50 Quotes to live by...

Recently I have been a little low on motivation and have found myself endlessly procrastinating, so I decided to sit down and look up some quotes that would help me get out of this little funk that I had found myself in.

So here we go, 50 quotes to live by:

1: Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible" - Audrey Hepburn

2: I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou

3: Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right! - Henry Ford

4: Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. - Vincenzo Lombardi

5: Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. - Charles Swindoll

6: If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough. - Oprah Winfrey

7: Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt

8: I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. - Jimmy Dean

9: Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt

10: To handle yourself, use your head, to handle
 others, use your heart. - Eleanor Roosevelt

11: Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. - Les Brown

12: Do or Do not. There is no try. - Yoda (Yes, THE Yoda)

13: Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve. - Napoleon Hil

14: Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sailed away from safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. - Mark Twain

15: I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And this is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan

16: Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. - Albert Einstein

17: I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. - Stephen Covey

18: When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford

19: The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. - Alice Walker

20: The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. - Amelia Earhart

21: It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. - Aristotle Onassis

22: We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. - Ronald Reagan

23: Everything you've ever wanted in on the otherside of fear. - George Addair

24: We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato

25: Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou

26: I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. - Mother Teresa

27: We we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. - Plutarch

28: Don't just each day but the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson

29: The only way to do great work is to love what you do. - Steve Jobs

30: Change your thoughts and you change your world. - Norman Vincent Peale

31: The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me. - Ayn Rand

32: If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint and that voice will be silences. - Vincent Van Gogh

33: Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. - Farrah Gray

34: Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. - Dalai Lama

35: You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. - Maya Angelou 

36: I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear. - Rosa Parks

37: I would rather die of passion than of boredom. - Vincent Van Gogh

38: A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. - Unknown

39: A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. - Albert Einstein

40: What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. - Bob Dylan

41: I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. being willing is not enough; we must do. - Leonardo da Vinci

42: If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington

43: Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. - Jamie Paolinetti

44: If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on. - Sheryl Sandberg

45: Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. - Ancient Indian Proverb

46: When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. - Helen Keller

47: Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. - Confucius

48: How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank

49: When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life. - John Lennon

50: The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

So, what is your favourite quote from this? Or do you have another one? Comment below!


  1. This is such an inspiring post! I love looking at inspirational quotes when I find myself in my own little funk. I love number 31 in your list! A quote that I've found quite inspiring is this one: "It's okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire." - Colette Werden
    Great post!

    Charlotte xx


  2. Mine is 'Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's learning to dance in the rain' 😍
    Great post xx

  3. Such a fab idea for a blog post! I love number 34! Reminds me of the times that I have found what I really want when I was actually setting out for something else!

    Nai xoxo