Daily Inspirations

An eclectic collection of inspirational and motivational quotes


For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
~Clarence E. Hodges


I've learned that when someone is looking sad,
or says something bad happened, never say,
"What's the matter?" or "What's wrong?"
Always say, "Do you want to talk about it? I'm here for you."
~Anon. Age 14
From Live and Learn and Pass it On



Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to 
watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know 
everything there is to be known.


Enjoy the little things, for one day, you may look back and discover 
they were the big things. 


You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.
~ Wayne Dyer


Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small 
ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to 
sleep in peace. God is awake.
~ Victor Hugo



We live in deeds, not years; In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not 
in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs.
~David Bailey


A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
~John Lubbock


The good you do comes back to you - sometimes when you need it most, 
sometimes when you least expect it.
~Darnell Garski


You! One of a kind. Rarest of the rare. A priceless treasure, possessed 
of qualities in mind and speech and movement and appearance and actions 
as no other who has ever lived, lives, or shall live. 
Why have you valued yourself in pennies when you are worth a king's 
Why did you listen to those who demeaned you ... and far worse, why did 
you believe them?
~Og Mandino



Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the 
breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an 
emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.
~Natalie Goldberg


A year from now you will wish you had started today. 
~Karen Lamb


If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk. If you can't 
walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, keep moving.
~Martin Luther King, Jr


Fear less, hope more; 
eat less, chew more; 
whine less, breathe more; 
talk less, say more; 
hate less, love more; 
and all good things are yours.
~Swedish proverb


Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family:
Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
~Jane Howard



There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked 
people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I 
don't expect you to save the world; I do think it's not asking too much 
for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those 
whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary and 
remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair and 
~Nikki Giovanni




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