A neverending source of inspiration… quotes

August 6th, 2009

“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“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 the safe harbor…..Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“If a man does his best, what else is there?” – General George Patton Jr

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. – Confucius

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

What I have is a page filled with some of my favourite quotes, over time I evolve them, add in new ones, keep it growing.  When things are tough I’ll sit down and give it a read.  It really helps… honestly it does.

I have put together a Google Doc to share with you guys, add your own in the comments and I’ll update it.  View the Inspirational Quotes.

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8 Responses to “A neverending source of inspiration… quotes”

  1. Michelle Ackers Says:

    “It’s nice to be important, but more important to be nice.” Cassis, John

  2. Jared Honore Says:

    “It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you are not.” – Dennis Waitley

  3. linda coles Says:

    “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler. ” ~ Albert Einstein

    You miss 100% of the shots you don’t make. Wayne Gretzky

  4. Carl Says:

    It’s not what I can do that keeps me going, but rather what I can’t. Original

  5. Sheldon (Marketing Consultant, Tauranga) Says:

    You’re damned if you do and you’re damned if you don’t – Bart Simpson.

  6. Jake Says:

    This is an awesome way for you to interact with your readers bro, well done.

  7. Ben Young Says:

    Thanks everyone for your submissions, I have a few other goodies which I’ll add over the week.

    @Jake It’s been fun 🙂

  8. Samnzed Says:

    If the only tool you have is a hammer you’ll try and address all issues as if they’re nails – anon

    Books are fine but they’re a mightly bloodless subsitute for life – RL Stephenson

    Racing and Hunting will madden the mind – Tao Te Ching

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