Daily Inspirations

An eclectic collection of inspirational and motivational quotes

Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available. 

~Jim Beggs


A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forest. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.

~William Sharp


Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the titanic.
~Dave Berry


"Life is mostly froth and bubbles, 
Two things stand like stone, 
Kindness in another's trouble, 
Courage in your own."
~Adam Lindsay Gordon

"Live so that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip."
~Will Rogers


The moving finger writes,
and having writ, moves on.
Not all your piety or wit
shall lure it back to cancel half a line,
nor all your tears wash out a word of it.
~The Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam


If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones. 

~Don Herold



Cherish your vision; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, if you remain true to them, your world will at last be built.

~James Allen


We are all faced with a series of great opportunities
brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems. 
~John W. Gardner


The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate.
It is for us to harmonize with this order.
~Henry Miller



When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won't 
come up with a handful of mud, either.
~Leo Burnett


The words "I am. . ." are potent words; be careful what you hitch them 
to. The thing you're claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming 
~A.L. Kitselman


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