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Learning 542

It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. – Somerset Maugham

Learning 537

Focus on the worthy
The person who tries to do everything ultimately achieves nothing. Time is most precious commodity. The real secret to getting control of your life is to restore a sense of focus in your days. The real secret to getting things done is knowing what things need to be left undone.


100 World’s Topmost Inspiring Life Quotes

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. – Albert Schweitzer

As you grow older you will understand more and more that it’s not about what you look like or what you own, rather it’s all about the person you’ve become. As like we need a shower to keep ourselves fresh; we need to be inspired on a regular basis to get motivated and carry out our work with the same energy and passion.

Quotes are always a good source of positive energy and inspiration. They are those little reminders to keep us inspired on a regular basis. They pack so much of wisdom in so few words that some of them are really mind and heart touching. Just reading them has power to infuse in you a Eureka! moment. Today I am compiling the World’s 100 topmost inspirational life quotes. I have always been inspired from such words of wisdom and inculcating some of them really makes a big difference in the quality of your life and sometimes they awake us. These words of wisdom have been picked by me at various times while surfing on the net, reading books or just clicking some lines to my mind after reading or watching some news or something around.

Here is the list of World’s 100 topmost inspirational one’s from various visionaries:

  1. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs
  2. “I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I’m doing it myself.” –Albert Einstein
  3. “Nowhere on your birth certificate did it say life would be fair.” – Trevor Jones
  4. “All life is experience, and one level is exchanged for another only when its lesson is learned.” – Henry Ford
  5. “Your vision becomes clear when you look inside your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” – Carl Jung
  6. “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau.
  7. “If it is a one minute task, don’t add it to your “To Do List”, do it now.” – Gkindshivani
  8. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  9. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”-Robert Frost
  10. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill
  11. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen R. Covey
  12. “The only thing you can give a man without hurting him is an opportunity.” – Henry Ford
  13. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein
  14. “We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everyhwere.” – Tim McGraw
  15. “I only compete with myself. That’s the only competition I need.” – Gkindshivani
  16. Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it. Life is life, fight for it.” –Mother Teresa
  17. “Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.” – Unknown
  18. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean
  19. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
  20.  “You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer
  21. “I am the author of my life. Unfortunately I’m writing in pen and I can’t erase my mistakes.” – Unknown
  22. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”- Henry Ford
  23. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs
  24. “At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t.” – Andy Roddick
  25. “It’s ok not to know all the answers. It’s better to admit our ignorance than to believe answers that might be wrong. Pretending to know everything closes the door to finding out what’s really there.” – Gkindshivani
  26. When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon
  27. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” –Les Brown
  28. “Greatest thing we can produce is character. Everything else can be taken from us, but not our character.” – Henry Ford
  29. “People were created to be loved. Things were created to be used. The reason the world is in chaos, is because things are being loved, and people are being used.” – Unknown
  30. “In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away.” – Shing Xiong
  31. “When you once get an idea in which you believe with all your heart, work it out.” – Henry Ford
  32. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
  33. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – James Dean
  34. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers
  35. “Don’t be afraid of change. You may end up losing something good, but you will probably end up gaining something better.”- Gkindshivani
  36. We become what we think about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  37. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe
  38. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  39. If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?” – Rumi
  40. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus
  41. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  42. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.  That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
  43. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  44. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau
  45. “Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what he is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so you are not surprised. But presently he starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. You thought you were going to be made into a decent little cottage; but he is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it himself.” – C.S. Lewis
  46. “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” – Ancient Indian Proverb
  47. “We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell
  48. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  49. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl
  50. “The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.”Gkindshivani
  51. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  52. “There comes a time in life when you have to let go of all the pointless drama & and the people who create it, and surround yourself with people that make you laugh so hard that you completely forget the bad and focus solely on the good. After all, life is too short to be anything but happy.” – Unknown
  53. I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” ― Albert Einstein
  54. “If you hear a voice within yourself saying “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  55. “You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.” – Albert Einstein
  56. “Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.”- Jimmy Durante
  57. “If you look around, you can find a face of God in each thing, because He is not hidden in a church, in a mosque, or a synagogue, but everywhere. As there is no one who lives after seeing him, there is also no one dying after seeing him. Who finds Him, stays forever with him.” – Shams Tabrizi
  58. Your task is not to seek love, but to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi
  59. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
  60. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden
  61. “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.” – Erma Bombeck
  62. I’ve developed a new philosophy. I only dread one day at a time.” – Charlie Brown
  63. “The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver W Holmes
  64. People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.” – Unknown
  65. You are who you are and what you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change who you are and what you are by changing what goes into your mind.” – Zig Ziglar
  66. You can change your world by changing your words.” – Joel Osteen
  67. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
  68. We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato
  69. “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” – Kevin Kruse
  70.  “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively” ―Bob Marley
  71. “In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard.” ― John Grisham
  72. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.  – Robert Frost
  73. 73.  “I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.” – Unknown
  74. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that counts, it’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln
  75. “There is no man living that cannot do more than he thinks he can.” – Henry Ford
  76. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain
  77. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – Charles Swindoll
  78. “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
  79. Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.” – Confucius
  80. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank
  81. “Happiness is not something readymade.  It comes from your own actions.” –Dalai Lama
  82. First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.” – Aristotle
  83. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie
  84. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine
  85. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington
  86. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  87. “Limitations live only in our minds.  But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” – Jamie Paolinetti
  88. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan
  89. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” – Benjamin Franklin
  90. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby
  91. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  92. The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese Proverb
  93. I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh
  94. A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” – Unknown
  95. “It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” – Ann Landers
  96. “What’s done is done, what’s gone is gone. One of life’s lessons is always moving on, getting over a first love, dealing with heartbreak, dealing with death and dealing with life. It’s ok to look back and think of fond memories, but keep moving forward and you will live your life happily.” – Unknown
  97. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” –Farrah Gray
  98. Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” –Benjamin Franklin
  99. Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  100. “No one will ever get anywhere in this world unless he becomes a teacher, one who can show others how to do things.” – Henry Ford

All the above quotes are heavily packed with abundance of wisdom and are most inspiring ones. Do you like to share some other such most inspiring quotes? Please leave in the comments.