Daily Inspirations

An eclectic collection of inspirational and motivational quotes


There is always a lot to be thankful for, if you take the time to look. For example, I'm sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt. 


You're not going to make me have a bad day. If there's oxygen on earth and I'm breathing, it's going to be a good day. 
~Cotton Fitzsimmons (former head coach of the Phoenix Suns)



"Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly."
-- Life's Little Instruction Book 


Throw back the shoulders, let the heart sing, let the eyes flash, let 
the mind be lifted up, look upward and say to yourself...Nothing is 
~Norman Vincent Peale


If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,' that would suffice.
~Meister Eckhart


How monotonous the sounds of the forest would be if the music came only from the Top Ten birds.
~Dan Bennett 

No longer forward nor behind
I look in hope or fear;
But, grateful, take the good I find,
The best of now and here.
~John Greenleaf Whittier


The best things in life arenít things.
~Art Buchwald


Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The 
saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. 
~Louis E. Boone


Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort 
searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. 
Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
~Og Mandino


You should not confuse your career with your life.
~Dave Berry


If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning "Good morning" at total strangers.
~Maya Angelou 


Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, 
places to play in and pray in, 
where Nature may heal and cheer 
and give strength to body and soul alike. 
~John Muir



Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your Vision 
is the promise of what you shall one day be: your Ideal is the prophecy 
of what you shall at last unveil. 
~James Allen


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