Transform your life with daily journaling – Inspiring quotes

July 17, 2018  |  Uncategorized
  1. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C.S. Lewis


  1. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Henry David Thoreau


  1. Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.

                                                                                                                              —Edgar Allan Poe


  1. A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

        —John Barrymore


  1. First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.



  1. We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

            —Ralph Waldo Emerson


  1. Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal.

           —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


  1. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.



  1. Goals that are not written down are just wishes.



  1. Hitch your wagon to a star.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (repeated twice. Please provide another quote)


  1. Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

                   —Napoleon Hill 

  1. Be as you wish to seem.



  1. The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

                           —Thomas Jefferson


  1. Belief creates the actual fact.

                   —William James




  1. If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.

                         —Thomas Fuller


  1. Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.



  1. The power of imagination makes us infinite.

            —John Muir


  1. Ideas shape the course of history.

               —John Maynard Keynes


  1. I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.

  —Khalil Gibran


  1. When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.

               —Napoleon Hill


  1. The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size.

                  —Oliver Wendell Holmes


  1. Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?

            —Sun Tzu


  1. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.

              —Albert Einstein


  1. All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

           —Orison Swett Marden


  1. Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.


  1. People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.

                         —William Butler Yeats


  1. You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

                         —Rabindranath Tagore



  1. I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.

                        Henry David Thoreau


  1. … only he is an emancipated thinker who is not afraid to write foolish things.

           —Anton Chekhov


  1. It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.

                 —Robert Benchley


  1. The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows whither he is going.

                —David Starr Jordan


  1. I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.

                     —Oscar Wilde


  1. The mind’s direction is more important than its progress.

                                                                                                               —Joseph Joubert


  1. Use the right word and not its second cousin.

    —Mark Twain


  1. Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view.

       —Thomas Kempis


  1. You must write for yourself, above all. That is (your) only hope of creating something beautiful.

                  —Gustave Flaubert


  1. Then let us all do what is right, strive with all our might toward the unattainable, develop as fully as we can the gifts God has given us, and never stop learning.

Ludwig van Beethoven


  1. The biggest obstacle to our big goals is a path to a lesser goal.

     —The Bhagwad Gita 


  1. It is better to strive in one’s own dharma than to succeed in the dharma of another. Nothing is ever lost in following one’s own dharma. But competition in another’s dharma breeds fear and insecurity.



  1. Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.



  1. A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s heaven for?

Robert Browning


  1. A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.

                                      — Thomas Carlyle


  1. If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.

            —Lewis Carroll


  1. It is necessary to try to surpass one’s self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.

                    —Queen Christina (of Sweden Swedish queen 1632-1654)


  1. Let us watch well our beginnings, and results will manage themselves.

                           —Alexander Clark


  1. The first essentials, of course, is to know what you want.

Robert Collier


  1. Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.

         —John Dewey


  1. Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

                —Fyodor Dostoevsky


  1. In whatever position you find yourself determine first your objective.

                           —Ferdinand Foch


  1. Knowing where you’re going is all you need to get there.

Frederick (Carl) Frieseke


  1. Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal.

                               —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


  1. A goal is a dream with a deadline.

         —Napoleon Hill 


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