inspirational words by scholars

Topics: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Winston Churchill, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Pages: 5 (887 words) Published: October 27, 2014
Inspirational quotes

Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Sir Winston Churchill

Never give in. Never. Never. Never. Never.

If you're going through hell, keep going.

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Japanese proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

Mary Pickford

If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.

Thomas Edison

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

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Results? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results! If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward....

Christopher Reeve

Once you choose hope, anything's possible.

Nelson Mandela

It always seems impossible until it's done.

The greatest glory in living lies in not never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

William Dempster Hoard

Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.

Zig Ziglar

Failure is an event, never a person.

Dolly Parton

If you want the rainbow, then you've gotta put up with the rain.

Jane Addams

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Marian Wright Edelman

You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.

Mary Kay Ash

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.

John Quincy Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

Herodotus

Some give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.

Franklin D Roosevelt

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Dale Carnegie

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Barack Obama

Hope is what led a band of colonists to rise up against an empire; what led the greatest of generations to free a continent and heal a nation; what led young women and young men to sit at lunch counters and brave fire hoses and march through Selma and Montgomery for freedom's cause. Hope is what led me here today - with a father from Kenya, a mother from Kansas; and a story that could only happen in the United States of America. Hope is the bedrock of this nation; the belief that our destiny will not be written for us, butby us; by all those men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is; who have courage to remake the world as it should be.

Don Quixote

Sanity may be madness but the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.

Henri Nouwen

All the great spiritual leaders in history were people of hope. Abraham, Moses, Ruth, Mary, Jesus, Rumi, Gandhi, and Dorothy Day all lived with a promise in their hearts that guided them toward the future without the need to know exactly what it would look like. Let's live with hope.

Mohandas K Gandhi

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Robert Fulghum

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