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Inspirational Quotes From Inspirational Leaders

A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
Mohandas Gandhi

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Mohandas Gandhi

A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
Mohandas Gandhi

A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mohandas Gandhi

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
Mohandas Gandhi

A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
Mohandas Gandhi

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Mohandas Gandhi

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
Mohandas Gandhi

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
Mohandas Gandhi

I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God’s creation, woman, the object of our lust.
Mohandas Gandhi

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
Mohandas Gandhi

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
Mohandas Gandhi

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Mohandas Gandhi

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
Mohandas Gandhi

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
Mohandas Gandhi

Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
Mohandas Gandhi

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Mohandas Gandhi

In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
Mohandas Gandhi

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Mohandas Gandhi

Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
Mohandas Gandhi

Infinite striving to be the best is man’s duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God’s hands.
Mohandas Gandhi

Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
Mohandas Gandhi

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas A. Edison

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Thomas A. Edison

I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists – proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.
Thomas A. Edison

I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.
Thomas A. Edison

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
Thomas A. Edison

I start where the last man left off.
Thomas A. Edison

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thomas A. Edison

It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Thomas A. Edison

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.
Thomas A. Edison

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
Thomas A. Edison

Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.
Thomas A. Edison

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Thomas A. Edison

One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But… I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison

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

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison

Religion is all bunk.
Thomas A. Edison

Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won’t work.
Thomas A. Edison

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Thomas A. Edison

The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
Thomas A. Edison

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
Thomas A. Edison

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Thomas A. Edison

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
Thomas A. Edison

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Thomas A. Edison

There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
Thomas A. Edison

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
Thomas A. Edison

There is no substitute for hard work.
Thomas A. Edison

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Tony Robbins

For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.
Tony Robbins

How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I’m committed to?
Tony Robbins

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Tony Robbins

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Tony Robbins

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

If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results.
Tony Robbins

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Tony Robbins

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Tony Robbins

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Tony Robbins

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.
Tony Robbins

It not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.
Tony Robbins

It’s not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Tony Robbins

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Tony Robbins

Live with passion!
Tony Robbins

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Tony Robbins

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain – and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Tony Robbins

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
Tony Robbins

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life’s deepest joy: true fulfillment.
Tony Robbins

Passion is the genesis of genius.
Tony Robbins

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Tony Robbins

Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.
Tony Robbins

The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
Tony Robbins

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Tony Robbins

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.
Tony Robbins

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Tony Robbins

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Tony Robbins

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Tony Robbins

There’s always a way – if you’re committed.
Tony Robbins

There’s no abiding success without commitment.
Tony Robbins

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Tony Robbins

Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
Thomas A. Edison

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
Thomas A. Edison

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
Thomas A. Edison

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Thomas A. Edison

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Thomas A. Edison

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas A. Edison

Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Thomas A. Edison

Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.
Thomas A. Edison

His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.
Thomas A. Edison

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Thomas A. Edison

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison

A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.
Tony Robbins

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
Brian Tracy

Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
Brian Tracy

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Brian Tracy

Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
Brian Tracy

I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Brian Tracy

If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.
Brian Tracy

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Brian Tracy

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
Brian Tracy

Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future.
Brian Tracy

It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Brian Tracy

Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.
Brian Tracy

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.
Brian Tracy

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Brian Tracy

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Brian Tracy

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Brian Tracy

People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
Brian Tracy

Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.
Brian Tracy

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Brian Tracy

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”
Brian Tracy

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
Brian Tracy

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Brian Tracy

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
Brian Tracy

The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.
Brian Tracy

Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.
Brian Tracy

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
Brian Tracy

You can become an even more excellent person by constantly setting higher and higher standards for yourself and then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards.
Brian Tracy

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Brian Tracy

You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
Brian Tracy

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Brian Tracy

Your company’s most valuable asset is how it is known to its customers.
Brian Tracy

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Brian Tracy

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Mother Teresa

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Mother Teresa

Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.
Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
Mother Teresa

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
Mother Teresa

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Mother Teresa

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
Mother Teresa

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Mother Teresa

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Mother Teresa

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God – the rest will be given.
Mother Teresa

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.
Mother Teresa

There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use.
Mother Teresa

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Mother Teresa

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
Mother Teresa

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
Mother Teresa

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
Mother Teresa

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
Mother Teresa

Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Napolean Hill

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Napolean Hill

Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit.
Napolean Hill

Failure is nature’s plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
Napolean Hill

If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Napolean Hill

There is no such thing as Something for nothing.
Napolean Hill

Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Napolean Hill

Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Napolean Hill

Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Napolean Hill

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Napolean Hill

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