News & Articles

18 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Achieve Your Goals

Inspiration by nature can arrive entirely out of the blue and when it comes it’s important to grab it and turn it to your advantage. However, sometimes you can go days, weeks even months without ever feeling inspired about anything. In this scenario, you need to hunt it down, Here are 18 inspirational quotes to grease your gears from some of the greatest minds around.

On a positive attitude

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins

“If you are pained by any external thing, it is not this thing that disturbs you but your own judgement about it. And it is in your power to wipe out this judgement now.” – Marcus Aurelius

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough” – Mario Andretti

“We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” - Arianna Huffington

On knowledge

“We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we can’t be wise with other men’s wisdom.” – David Brooks

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” ― Confucius

On goal-setting

"The question I ask myself like almost every day is, 'Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?'” - Mark Zuckerberg

“To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the "what is next", of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.” - Mark Twain

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” - Steve Jobs

“You are never too old to set a new goal or to dream a new dream.” - C.S. Lewis

On success

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ― Maya Angelou

“You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.” ― Lou Holtz

“If Plan “A” fails, remember you have 25 letters left.” – Chris Guillebeau

“Some failure in life is inevitable. 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.” - J.K. Rowling

“Think progress, not perfection” – Ryan Holiday

"It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela

 

What’s your favourite inspirational quote? Let us know by connecting with us on Twitter @TimeForYouGroup.

Why The People You Surround Yourself With Are The Key To Your Success