Inspirational Quotes

Some of my favorite quotes that are have been inspirational to me in no particular order. Be sure to revisit as additions will be made from time to time.

“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.”
― Paulo Coelho

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
― Winston S. Churchill

“To know a thing, dip yourself in it like pen and ink, let it write you in its own words.”
― Elizabeth Ayres

“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled.  For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.”
― M. Scott Peck

“If it is important to you, you will find a way.  If not, you’ll find an excuse.”
― Frank Banks

“Education is the one thing in life that no one can ever take away from you.”
― David Rogier, CEO & Co-Founder of Master Class, quoting his grandmother

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
― Will Rogers

“Schedule your priorities rather than prioritizing your schedule.”
― From a 7 Habits of Highly Effective People calendar.

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change.” ― Power of Intention, Wayne Dyer


Quotes that make me think about plots or characters

“Everyone behaves badly–given the chance.”
― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises