D. Jakes


46

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


45

“You will meet two kinds of people in life: ones who build you up and ones who tear you down. But in the end, you’ll thank them both.”


44

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


43

“Never ignore someone who cares for you because someday you’ll realize you’ve lost a diamond while you were busy collecting stones.”


42

“Great things never came from comfort zones.”


41

“Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and use them in your own quest for greatness.” – Paula Andress


40

“Start each day with a grateful heart.”

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39

“If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.”


38

“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” – Les Brown


37

“Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, your attitude when you have everything.”


36

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou


35

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” – Gail Sheehy


34

“You choose the life you live. If you don’t like it, it’s on you to change it because no one else is going to do it for you.” – Kim Kiyosaki


33

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen


32

“Talent is given, greatness is earned.”


31

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean


30

“In life, you get what you put in. Everything comes back around.”

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29

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


28

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt


27

“The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”


26

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey


25

“If you do not go after go after what you want, you will never have it. If you do not ask, the answer will always be ‘no’. If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place.”


24

“Life is not measured by the amount of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.”


23

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously, that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case you fail by default.


22

“Dream as you will live forever, live as you will die today.”


21

“The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.”


20

“Life is too short to wait.”

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19

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


18

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill


17

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein


16

“It’s important to make someone happy, and it’s important to start with yourself.”


15

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


14

“If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy.” – Dalai Lama


13

“The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


12

“It’s not about how hard you can hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” – Rocky Balboa


11

“I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou


10

“Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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9

“Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie


8

“There is no elevator to success — you have to take the stairs.”


7

“Plant your garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.” – Jose Luis Borges


6

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


5

“The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don’t always spoil the good things and make them unimportant.” – Doctor Who


4

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everyone would do it.” – Jimmy Dugan, A League of Their Own


3

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene


2

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan


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“I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.” – Joan Rivers