Inspirational Quotes

I, along with many other people, love inspirational quotes!  It is amazing to come accross a quote that can invoke so many feelings, in so few characters.  Wisdom, inspiration, witty, encouraging, poetic are just some adjectives to describe some of the following.

This page is a work in progress.  More quotes will be added regularly when I come across them.  I tend to tweet a lot of quotes, so if you like these then follow me on Twitter (@matt_oit) for regular inspiration.  Feel free to tweet these yoursevles and if you have any quotes that you think should be on the list, then send us an email via our contact page.

Abraham Lincoln

Inspirational Quotes

  • “I never quit until I get what I want.”-Thomas Edison
  • “All cats love fish but hate to get their paws wet”
  • “Knowledge is power”
  • Money can’t buy everything, but everything needs money”
  • The teacher has not taught, until the student has learned”
  • Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end up working for one”- Bill Gates
  • “Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction”- Anne Frank
  • “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do”- Bob Dylan
  • “Believe you can and you’re halfway there”- Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Always desire to learn something useful.” - Sophocles
  • “Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.”- Robert H. Schuller
  • “Action is the foundational key to all success.”- Pablo Picasso
  • “In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it – thou art a fool.”- Lord Chesterfield
  • You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.”- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • If a video is worth a thousand words, how many is a video worth?”
  • “Victory is mine!”- Stewie Griffin
  • “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”- Aristotle
  • “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.”- Elbert Hubbard
  • “As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.”- John Greenleaf Whittier
  • “Fall seven times, stand up eight”- Japanese Proverb
  • “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”- Benjamin Franklin
  • The harder you work, the luckier you get.”- Gary Player
  • “Winners never quit and quitters never win.”- Vince Lombardi
  • Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself”
  • “I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.”- Jonathan Winters
  • Common sense is not so common.- Voltaire
  • Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”- Abraham Lincoln
  • People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.”- Bob Dylan
  • Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”- Albert Einstein
  • The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.”
  • Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.”- Cato the Elder
  • Money without brains is always dangerous.”- Napoleon Hill
  • Success is a journey, not a destination.”- Ralph Arbitelle
  • The successful man, is the average man with laser-like focus.”
  • Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.” - Lydia M. Child
  • Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” - George EdwardWoodberry
  • Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” - Dale Carnegie
  • Failure is success if we learn from it.” - Malcolm Forbes
  • Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” - Jim Rohn
  • I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan
  • In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” - Bill Cosby
  • Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill
  • Success is dependent on effort.” - Sophocles
  • A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” - Joyce A. Myers
  • Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” - Robert Louis Stevenson 
  • “I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.” - Douglas Adams
  • “Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” - Steve Jobs
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela
  • “People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • “Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.” - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  • “I believe that how you feel is very important to how you look – that healthy equals beautiful.” – Victoria Principal