Quotes to inspire
With your morning coffee or tea, when you are having a tough day or just to keep you on your way

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
ANNE FRANK

 

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

MARGARET MEAD

 

If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
EPICTETUS

 

Social entrepreneurs identify resources where people only see problems. They view villagers as the solution, not as the passive beneficiary. They begin with the assumption of competence and unleash resources in the communities they are serving.

DAVID BORNSTEIN

 

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

CHINESE PROVERB

 

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

HELEN KELLER

 

Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry.

BILL DRAYTON

 

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

 

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

THOMAS A. EDISON

 

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

ALBERT EINSTEIN

 

It always seems impossible, until it's done. 

NELSON MANDELA

 

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

MAHATMA GANDHI

 

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

ARISTOTLE

 

All I was doing was trying to get home from work. 

ROSA PARKS

 

When the best leader's work is done the people say, "We did it ourselves."

LAO TZU

 

I failed my way to success

THOMAS EDISON

 

Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again.

BIKRAM CHOUDHURY

 

Trust is the first step to love.

MUNSHI PREMCHAND

 

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

ANDRE GIDE

 

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

RALPH NADER

 

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

WINSTON CHURCHILL

 

Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.

ERNEST SHACKLETON

 

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take,

WAYNE GRETZKY

 

By changing nothing, nothing changes.

TONY ROBBINS

 

All great changes are preceded by chaos.

DEEPAK CHOPRA

 

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.

MARK TWAIN

 

The key to good decision is not knowledge. It's understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.

MALCOM GLADWELL

 

The best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

 

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.

TONY ROBBINS

 

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.

JIM ROHN

 

Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth. The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

ELBERT HUBBARD

 

A leader is a person you will follow to a place you would not go by yourself.

JOEL BARKER

 

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

 

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

MAYA ANGELOU

 

You see things; and you say “Why?” But I dream things that never were; and I say “Why not?”

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

 

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. ALBERT EINSTEIN

 

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

PABLO PICASSO

 

Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.

PETER DRUCKER

 

 

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

ALBERT EINSTEIN

 

Don’t look for big things, just do small things with great love.

MOTHER TERESA

 

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

WINSTON CHURCHILL

 

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

 

We become what we think about.

EARL NIGHTINGALE

 

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.

CHARLES SWINDOLL

 

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

ARISTOTLE

 

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

 

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 that is why I succeed.
MICHAEL JORDAN

 

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage

ANAIS NIN

 

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.

ALICE WALKER

 

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

STEVE JOBS

 

Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.

MALCOM GLADWELL

 

The teachers are everywhere. What is wanted is a learner.

WENDELL BERRY

 

Look, if I were alone in the world, I would have the right to choose despair, solitude and self-fulfillment. But I am not alone.
ELIE WIESEL

 

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